Microsoft makes it easy to change the default browser in Windows 11

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How to change the default browser in Windows 11

Yesterday, Microsoft released a cumulative update (KB5011563) to Windows 11 users with a new notification delivery system, fixing some bugs. However, in addition to these minor changes, the company has also introduced some notable features. Much easier for users to change their default browser.. Let’s take a look at the details below.

In Windows 11, you can easily change the default browser

With the latest cumulative updates to Windows 11, Microsoft has made the process of changing the default browser much easier than the long process previously available. Users can now change their default web browser with a single click Instead of manually checking the checkbox every time you open a web link.

With a single click[設定]A new feature has been added to change the default browser of Windows 11 from the menu.Users can now do it easily Windows 11 settings[アプリ]Go to the section and search for the desired web browser.. The app information page for your browser will display a new button asking if you want to show your default browser. Click this button to automatically change the file handlers for all web link types.

Windows 11 default browser settings
Image: The Verge

please remember. Microsoft previously tested an easy way to change the default browser in Windows 11 Insider Build 22509 last December.

For those who are unaware of this issue, Windows 11 forced users to change individual file extensions Or a protocol handler such as HTTP, HTTPS, .HTML, .HTM. Otherwise, the user had to select a check box that only appears in the dialog box when clicking a link outside the browser. Not so for Windows 10, users[設定]I was able to change the default browser with one button.

This complicates the process of changing the default browser for Windows 11. Moreover, Third party browser companies like Brave, Mozilla and Google Chrome criticized the system Users couldn’t easily change their default browser from Edge to another web browser.

This new change is a very necessary addition and will arrive with a new notification delivery system update that displays up to 4 notifications at the same time. This was tested via a previous Windows 11 Insider build prior to the wider rollout. The new Windows 11 KB5011563 update is optional and its functionality will be provided to users in a mandatory April patch. So what do you think of this new change in Windows 11? Please let us know your thoughts in the comments below.