I'd like to open docx files directly into Google Drive viewer.

When another application like Epson iPrint or Termux is installed, I don't have other choice than those apps. When they're not installed, it opens in Google Drive viewer like a charm.

I think it is related with intent-filters.

When examining manifest files :

  • Termux has a VIEW intent-fiter on application/*.
  • Epson iPrint has a VIEW intent-fiter on application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document (and others) which is the mime type of docx document.
  • Google Drive has a VIEW intent-filter on */* so should be able to open anything.

Is there a workaround for this problem ? (appart from uninstalling other apps of course)

Is this a bug or on purpose (thanks in advance to android devs here) ?

I already tried "Open with" type apps with no chances...

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