3 Ways to Set Google Chrome as the default browser

Want to Set Google Chrome as default browser. By default, IE is the default browser in Windows. Many people like to use google chrome as the default browser. This tutorial gives you simple steps to make Google Chrome as the default browser.

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How to Set Google Chrome as the default browser?

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There are many methods to set Google Chrome as the default browser. In this tutorial, I am going to tell you about three methods.

Method 1:

  1. Open google chrome browser.
  2. Go to customize and control the google chrome button usually three horizontal lines symbol at the top right corner.
  3. Click on the setting option shows that in the below screenshot.
how to make google chrome as default browsers

4. Google chrome is not your default browser, so click on make google chrome the default browser option as shown in figure below.

make google chrome my default browser 

5. After clicking on make google chrome the default browser option, your google chrome browser  will become as default browser.

chrome homepage

Method 2:

Windows gives options to change default browsers. Let us see how to set chrome as the default browser in Windows 7.

  1. Go to the start button.
  2. Select the default program option. as shown in the below images.
default browser

3.Here you can change the program that windows use by default. Click on set your default programs option. as shown below images.

How to make google chrome as default browser
make google chrome my homepage

4.Select google chrome option as shown in the below image.

5. click on set this program as default option 

6. click ok option

make google my default browser

7.Restart PC. Now your default browser is Google chrome.

Method 3:

Using Windows 8/8.1/10

Use Cortana search to search Default Programs shows that in the below screenshot.

Google chrome default in windows10

Select the Default Programs option shows that in the above screenshot. You will see the below screen.

Set Google chrome as default browser
  1. Make sure that the Default apps option is selected.
  2. Select the” +” symbol under the Web browser option.
  3. You will see available browsers. Just select Google chrome.

Now you have set Google chrome as default web browser.

Now you can set Chrome as the default browser. If you want to let it know to others, please share it on social media. If you know any other method, do add in the comment section.

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  1. Satyanarayana Algot June 28, 2016

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