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After installing Opera, when you open a link from somewhere in the system, you should see a popup asking you to choose between the browsers available. That popup should have a checkbox for saving the browser you choose as the default browser. If you have already set a default browser, you must go to Settings > Applications > Manage applications, find the ...


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As you maybe already know, for each application that currently is a default application for something, say a PDF viewer, you can reset this default in the application settings (Settings -> Applications -> Manage applications -> Your app -> Clear defaults). After this, the next time you perform the action (e.g. open a PDF), a popup will appear, letting you ...


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Go to your Settings -> Applications -> Manage Applications. Select the 'All' tab and scroll to the current dialer app. Scroll down and press the 'Clear defaults' button. Now when you select dial, you should be prompted to select a particular app and also have the opportunity to set a new default.


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Certainly! Go in your Settings, Manage Applications. Click the All tab, and then select Browser. You must then click the Clear Defaults button. Now next time that an application requires a browser (say, you click a link in your Twitter app) the Complete action using dialog will pop up and you can select Opera and tick the Use by default for this action box. ...


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You can use Default App Manager: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.appiator.defaultappmanager It allows you to set default app for picture, music, web pages, video, etc...


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No, you can't work around it unless you make changes to the android sources and compile a custom ROM. The Installer Service is a core part of the system and cannot be replaced or overridden like other apps can. This is by design. It will only ask you again if one of the apps that was updated is one that has other apps that can perform the same task. The ...


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No. Android works with intents. Opening a link is asking for an intent to open an url. If you have more than 1 browser and you haven't set a default, Android will ask you which one to choose. I can imagine certain browsers not following this rule of starting an intent and just stay in their own program but that's all as the program decide to handle it.


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Since EbookDroid is open source, I took a quick glance at the AndroidManifest.xml, the pertinent information is this part, between lines 24 and 33: <intent-filter> <action android:name="android.intent.action.VIEW"/> <category android:name="android.intent.category.DEFAULT"/> <category ...


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There is an app on the market called Home Switcher (or if your on Froyo 2.2). It allows you to easily switch or launch another Launcher.


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Normally there're four reasons for default apps to reset. You install an app that can handle that intent. You uninstall an app that can handle that intent. You update an app that can handle that intent. The app is on the sdcard and you rebooted/mounted it on a pc. The fourth is commonly overlooked. Without source level changes this can't be modified. ...


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Try resetting app preferences. Go to Settings->Apps, choose from menu Reset app preferences and confirm Reset apps. This will reset all app preferences. To reset preferences for specific app (e.g. Browser), choose it in Settings->Apps and press Clear defaults button in Launch by default section. Next time you try to open YouTube video you should be asked ...


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AFAIK, defaults on Android is not preserved if apps that use the intent are changed. Workaround: Use intent to launch the application or its activity screen. intent is comparatively reliable though it may be changed when app is updated. Take sending email as an example Install Intent Intercept (Google Play) Clear the defaults of email client Choose ...


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Go to Settings -> Applications -> Manage applications -> Music player -> Clear defaults. This will clear the association between the Music player and MP3 files. Now, if you open an MP3 file, it will ask you what app do you want to use to open it, and you have the option of setting a new default app. PS: This works with any application you have ...


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what do we do too set the default apps for the applications running on the system? I assume you meant to ask how to set default apps for certain actions/tasks, such as taking a picture, writing an email, opening a web page etc. The answer really depends on which version of the Android OS your device is running, and also to a lesser extent, who the ...


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Find the application which currently handles the action by default in your application list (Menu > Settings > Applications > Manage Applications). Once you've found the app in question (note that the 'Manage Applications' list is almost, but not quite, in alphabetical order), tap it, and then tap the 'Clear defaults' button. Then, next time you start an ...


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If there are a lot of them, it might be easier to just clear all default applications. You can do this without installing an app or having to look through a list. Go to Settings, then Apps (in the Devices section). From the overflow menu pick Reset app preferences. The next time you have more than one app for something, you'll get the app chooser. Any apps ...


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If for any reason it seems impossible to clear the default settings, there's a simple work-around available: Simply install another app which offers the same service (e.g. to clear the default launcher setting, install another launcher). The system will detect that another "player" is present, and thus the user might want to chose again -- so next time that ...


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There seems to be an app called "Browser Auto Selector" which looks like it will allow you to associate a domain with a browser. Here is the link to the page on AppBrain for the app, http://www.appbrain.com/app/browser-auto-selector-free/info.usamimi.kfc9.superakiraman.browserchooser_free


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I had the same problem, here's one way to fix it: set user agent string as desktop. To do so, type about:debug in address bar to get debug settings, then go to Settings > Debug > UA String. Set it to Desktop, restart browser and load any YT URL - it should show you the option to open YouTube app. Tested personally on Nexus S running Android 4.2.


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You have multiple options to solve this: Go to Settings->Apps, scroll to Skype, open it, and hit the "Clear Defaults" button If that for some reason does not work: simply install some other VoIP app, try to call a person again (now you should be able to chose), hangup, and remove the other VoIP app again Try Default App Manager Lite, DefaultApp Reset, or ...


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Disabling the default action for an intent is easy enough to do on ICS. From the launcher, press the menu button, and choose Manage apps. Select the app that you chose as the default for the action. Scroll down and touch Clear defaults.


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You can try this: Tap your device "home" button; Tap your device "menu" button; Tap "Settings"; Tap "Applications"; Tap "Manage Applications": Look for the browsers in question, notice "Launch by default", with the caption stating "No defaults set", make sure the button "Clear defaults" is tapped, if it's disabled, it means its the only one in use. i.e. ...


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Stock Gallery is a system app which can't be disabled if you are not rooted. Titanium Backup Pro can freeze it, but only if it gets root access. Rooting will violate your warranty, but you can always get your warranty back after un-rooting device. There's no way for anyone to catch you after that. In case, you are unable to find an un-rooting method, you ...


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The default Android behavior has no option for this. Like you mentioned you'll always get the question on each start of a browser intent (that is asking android to open an url in a browser). The only way to stop this is to select one and set it as a default. On the other hand, once you're in a browser session the programmer of the browser could implement ...


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Try Default App Manager Pro/Default App Manager Lite. They work superbly and make life a little easier.


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It works with Opera Mobile, it should be the same for Opera Mini. You can try this: go to the default Android browser apps settings and click on "Clear defaults" if settings in Opera Mini has a "Set as default" check box, select it open a link with a browser and select Opera Mini as default If the above doesn't work: uninstall Androids default browser ...


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Background To understand the issue, you will need a little background on how this works: For almost everything, Android broadcasts "events" -- such as e.g. boot_completed, SMS received, SD card inserted/removed, battery low... NFC signal received. Apps can register so-called "Listeners" with the system, which are bound to specified events. In your case, ...


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What you're describing is generally referred to in Android parlance as an "intent filter", and yes - Android supports this via the <data> element in the application's manifest file. You could point them to that documentation link in your bug report. You can also find examples on Stack Overflow with some relevant code samples: Android Respond To URL ...


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Firefox was never the default Android browser. The actual default browser is based on the open-source WebKit engine, which also powers the Safari browser on desktops, laptops and Apple's iOS-based mobile devices. In the other hand, Chrome is based in Chromium and offers more options and performance than the stock browser.


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You need to clear the "Launch by default" setting for StumbleUpon. Open up your phone settings, then go to Applications. Look for the StumbleUpon app, and click on it. Here is where you can do things such as uninstall/disable the app, clear the data, etc. One of the options is to Clear defaults. This is the option you need to run. It will restore the ...



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