How to Change the Default Apps in Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

You can change default apps in Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL and other android devices using apps & notification settings. By default set apps in your Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL and other latest android devices. In default app manager settings, default set phone app, SMS app, music app, calendar app, home app (Pixel launcher), browser app, and more. After set another app as a default, if you don’t like that app, then clear the Pixel 3 default app to set the original app as default.

You can change the Pixel 3 phone settings app to select third-party apps as default apps. Follow the below-given step by step process to set default apps in Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.

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How to Change and Set Default Apps in Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3

By default pre-installed apps on Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL and other android devices. If you change default app settings, apply below settings.

Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel and tap the Settings gear icon.

Step 2: Tap Apps & notifications.

Pixel 3 apps and notification settings

Step 3: Scroll down at the end of the page and Tap Advanced.

Here you can see recently opened apps, time spent in apps, apps notifications, default apps, app permissions and special app access.

Pixel 3 default apps

Step 4: Tap default apps.

By default apps set for home, text message (SMS), phone, music, calendar, and other default app manager.

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Step 5: Tap app you want to change the default app.

Change default apps in Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Pie

Step 6: Choose from the list you want to set default messaging apps/call apps/phone apps.

Now change the default apps on the Google Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3. If you want again use default apps on your device, clear default apps on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL using below given settings.

How to clear default apps on Google Pixel 3 (Android 9 Pie)

Step 1: Go to settings in your Pixel 3.

Step 2: Tap Apps & notifications.

Step 3: Tap See all apps.

Step 4: Select app you want to clear default app.

Step 5: Tap Advanced.

Step 6: Tap Open by default.

Clear defaults apps on Google Pixel 3 Pie

Step 7: Tap Clear defaults.

And that’s all. We hope this makes it clear how to change default apps in Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. If you have any questions, tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for the latest updates.

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