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    Hi,
    I have a question about how I can reset the default app settings. For example, using Blinkfeed on my M8, when I tap on a link, the first time I was asked which browser should be used. How can I reset Blinkfeed, or any other app to ask me again which app to use? Is it always an app setting, or can I centrally control that behavior?
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    Quote Originally Posted by petvas72 View Post
    Hi,
    I have a question about how I can reset the default app settings. For example, using Blinkfeed on my M8, when I tap on a link, the first time I was asked which browser should be used. How can I reset Blinkfeed, or any other app to ask me again which app to use? Is it always an app setting, or can I centrally control that behavior?
    Its in settings>apps>swipe over to all apps, then scroll down to the app in question. Click on it, and you can click clear defaults.
    You can also reset all of them by settings>apps>menu>reset app preferences.

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    Default Re: Resetting default apps

    Quote Originally Posted by petvas72 View Post
    Hi,
    I have a question about how I can reset the default app settings. For example, using Blinkfeed on my M8, when I tap on a link, the first time I was asked which browser should be used. How can I reset Blinkfeed, or any other app to ask me again which app to use? Is it always an app setting, or can I centrally control that behavior?
    Its in settings>apps>swipe over to all apps, then scroll down to the app in question. Click on it, and you can click clear defaults.
    You can also reset all of them by settings>apps>menu>reset app preferences.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    Its in settings>apps>swipe over to all apps, then scroll down to the app in question. Click on it, and you can click clear defaults.
    You can also reset all of them by settings>apps>menu>reset app preferences.

    Sent from my Nexus 5 using AC Forums mobile app
    Thanks! That is exactly what I was looking for.
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    Quote Originally Posted by petvas72 View Post
    Thanks! That is exactly what I was looking for.
    No sweat. See you around the forums.

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