How To Set Google Chrome As A Default Web Browser?

Google chrome is the most popular and used browser in smartphones as well as in computers. In 2019, Google chrome’s market share of 64 percent on mobile devices and 67 percent for desktop/laptop.

In this article, you can easily get to know the process of making Chrome your default browser in your windows, macOS, Android, and iOS platform.

To set Google Chrome as a default browser, you need to download it first from Google’s website for Windows/macOS and for Android / iOS users can download from play/app stores.

What is A Web Browser?

A browser (short of web browser) is an application software (a set of program) that is used to search anything over internet such as website, image, video, text. To read this article, you have searched using browser (Chrome, Safari, Mozilla etc.)

How To Set Google Chrome As A Default Browser in Windows 10?

Step 1: Press windows button and type “default app settings”, click on it as shown in the image below.

Step 2: Go to the web browser section and click on your current default web browser, select the “Google Chrome” from the list.

Step 3: Done! You can close your setting and the Google Chrome is your default browser now.

How To Set Google Chrome As A Default Browser in mac OS?

Step 1: Click on the Apple menu and select system preferences.

Step 2: Choose general tab.

Step 3: Just over halfway down, there’s a menu next to “Default web browser.” Click on it and choose the browser you want to set as the default.

Step 4: Done! You are all set and can use Google Chrome as your default browser in mac OS.

How To Set Google Chrome As A Default Browser in iPhone/iPad?

Apple has made Safari as a default web browser on iPhone/iPad and you can’t override it without jailbreaking but you can make Google Chrome as your default (Not actual default browser) browser by adding it into the dock.

Step 1: First, remove any app from the dock to make space by the long press in that app which you want to remove from the dock until it jiggles and an “X” appears.

Step 2: Now drag this app up and release it into home screen and drag Google Chrome browser into the dock as shown bellow image.

How To Set Google Chrome As A Default Browser in Android OS?

In the most android phones, Google Chrome is the default browser as both are the Google product. But if there’s no pre-installed chrome in your phone due to custom ROM setting, you can easily set google chrome as your default browser by following the steps bellow.

Step 1: Install Google Chrome from Play Store in your phone.

Step 2: Go to “Setting” from the menu.

Step 3: Under setting menu, click on “Apps & Notifications”.

Step 4: Now click on “Default Apps”.

Step 5: Here, you can see browser app, click on it & select chrome from the list as shown bellow.

Step 6: Done! Now by default, your search engine is Google Chrome.

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