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How do I set default apps? (Android 9 or higher)

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    Which default apps can I change?

    It is possible to replace a default app with a third-party app. For example, you can change the browser from Chrome to Firefox. You can change the following default apps:

    • Assist & voice input/Assist app/Digital assistant app
    • Browser app
    • Home app
    • Phone app
    • SMS app
    • Tap & pay (Android 9)

    How to set a default app

    1. Find and tap Settings → Apps & notifications  Default apps.
    2. Tap the type of app you want to set, then tap the app you want to use as default.