Setting the Default Web Browser

Mac | Windows 7 | Windows 10

 

Mac:

  1. Open System Preferences. Click General.
    default browser mac step 1
     
  2. Click the dropdown menu beside Default web browser: and choose the browser you wish to use.
    default browser mac step 2

 

Windows 7:

  1. Go to the Start Menu and choose Default Programs.
    default browser windows 7 step 1
     
  2. Click Set your default programs.
    default browser windows 7 step 2
     
  3. Find your preferred browser in the list on the left. In this example I have chosen Google Chrome. Then click Set this program as default on the right.
    default browser windows 7 step 3
     
  4. Click OK at the bottom.
    default browser windows 7 step 4

 

Windows 10:

  1. Go to the Start Menu and choose Settings.
    default browser windows 10 step 1
     
  2. Click System.
    default browser windows 10 step 2
     
  3. Click Default apps.
    default browser windows 10 step 3
     
  4. Scroll down to Web Browser. Click on the icon. Find your preferred browser in the list. In this example I have chosen Google Chrome.
    default browser windows 10 step 4
     
  5. Click Switch anyway.
    default browser windows 10 step 5

Details

Article ID: 33966
Created
Fri 7/21/17 12:55 PM
Modified
Fri 7/21/17 1:35 PM