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“content://” Set Default Homepage Browser

The link, content:// is usually a possible link that an internet browser could set as a homepage, and, whether it is chrome or explorer or other browsers, one would need to set up a default homepage. Through this article, we will discuss and guide you on how you could set the homepage on your internet browser.

There are times when we have different browsers in our devices and because of this, it is important that we assign a default one. If not, you will receive prompts every time you open a link from other apps or whenever you tap on a hyperlink. Thus, we recommend that you set up a default internet browser app then set up a home page.

Usually and on most devices, Google search page is usually automatically defaulted as the home page. However, if you wish to change this, you will not have to worry as this is possible and easy to do and no matter if your home page is Mozilla, or something else, there is a quick fix for that.

The step by step guide that will be discussed below is mostly for Android devices. No matter if you have an old version or new version, you will still be able to perform these actions and get the same result.

How to Set Google Chrome or Any Other Browser as Default on Your Android Phone:

  1. Go to Settings menu of your phone.
  2. Press or tap on the Apps.
  3. Once you are on the Apps section, look for default apps.
  4. Press Default apps
  5. Look for Internet browser
  6. Select Google Chrome
  7. Exit menu.

After you have done all the seven steps, you will notice that your internet browser’s default home page will be changed or set to Google Chrome. Now that you have set your default internet browser, you will now need to set a default home page on your default internet browser.

How to Set a Homepage on Internet Browser ( content://

  1. Open your internet browser.
  2. Tap or press on the three-dots on the menu
  3. Tap settings
  4. Look for General Settings.
  5. Once you are on the General Settings Menu, look for the “Set Homepage” option.
  6. Tap on the Set Homepage option.
  7. Enter the URL of the homepage you wish to set as default.
  8. Exit Settings.

The above steps are for setting a homepage on Android internet browsers. If you are using Google Chrome, you will need to open the search engines menu to set a default page.


This ends our step by step guide and tutorial on how to set default Internet browsers and homepage on your Android devices. We hope we were able to help you and you find this post helpful.

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