How to Change Default Apps in Android 10

Irritating using default apps & launcher in your Android 10? Here’s how to change default apps in Android 10. You can individually change or set default apps in your Android or Samsun Galaxy devices. If you have installed more than one app for contact app, phone app, SMS app, etc. You can choose which app to use by default. You can download and install a third-party app from the play store in your device you want to use. Also, clear the app’s default settings if you want. After clearing the default app, your phone will ask you which app to use as default.

How to Set Default Apps in Android 10 (Stock Android 10)

Step 1: Pull down the notification panel at the top and click on the “Cog (Settings)” icon.

Apps & notification settings to change default Apps

Step 2: Touch on “Apps & notifications”.

Advanced settings to set default Android 10 apps

Step 3: Touch on “Advanced”.

Set default apps in your Android or Samsun Galaxy

Step 4: Scroll down and touch on “Default apps”.

You can see the Browser app, Caller ID & spam app, Digital assistant app, Home app (Pixel launcher), Phone app, and SMS app.

How to Change Default Apps in Android 10

Step 5: Select the app (We select the SMS app) from a list.

How to Set Default Apps in Android 10

Step 6: Choose from the app you want to use as the default messaging app.

How to Change the default launcher in Android 10

You can use third-party launchers in your Android 10 or Samsung devices like Nova launcher, Action launcher, Go launcher, etc.

Step 1: Download and install the launcher you want to use.

Step 2: Go to “Settings”.

Step 3: Click on “Apps & notifications”.

Step 4: Click on “Advanced”.

Step 5: Scroll down and click on “Default apps”.

Change the launcher in Android 10

Step 6: Click on the “Home app”.

How to Change the default launcher in Android 10

Step 7: Choose “Nova launcher”.

Step 8: Long press on the blank area of the home screen and click on “Settings”.

Nova launcher settings for Android 10

Step 9: You can customize Nova launcher settings here including grid size, icon layout, font style, gestures, background colors, and more.

Step 10: To get back the default launcher, follow the above-given steps again, and select a “Pixel launcher”.

Check Also: How to Change App Location Permissions in Android 10

How to Clear Default Apps in Android 10

How to Clear Default Apps in Android 10

Settings > Apps & notifications > See all apps > Select the app from list > Advanced > Open by default > Clear defaults

How to Change Default Apps on Samsung Android 10

Settings > Apps > Default apps > Select app > Set as default

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