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How to change default apps in android Oreo

By default set apps in android Oreo and other devices. In android 8.0 OS, system settings totally change compare to previous Nougat 7.1.2 version. Here I will show you step by step process to change default apps in android Oreo 8.0. You can change SMS app, Phone app, browser app and home app in your android Oreo devices. If you don’t like default selected apps, use third party apps.

This change default apps options find under the apps & notification section in your android 8.0 OS. Also includes Assist & voice input and opening links section. You can change app notification settings also in your Oreo devices. Follow below given complete guide to change default apps in android Oreo devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X and more.


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How to change default apps in android Oreo 8.0

Step 1: Go to settings in your android Oreo devices

Step 2: Tap apps & notifications

Tap advanced to open default apps in Oreo

Step 3: Tap advanced

Default apps in android Oreo 8.0

Step 4: Tap default app

change default apps in android Oreo 8.0

Here you can see browser app, phone app, home app and message app. By default set chrome as browser app, pixel launcher as home app, phone as phone app and messages as SMS app. Now change default apps in android Oreo devices.

Change default message app in android Oreo using message app:

Open messages app > Three vertical lines > settings > Default SMS app > Choose from list

In android O’s default apps settings, also includes Assist & voice input and opening links options. This assistant app can useful to enhanced Google services. Some apps support both launcher and voice input services. And another option is opening links, you can enable / disable instant app using this settings.

Enable / disable instant app in android Oreo using apps & notification settings:

Settings > Apps & notifications > Advanced > default apps > Opening links > Instant apps

Let see other apps & notification settings in android 8.0 Oreo devices.

Use notification dots in android Oreo:

Settings > Apps & notifications > app info > tap app > app notifications > enable / disable notification dots

Settings > Apps & notifications > notifications > Allow notification dots

In this android Oreo app notification setting, you can change lock screen notification content and enable blink light in android Oreo 8.0 devices.

And that’s all about change default apps in android Oreo 8.0 devices. If you have any kind of trouble, let us know in below comment box. We will respond as soon as possible. Stay connected with us for latest android 8.0 Oreo tips and tricks.

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