Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips
How to set or change default apps on Google Pixel and Pixel XL phone. In your Pixel device, set default apps including message app, phone app, home app, and browser app. You can set or change the default messaging (SMS) app or any other app using the apps & notifications settings. First of all download apps from the play store want to change default apps in your device. Also, other settings include such as opening links and Assist & voice input. Allo app is a text messaging app but you can’t set Allo as your default messaging app in your Pixel device.
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How to Set or Change Default Apps on Google Pixel and Pixel XL
Check out below given settings to set default apps on Pixel and Pixel XL devices.
Google Pixel & Pixel XL Running Android 10
Step 1: Go to Settings.
Step 2: Tap on Apps & notifications.
Step 3: Tap on Advanced.
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.
Step 5: Select the app you want to change the default app.
Step 6: Choose an app you want to use.
How to Clear Default Apps on Google Pixel and Pixel XL running Android 10
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 in your Pixel device.
Step 3: Tap on the “Settings” gear icon from the top of the screen.
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”.
Step 5: Choose your favorite app to set as the default messaging app in 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 device.
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That’s all. It’s quite easy to set or change the default application in your Pixel devices.
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