How to Set Default Apps on Google Pixel 6

Last Updated on December 27, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Do you know how do I change default apps on Google Pixels (Running Android 12)? How to change or set default apps on Google Pixel 6 phones. You can set default app settings on your Pixels using apps settings. By default set browser app, home app (Pixel launcher), phone app, SMS app, Caller ID & spam app, etc. Also, download a third-party app from the play store and set it as the default Pixel app on your device. Anytime reset default apps to get back default app on your Google Pixels.

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How to Change Default Apps on Google Pixel 6

Check out the given settings to set default apps on your Google Pixels (Android 12) devices.

Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel at the top and tap on the Settings icon.

Set default apps on your Google Pixel 6 Pro using apps settings

Step 2: Tap on Apps.

Change Default Apps on Google Pixel 6

Step 3: Tap on Default apps in the General section.

Change the Default Apps on Pixel 6 Pro

Step 4: Select the App ( We choose Caller ID and spam app) from the list you want to change.

How to Change the Default Apps on Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6

Step 5: Choose the App from the list.

Alternative Way: Settings > Apps > See all apps > Select the app (Chrome) from the list > Browser app > Choose the Browser

How to Change Default Phone App on Google Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6

Step 1: Go to Phone settings.

Step 2: Tap on Apps.

Step 3: Tap on See all apps.

Step 4: Tap on the Phone app.

How to Change Default Phone App Pixels

Step 5: Scroll down and tap again Phone app.

Change Default Phone App on Google Pixel 6 Pro

Step 6: Choose the App you want to set the default phone app.

For Google Pixels (Android 10)

Step 1: Go to Phone settings.

Set default apps on Pixel and Pixel XL

Step 2: Tap on Apps & notifications.

Advanced settings for change default apps Google Pixel

Step 3: Tap on Advanced.

Change Default Apps on Google Pixel and Pixel XL

Step 4: Tap on Default apps.

You can see the Assist app, Browser app, Caller ID & Spam app, Home app, Phone app, and SMS app.

How to Change Default Apps on Google Pixel and Pixel XL

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

Step 6: Choose an app you want to use.

How to Clear Default Apps Android Phone (Android 10): Google Pixel and Pixel XL

Clear Default Apps on Google Pixel and Pixel XL

Settings > Apps & notifications > See all apps > Select the app from list > Advanced > Open by default > Clear default

For Pixel & Pixel XL Running Android Nougat 7.1.2

Step 1: Go to “Settings” in your Pixel and Pixel XL.

Step 2: Under the device section, tap on “Apps”.

You can show a list of installed apps on your Pixel device.

Tap on settings gear icon under apps setting in pixel XL device

Step 3: Tap on the “Settings” gear icon from the top of the screen.

change default apps on Google Pixel phone

Here you can view a list of by default set apps like home app (Pixel Launcher), phone app (Phone), message app (Messages), and browser app (Chrome). Change any default app you want from the list.

Step 4: Tap on “SMS app”.

Set default messaging apps on Pixel XL phone

Step 5: Choose your favorite app to set as the default messaging app on your Pixel device.

Another option is an Assistant app that can use to get information from the screen which you’re viewing. Some apps support both voice input and launcher to integrate with assistance. Also, the assistant app allows you to access the screen contents as text in your Pixel and Pixel XL devices.

Don’t Miss This: Google Assistant – All Useful Info such as News, My Day, Personal Info (Nickname, Home & Work locations, Email updates).

That’s all. It’s quite easy to set or change the default application in your Pixel devices.

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