How to change the default browser in Windows 11

Changing the default browser is more challenging in Windows 11 than in Windows 10. But you can still do it. Here’s how.

With Windows 11, Microsoft has altered the steps for changing your default browser from Edge to a different program. A process that’s relatively simple in Windows 10 is more confusing and cumbersome in Windows 11. But don’t give up. You can still shift your default browser. Changing the default to Firefox is the easiest option as Mozilla’s browser offers a built-in method. Changing to Chrome or another browser is more involved but still doable. Let’s see how this works.

SEE: Windows 11 cheat sheet: Everything you need to know (free PDF) (TechRepublic)

First, let’s say you’ve installed Firefox, Chrome or a different browser and want to make it the default instead of Edge.


We’ll try Firefox first. With version 91, Mozilla improved and eased the way you can make it your default in…

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