How to clear default opening App’s setting in android?

This article is about how to clear default settings in android mobile phone. Many time we open videos, audios, pictures or any particular file format by an application. For first time system ask you for application to open with and whether you want it to set as default or not. Sometime by mistake we set any application as default for particular file format. Then we can’t change it. Here is how you can change or clear default settings of any application.


  1. For example, I selected  UC Browser as default to open any link which I got from Whats app or other messaging app.
    default-app-setting-in-android-suratnow
  2. Open Settings > Apps > Downloaded Apps.
    You will see all applications you have installed in your mobile phone.downloaded tab under apps setting suratnow
  3. Here, I will select UC Browser for my given example. Under that you will find Clear Defaults button.
    app-clear
  4. You Just cleared UC Browser from any default setting. Now, Wherever you were set UC Browser as default launching application is cleared now.
  5. For System applications like Live wallpapers, data monitor, download manager, etc. you can select
    Settings > Apps > All
    android system applications suratnow
    There you will find all system applications too.



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