How to clear and change default apps on Android

Last Update date : Oct 27. 2020

Sometimes you may have multiple apps installed on your Android device that may be set as the default application for a certain file or data type. Maybe you have installed multiple media players or web browsers. Fact is, only one app can be the default app that opens up when you launch a file type or protocol on your device. If none has been set, you will instant get an action prompt where you are asked to select the app you want to open your selection with.

Note: Screen show below maybe varies from different android version.

Here are the steps to make your Android to allow you to choose which Apps you desired to launch.

 

Change default apps

Please Note: Change default browser will be use as example for following steps.

1 Go To Setting
setting
2 Find Apps
apps
3 Tap at option menu (Three dot on right top corner)
apps
4 Select Default apps
apps
5 Check your default Browser app. For this example, Samsung Internet Browser is default browser.
apps

Note: If the apps you want to change is not in Default App list, please click here

6 Now you can change the default browser
apps
7 you can choose always for the apps selection
apps
Clear default apps

Please Note: Clear default browser will be use as example for following steps.

1 Go To Setting
setting
2 Find Apps
apps
3 Select the apps you want to clear it from any default setting
apps
4 Select "Set as default"
apps

 

 

 

 

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