Learn how to make Chrome your default browser here. With a market share of
64 percent on mobile devices and 67 percent for desktop/laptop so far in 2019, Google Chrome is the most installed web browser used today. Here’s how you can make Chrome your device’s default browser.
In this guide, we will show you how to set
Chrome as the default webbrowser on Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS. Note: To set Chrome as your default browser, you must download and install it first. Windows and macOS can download it from Google’s website while iOS and Android use its respected app stores.
On Windows and Mac
Set Chrome as your default web browser
If you don’t have Google Chrome on your computer yet, first
download and install Chrome. Windows 10
On your computer, click the Start menu . Click Settings . Open your default apps: Original version: Click System Default apps. Creators Update: Click Apps Default apps. At the bottom, under “Web browser,” click your current browser (typically Microsoft Edge). In the “Choose an app” window, click Google Chrome.
To easily open Chrome later, add a shortcut to your taskbar:
On your computer, open Chrome. In the Windows taskbar at the bottom, right-click on Chrome. Click Pin to taskbar.
For more help, watch this step-by-step video
Windows 8 and below
On your computer, click the Start menu . Click Control Panel. Click Programs Default Programs Set your default programs. On the left, select Google Chrome. Click Set this program as default. Click OK. Mac
On your computer, open Chrome. In the top right, click More . Click Settings. In the “Default browser” section, click Make default. If you don’t see the button, Google Chrome is already your default browser. On Android Set Chrome as your default web browser
On your Android, open Settings . Tap Apps & notifications. At the bottom, tap Advanced. Tap Default apps. Tap Browser App Chrome . On iPhone & iPad Add Chrome to your dock
You can’t make Chrome your default browser, but you can add it to your dock. To easily open Chrome later, add the app to your dock:
To free up space on your dock, touch & hold on an app on the dock. Drag the app up, and release it on your home screen. Touch & hold the Chrome app Drag the Chrome app down, and release it on your dock. Press the Home button.
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