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Easy steps to change the default browser on your Windows 10 PC [tutorial]

Not many people are contented with Microsoft’s stock web browser, the Microsoft Edge. Oftentimes, computer users would switch to a third party browser like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or any other browser they want. If you want to also change the default web browser on your Windows 10 computer, below are the steps to do that. Prior to doing the steps below, make sure that you install your preferred browser first.

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How to change the default browser on your Windows 10 PC

  1. Pull up Settings. You can do that by right-clicking on the Start menu.
  2. Click on System.
  3. Select Default apps. This should be on the left side of the screen, right below Offline maps.
  4. Click Microsoft Edge on the right pane. It should under Web browser section. If there’s more than one web browser installed, you should see their icons under Web browser section too.
  5. Select your preferred browser to replace the default one. For example, if you have Google Chrome browser already installed, select it from the menu that pops up.
  6. Once you see the Google Chrome icon or any other browser other than the first default under Web browser section, it’s a confirmation that you’re able to successfully change the default browser.

If you want to revert to the Microsoft’s own browser later, just repeat the same steps.

 


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