1. AC Question's Avatar
    Previous versions of Android or maybe Motorola vs. Samsung had a choice of which app you want to use to open certain files. It said use Once or Always. Now whatever you choose one time is automatically set as your default. You literally have to go to default apps to delete this to have a choice again. Is there a way to turn off this auto designation of defaults?
    04-28-2016 01:20 PM
  2. PJRed2008's Avatar
    No, and I find it more useful that way. Choice would be nice at times though...
    04-28-2016 02:42 PM
  3. Shrewball's Avatar
    I use 'better open with' from the play store. It gives you the option of picking Once or Always.
    Altarocks01 likes this.
    04-28-2016 03:57 PM
  4. Jaycemiskel's Avatar
    Yeah I use better open with as well.
    04-28-2016 04:19 PM
  5. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    I use better open with on my Note 5. Disappointed that the choice has been removed.
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    04-28-2016 04:20 PM
  6. rspmobile's Avatar
    I recommend ES File Explorer if you like opening files from a file manager. It gives you the ability to not having defaults. However it won't help if your wanting to open a PDF or Doc from an email. I accidentally hit ok to update to marshmallow and didn't realize. Next thing it restarted on me and started updating. My last tablet I upgraded to Kit Kat because I liked how it worked on my phone. I use the SD card extensively on my tablets, no thanks to the lack of permissions in Kit Kat. One thing I have learned between these two updates, sometimes it isn't worth it when it was working just fine. There's my rant. Sorry I got off subject.
    08-26-2016 07:18 PM
  7. Gary_Berg's Avatar
    Take a look at Better Open With in the Play Store.
    08-26-2016 08:51 PM
  8. chanchan05's Avatar
    Settings>Applications>Default Applications>Default app selection>always ask before setting
    08-26-2016 10:58 PM

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