1. kceciliaa's Avatar
    I want to set google photos as my default app instead of gallery, but when I go into applicstions and then to the default applications, it only gives me the option to set a default app for "home" and "messages". And when i want to upload a picture, I no longer get the prompt of "which application to use" and "just once or always" as I did on my note 3. Please help!!

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    10-19-2015 09:22 AM
  2. radyoactive's Avatar
    Go to settings, applications, tap applications manager, scroll over to all apps and find the gallery app. Tap on it and scroll down and tap clear defaults.



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    10-19-2015 09:44 AM
  3. ovdevil's Avatar
    There is also an app call Clear Default https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....cleardefaults. One stop shop.
    10-20-2015 06:51 AM
  4. kceciliaa's Avatar
    Go to settings, applications, tap applications manager, scroll over to all apps and find the gallery app. Tap on it and scroll down and tap clear defaults.



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    Right but do i have to do that each time?! I just dont want a default app. I want it to give me an option each time.

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    10-21-2015 11:05 AM
  5. radyoactive's Avatar
    Right but do i have to do that each time?! I just dont want a default app. I want it to give me an option each time.

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    I prefer that too but it looks like Samsung changed it and automatically makes your choice the default. Kind of a pain.

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    10-21-2015 11:13 AM
  6. scottwood2's Avatar
    I am looking for that too. Loved that choice on the Note 3, seems to be gone on the Note 5.

    Sometimes a default app is fine but sometimes I want to go to different apps depending on what I want to do at the time. Please bring this option back!
    10-21-2015 11:31 AM
  7. dpham00's Avatar
    Right but do i have to do that each time?! I just dont want a default app. I want it to give me an option each time.

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    Samsung removed that option for the note 5.

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    10-21-2015 11:38 AM
  8. kceciliaa's Avatar
    Thank you everyone for your responses. Its good to know I wasn't just the only one noticing it and going nuts!

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    10-23-2015 09:22 AM
  9. jmy7213's Avatar
    Easiest solution.

    1. Download Better Open With from the play store.
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...betteropenwith

    2. Goto application manager and clear defaults.

    3. Open a file.(picture, document, music, etc)

    4. When it asks you what to open it with, select Better Open With.

    5. From now on you can manually choose what to open a file with.

    Enjoy!
    10-23-2015 09:36 AM
  10. Matt Behnken's Avatar
    BOW didn't give me any of the choices of image apps i wanted.
    11-06-2015 04:23 AM
  11. Kelly Kearns's Avatar
    BOW didn't give me any of the choices of image apps i wanted.
    Do you have Google Photo installed?
    11-06-2015 07:42 AM
  12. undercovergeek's Avatar
    Right but do i have to do that each time?! I just dont want a default app. I want it to give me an option each time.

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    You shouldnt have too, just don't hit save as default when it pops up.
    11-06-2015 08:41 AM
  13. Dhanikz's Avatar
    This problem was addressed in a previous thread here. Solution : App picker classic

    Clear your current default apps first for a fresh start. After installation, the first time you are requested to select an app to "open with" when opening a file, select app picker from the list. From there onwards the application will prompt you to choose the opening app every time

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    11-06-2015 09:08 AM
  14. Kelly Kearns's Avatar
    You shouldnt have too, just don't hit save as default when it pops up.
    There is no "save" only "ok" after telling you how to clear defaults.
    11-06-2015 09:13 AM
  15. Matt Behnken's Avatar
    This problem was addressed in a previous thread here. Solution : App picker classic

    Clear your current default apps first for a fresh start. After installation, the first time you are requested to select an app to "open with" when opening a file, select app picker from the list. From there onwards the application will prompt you to choose the opening app every time

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    Yeah downloaded installed but app picker classic isnt available on the attach image menu. It is for other menus like email, weblinks etc. Even after defaults were cleared

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    11-06-2015 11:43 AM
  16. Matt Behnken's Avatar
    You shouldnt have too, just don't hit save as default when it pops up.
    If u dont touch the app it doesnt open

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    11-06-2015 11:45 AM
  17. Dhanikz's Avatar
    Yeah downloaded installed but app picker classic isnt available on the attach image menu. It is for other menus like email, weblinks etc. Even after defaults were cleared

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    Can I ask you what you are trying to attach the image to?
    11-06-2015 12:09 PM
  18. Matt Behnken's Avatar
    Can I ask you what you are trying to attach the image to?
    It came up on another froum through attaching meme apps and images apps like bitmoji to stock messages. You can select these app when u choose the Paperclip but then it sets it as default and u must clear it to get those choices again. I could go to each app then share through messages app but that doesnt work with groups and takes longer. Currently other messaging apps (3rd party) dont have this problem because they dont rely on defualt choices for applictions for attaching.

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    11-06-2015 12:41 PM
  19. Dhanikz's Avatar
    It came up on another froum through attaching meme apps and images apps like bitmoji to stock messages. You can select these app when u choose the Paperclip but then it sets it as default and u must clear it to get those choices again. I could go to each app then share through messages app but that doesnt work with groups and takes longer. Currently other messaging apps (3rd party) dont have this problem because they dont rely on defualt choices for applictions for attaching.

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    I see what you mean. But for me the main selection appears every time (to select between image, take picture, audio, snote, etc) it's only after I select 'attach image' the secondary options (attach from drive, Dropbox, gallery, etc) don't appear after the 1st time. This doesn't affect me because I have always attached pics from the gallery or from the file explorer. Both of which still can be done.

    Before I knew about app picker I had "applications" pinned to the quick settings (see image) so I could quickly switch to it and clear defaults when I needed to. That's what I can suggest to you in this case.
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    11-06-2015 11:00 PM
  20. Matt Behnken's Avatar
    I just use a different sms app

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    11-07-2015 12:07 AM

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