Make Firefox the default browser on Android
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This article explains how to make links on your Android device open in Firefox.
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Step 1: Clear the current browser that opens links
- Open the Settings application and tap on . (On some versions of Android this button is labelled "Applications" and you may have to tap on before the next step.)
- Tap on the
- Tap on the current browser that opens links. This is usually the default browser which is called "Browser" or "Internet".
- Tap on
to prevent this browser from opening links by default. If "Clear defaults" is greyed out, then either you have not installed another browser or you have installed another browser like Opera and it is set to be the default browser. If you have installed another browser, go back to the previous step and repeat with the default browser.
Step 2: Set Firefox to be the default browser for opening links
- Open a link in an Android application like the Mail application.
- Tap on
and then tap on .
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