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How to Change Your Web Browser in Windows 11

Hint: It's not easy

When Windows 11 dropped, Microsoft made it harder to change your default browser. This made a lot of people very angry and was widely regarded as a bad move. Fortunately, after the latest update, it's easier to do. But still a little more complicated than it needs to be.

In Windows 10, setting a new default web browser was simple enough. When you installed a new browser, like Google Chrome or Mozilla’s Firefox, the app would prompt you to set it as your default and open the Settings app where you could do so with a couple of clicks. You could also search in your Settings for “Default apps,” click “Web browser” and choose the browser you want.

Now, things are different. And depending on what kind of Windows device you have, there might be extra barriers. Below are the steps to changing your browser. Check out our guide to Windows 11's new features and our review of the Microsoft Surface Go 3 tablet to learn more about the latest operating system all around.

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