content:// How To Set Up Default Browser

In this article, we are going to discuss the code content:// that is used by developers to change the default homepage in different browsers. We are going to reveal ways to change your default homepage on your device all by yourself.

When you purchase a new android or iOS mobile phone and open the integrated browser on the device, a homepage appears. This is the default homepage of the browser. You may not like the default home screen of the browser and may like to change it. You can use the code content:// to change the homepage of the browser to your desired screen.

By the end of this article, you can easily change the default homepage of your browser by applying the code “content://” with the help of the guiding steps given below. Before that lets us see deeply about the code and how it works.

What Is “content://” Code?

As said above, content://” is a code that lets you change or alter the interface of the default home screen into the desired format. Whenever you purchase a smartphone, you will find a few default apps already installed on the device. The default applications use the integrated browser to open with the help of the coded link, content://”.

There are different kinds of browsers like the variety of applications on smartphones. Browsers like Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera mini, internet explorer are used by the users as their default browsers.

There are different tastes for different people. If the users are not satisfied with the default interface of a browser and its features, then they can change their interface to the desired one. So, irrespective of the android device you are using whether it is an old one or a new smartphone you can alter the homepage of your browser by using the code content://”. However, to change your homepage you need to have a minimal idea about android.

It is a well-known fact that most android devices have similar features. But the latest android devices have different settings. That is not a big issue as the homepage of the default browser is easily changed by using the code “content://” on any smartphone.

 Step By Step Process To Change The Homepage Of Your Browser On The Android Device

Generally, most users like to use Google Chrome as their default browser. Given below are the steps to set Google Chrome as your default browser and the procedure to alter the homepage and other features of that browser by using the code “content://”.

Follow the steps given below to set your desired homepage on your android browser. The procedure given below is applicable for all smartphones in general.

  1. To begin with, open the default web browser on your android device. 
  2. Now click on the three dots present at the top right corner to open the settings section.
  3. You can find an option namely, “Android Browser Settings” on the settings section.
  4. Click on that option.
  5. Then, open the General settings.
  6. In the general settings select the ‘set homepage’ option. 
  7. Now there you enter the URL of the page you want to like the homepage of your browser. 

If you cannot find these options on your device, then it is understood that the developers have kept it undercover. However, there are other ways to set your desired homepage as mentioned below.

  • In this method, open the website that you want to set as the homepage on your browser.
  •  Find the menu button on the website and click on it.
  • Now save the link to the homepage on the website in your bookmarks.
  • Then click on the home button.
  • Later, visit the bookmark history on your device.
  •  Look for the link you have saved in the bookmark history.
  •  Click on the link and hold it until you see an option to set it as your default homepage.
  • Now select the option to set it as your default homepage.

Importance To Change Your Default Web Browser In Your Android Phone

You can change your default web browser to your desired ones such as Firefox, Opera mini, etc., that are available on the Google play store. Different browsers have different content and features. So, you don’t need to stick to the web browser of your device set by default.

If you are dissatisfied or feeling bored to use the default web browser of your android device repeatedly then you can choose from the plenty of options available on the Google play store. The other web browsers have a variety of options and many interesting features.

A good web browser gives you a striking difference in how the applications on your android device work. Many default apps function according to your default browser. So, it is very important to choose a good web browser as the default one to get the maximum benefit of the applications on your smartphone.

Lets Conclude

By using the code content:// you can easily change the homepage of your web browser to your most liked one. Other than that, you can also change the default web browser of your device to a good browser with enhanced features by downloading it from the Google play store.

In this article, we tried to explain to you the method to change the homepage of your web browser and the importance of changing the default web browser to a better one with good content and features. We hope the article helped you in doing it by yourself. Please leave your valuable suggestions and comments on this post.

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