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Microsoft Is Testing a 'Set Default' Browser Button for Windows 11

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Windows Insiders can now click a button to set their default browser to something other than Edge.
We have some good news for Windows 11 users frustrated with how difficult it is to change the default browser away from Edge—it’s (hopefully!) about to get a lot easier. As The Verge reports, in the latest Windows 11 Insider Preview Build (22509), a new “Set Default” button has been added to the Apps option screen. The existence of this new option was first spotted by Twitter user Rafael RIvera, who posted the screenshot you can see in the tweet below: Microsoft has since confirmed the feature exists, with Aaron Woodman, vice president of Windows marketing, explaining “In the Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22509 released to the Dev Channel on Wednesday, we streamlined the ability for a Windows Insider to set the ‘default browser’ to apps that register for HTTP:, HTTPS:,.

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