Sunday, 30 July 2017

How to Set or change default browser in Windows 10

What is the default browser in windows 10?

For Windows 10 users, you might have noticed that when you wish to open a webpage,  a list of installed browsers will pop-up asking you to choose which you will prefer to use in opening the saved web page. This happens because you don't have a set default browser on your computer.
A default browser in Windows 10 is the browser that open a web page automatically without been prompted to select from other browsers. 
Most people try to set or change the default in Windows 10 but fail so they conclude that windows 10 can't change default browser.
Today, Skilstoolz will explain extensively on how to make a specific web browser your default in a Windows 10 operating system. 

How to Set or change default browser in Windows 10 
The steps involved are very simple and I believe you will be astonished as to how easy it is. All you need to do is follow the steps below as outlined;
  • Click on the Windows Start Icon and then click onSettings.
Windows 10 Settings

  • On the Settings page, locate and click on System (Display, notifications, apps, power).
Windows 10 System
  • Next locate and click onDefault apps on the new page that will appear.
Windows 10 Default App
  • Once the Default apps is clicked, you should get a list by the right of the page. Scroll down the page to Web Browser and then click on the Choose a Default.
Windows 10 Choose default app
  • On the pop-up that will appear, click on the icon representing your favorite browser and you are done.

Windows 10 browser select

You will have to have a browser installed on your Windows 10 powered computer before it can appear on the list of browsers to select in the choose an app pop-up. 



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