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How to change the default browser on your Xiaomi mobile and replace it with Chrome, Firefox or Edge

We explain how you can configure any web browser other than MIUI as the default on a Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO smartphone.

How to change the default browser on your Xiaomi mobile and replace it with Chrome, Firefox or Edge
The native MIUI web browser, Mi Browser, on a POCO F3 / Photography: David Freire

MIUIthe Android-based mobile operating system Xiaomi, Redmi and BITcomes configured by default a series of applications to perform certain tasks such as making calls, receiving and sending SMS messages and browsing the Internet. This way, if they send you a link through WhatsApp or Telegram, your Xiaomi terminal will open using Mi Browser, the native MIUI web browser.

Although the Xiaomi web browser is very complete, even allowing play a large number of games without installing themYou will most likely prefer to use your primary web browser as the default app to open links and consult web pages.

For this reason, today we come to tell you how you can replace Mi Browser as the default web browser on your Xiaomi mobile with another one that is more to your liking, such as Google ChromeMozilla Firefox or Microsoft Edge.

This is how easy you can change the default web browser of your Xiaomi

If you have not changed the default application settings that are activated at the factory on your Xiaomi, My Browser will be the web browser that is activated by defaultbut thanks to a simple MIUI trick which we will detail below, you will be able to change it for another one that you have been using for a longer time or that you like more like Chrome, which is already pre-installed on the Chinese giant’s mobile phones, Firefox or Edge.

To change the default browser of your Xiaomi smartphone to one of your choice You just have to follow these simple steps:

  • Enter the menu Settings from your mobile
  • Scroll down and access the section Applications
  • Once inside said section, click on the button Manage applications
  • Tap on the three vertical dots icon which is located in the upper right corner
  • Click on the option Default apps
  • Click on the drop-down menu that appears to the right of the section Browser
  • Finally Tap on the browser name that you want to set as default and click on the button Back for the changes to be saved

Once this is done, All links and web pages you access will open with the web browser you have selected and if you want to change it again later, you only have to perform these simple actions again.

In addition, as you can see in the screenshots that we leave you above, from the “Default applications” menu you can also configure your favorite launcher, choose the camera application you want to use by default or select your favorite music player app.

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