Set Firefox Lite as your default browser

Starting on June 30, 2021, Mozilla will no longer support Firefox Lite. This application may continue to work on your device, but it will no longer receive support or security updates. For more information, visit End of support for Firefox Lite. Download Firefox for Android or Firefox Focus for a fast, private and safe browsing experience.

Firefox Lite is available in Indonesia, India, The Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam as well as 42 more countries.
To open links by default in Firefox Lite you can set it as your default browser.

Change default browser in Firefox Lite

  1. Tap the menu button (three dots) at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Toggle the Set as default browser switch to turn on/off.


If you haven’t set a default browser:

  1. Tap OK, GOT IT! to open a link.
  2. Tap on Firefox Lite and then tap on Always.


If you already have a default browser:

  1. Tap GO TO SETTINGS to enter the Default applications in your Settings.
  2. Tap Browser app to open a list of choices.
  3. Tap Firefox Lite on the list.


Older versions of Android

For Android versions below 6:

  1. Open the Settings application and tap on Apps. (On some versions of Android this button is labelled "Applications" and you may have to tap on Manage applications before the next step.)
  2. Tap on the All tab.
  3. Tap on the current browser that opens links. This is usually the default browser which is called "Browser" or "Internet".
  4. Tap on Clear defaults 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.
  1. Open a link in an Android application like the Mail application.
  2. Tap on Firefox Lite and then tap on Always.

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