How to change default apps in Pixel 3

By default set apps in your Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL and other android devices. In default app manager settings, default set phone app, SMS app, home app (Pixel launcher), browser app, music app, calendar app and more. You can change default apps in Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL and other android 9 Pie devices using apps & notification settings.

You can change Pixel 3 phone settings app to select third party apps as default apps. After set other app as default, if you don’t like that app, then clear Pixel 3 default app to set original app as default. Follow below given step by step process to set or change default apps in Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL 9.0 Pie.

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How to change default apps in Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Pie 9.0

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


Step 1: Swipe down notification panel and tap 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.

How to change default apps in Pixel 3 Pie

Step 5: Tap app you want to change default app

Change default apps in Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Pie

Step 6: Choose from 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 Pie 9.0. 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 Pie 9.0

Step 1: Go to settings in your Pixel 3 9.0 Pie

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 question, tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for latest updates.

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