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duckduckgo is my default, so why do I get Google search?

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Android tablet, Firefox 123.1. 0

Why does search engine always use Google when I changed my default a long time ago?

Thanks.

Android tablet, Firefox 123.1. 0 Why does search engine always use Google when I changed my default a long time ago? Thanks.

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Hi

When you open the Firefox for Android menu and select Settings, which search engine is listed under the word Search?

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DuckDuckGo is the default search engine. Exactly as I wrote.

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Where are you searching that leads to a Google search? Is it from the address bar in Firefox for Android?

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Highlighting a word or phrase in a news app, usually. Now, this is a good question!

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Hi

Do you have Firefox for Android set as your default web browser on your Android device?

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Yes.

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I noticed you used the phrase "news app". I assume you are talking about the Google Discover application (swipe right from The Home Screen) on a tablet. This app opens news in Chrome by default.

You can check which browser you are in by taking the following steps:

1. open the selected news item 2. tap the three vertical dots in the upper right corner (right before highlighting the word and doing a search) 3. make sure that "Running in Chrome" is not written in the last line of the menu

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No, a news app like The Guardian.

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