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Chrome is the default on Jelly Bean OS. When I bought Nexus 7 tablet it came preinstalled with JB, but when my Galaxy Nexus got upped the old stock browser is still present.

How can I get rid of the stock browser on Galaxy Nexus in JB? Is it at all possible?

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This does not really remove the app from your device, but "freezes" it (i.e. makes it "hidden", so it no longer shows up in your App Drawer etc.):

From your Homescreen, open the menu and go to Settings → Apps → Browser, and there hit Disable.

If you later decide you want it back: Same path, and Enable it again.

  • Be sure to install Chrome first, so that you actually have a browser... – Michael Hampton Sep 9 '12 at 0:02
  • @MichaelHampton: No worries about that. I have Chrome and Firefox as well. Although not liking any of these on GNex. Chrome on Nex7 is very similar to desktop experience and I like it lots! – Robert Koritnik Sep 9 '12 at 0:18

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