How to change the Default Browser when Clicking Hyperlinks from MS Excel

Whenever you are working on an application other than any web browser and if you click on any hyperlink, then the dialog window appears to choose the appropriate browser. After you select the browser application, it will open the hyperlink page with that browser. But if you have to choose the browser every time you click the hyperlink, then it would be frustrating. So Windows has a setting which allows you to choose and set your default web browser. This article will guide you on how to change/set the default browser on your Windows 11/10 system.

How to set the Default Browser on Clicking Hyperlinks from MS Excel


Step 1: Open the Settings app.

Press win logo key + I together on your keyboard.

Then, Click on Apps.

Settings Apps Min

Step 2: Click on Default Apps.

Settings Apps Default Apps

Step 3: Scroll down the Default apps page.

Click on Web Browser as shown below.

Set Default Browser

Step 4: A window pops up to choose the default web browser.

Please choose the web browser you want as default.

Choose Default Browser Min (1)

After selecting the default web browser, the windows will allow the hyperlinks to be opened in default browser.

For Windows 11 users

How to change default browser in Windows 11

Hope this article was informative.

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