RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
October 20, 2021
Features like Google account’s password and bookmark sync, extension support, cross-device migration, etc., make Chrome the number one choice over competitors. Chrome is the most installed web browser used today. Let’s explore how to set Chrome as your default browser.
This is for Windows 10 and iPhone/iPad running Chrome
Before we go any further, you need to have the Google Chrome browser installed on your computer or iPhone/iPad. You can download the Chrome app from the app or play store for your iPhone/iPad or from Google’s website if you are using a desktop or laptop.
Set Chrome as Default Browser on Windows 10
First, open System settings by pressing Windows key+I, and then click on Apps. Refer to below image:
Next, from the pane on the left side, click Default Apps. See below image:
Now, locate the Web Browser section, click on your current default browser, and then scroll through the list and select Google Chrome. See following image where Google Chrome is already my default browser:
Next, close Settings. Chrome is now your default web browser.
Set Chrome as Default Browser on iPhone/iPad
If you are running iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 or higher, Apple made it possible to change the default web browser on iPhone/iPad.
First, locate your Settings app on your iPhone/iPad and tap it. Use Apple’s built-in Spotlight Search (your first screen) to quickly find the app if you can not locate it on your Home screen. Refer to below image:
Next, scroll down and select the Chrome app. See below image:
Now, select the Default Browser App from the menu. If the setting has not been changed before, it will list Safari as the default. See following image:
Next, choose Chrome from the list of installed web browser apps. Refer to below image:
Now, close Settings. The next time you click on a link in any app installed on your iPhone/iPad, it will automatically open Chrome.
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