Change the default browser in Android: Are you tired using your old default browser? If yes, then it's time to replace it, In this article, I will be teaching you how you can change your default browser in all these different phones: Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo, and Huawei.

Change Default Browser in Android

To change the default browser in your android phone, follow these steps.

  • Open Settings of your phone.
  • Tap on Installed apps/applications option.
  • Here you will find a list of all the apps on your device, Tap on Defaults.
  • Tap on the Browser option and then select the browser you like.
  • Voila! You have successfully changed your default browser to Chrome.
NOTE: Every android device has different application options like some have installed apps, and so on. Some devices even don't have any apps option. So its better to read this whole article where I have told How to change your Default Browser in almost every android mobile phone.

What is a Default Browser

A default browser is a browser that is correlated with the web, whether they are links or web documents. A default browser comes pre-installed in your android phone. 

Whenever you click a link through any other channels like WhatsApp, youtube or facebook then the link will open in your default browser.

Advantages of a Default Browser

Some browsers are super slow or are not perfectly designed which makes you feel bad to use these browsers. 

Many phone companies have their own browser which becomes the default browser of the company's phone. this irritates users because this kind of browser doesn't work properly.

Many times, you like chrome instead of firefox because of some reason but whenever you click a link it opens in firefox which makes you feel uncomfortable.

In this case,  Switching your firefox web browser with chrome will help you. By this, all the links you will open will only open in your selected default browser only i.e chrome. we are going to take the same example in the full post i.e switching from any default browser to chrome.

Set Chrome as Default Browser in Mi/Xiaomi

Xiaomi is one of the most used android phones company, Xiaomi has its own default browser which irritates a lot even I got irritated by it many times. If you own one phone from  Xiaomi, Redmi or mi then you can follow these steps to set chrome as your default browser or change your default browser.
  • Open Settings of your mi phone by clicking on the Gear icon Gear on Google Android 10.0
  • Scroll down and you will find an option of Installed apps in the Device Category, Tap on it! 
    Redmi/MI/Xiaomi settings installed apps option
    redmi installed apps
  • Here you will find a list of all the apps installed on your device, Tap on the More option (three dots) at the top right corner.
    Change Default Browser in Mi/redmi/xiaomi Phone, set chrome as default browser
    apps more options
  • Tap on Default apps option
    Change Default Browser in Mi/redmi/xiaomi Phone, set chrome as default browser in mi
    default app option
  • Tap on the Browser option and then select chrome
    Change Default Browser in Mi/redmi/xiaomi Phone, set chrome as default browser in mi
    default browser option
  • Voila! You have successfully changed your default browser to Chrome.

How to Set Chrome as Default Browser in Vivo

If you have Vivo Phone, then you can follow these steps to swap your Default browser with Chrome. Follow the steps properly and you will easily set chrome as your default browser in Vivo Phone.
  • Open Settings of your device and then tap on More Settings option 
  • In More Settings, Tap on Applications 
    Apps option in More Settings option in Vivo
    more settings option in Vivo
  • Here Tap on the Default app Settings 
    Change Default Browser in Vivo Phone, set chrome as default browser in vivo
    default apps settings
  • Tap on the browser option to change your default browser, you can also tap on other options if you want to change other default programs 
    Change Default Browser in Vivo Phone, set chrome as default browser in vivo
    default browsers
  • Now, a pop up will appear asking you to select the browser you want s your default browser, Tap on Chrome option to set chrome as your Default Browser.

How to Change Default Browser in Huawei/Honour phones

Do you own an Honour/Huawei Phone, then you can follow these steps to change your phone's default browser or to set chrome as your default browser.
  • Open Settings of Your Phone.
  • Scroll Down, and tap on the apps option. 
    Apps option in Huawei/Honour settings
    apps option in Huawei
  • Now, Press the Default apps option, this will open your device's default apps settings. 
    Change Default Browser in Huawei/Honour Phones, set chrome as default browser in Huawei/honour
    default apps option in Huawei
  • Tap on the Browser option to change your default browser. 
    Change Default Browser in Huawei/Honour Phones, set chrome as default browser in Huawei/honour
    default apps browser
  • Tap on the browser you want to be your phone's default browser, Here I am going to Select chrome to set chrome as my default browser.
  • You're done!

How to Change Default Browser in Oppo phones

Oppo phones have a very bad browser, many videos can't load in oppo browser and it has some other issues as well.  In order to solve these issues, you need to change your default browser, you can follow these steps to change your default browser in Oppo mobiles:
  • Open Settings of your phone
  • Scroll Down and tap on the option of App Management
  • It will show a list of all the apps installed on your phone, at the bottom of this page Tap an option of Default App Management 
  • Here Tap on the Browser option, in order to change your device's default browser
  • Now A list of all the installed browsers on your device will be shown on this page, Tap on your favorite Browser, I will be setting up chrome as my default browser in this post.
  • Voila! Your Default Browser is Successfully changed
Conclusion
I hope you have successfully changed the default browser of your phone. If you haven't done yet. You can do it by following these steps:-
  • Open settings and find an option related to apps, for example, Applications/Installed apps.
  • Now find the Default Option and tap on it.
  • Tap on your favorite browser.

Well, What is your favorite Browser? Comment down below!
mine is Chrome and in all my mobile phones I have set Chrome as my default Browser.