How to Clear an App From Being the Default App

Objective

  • To clear an app's default settings

Environment

  • Motorola and Google phones running Android 9.0 and higher

Procedure

  1. Open your phone's Settings app.
  2. Tap Apps & notifications.
  3. Tap the app that you no longer want to be the default. If you don't see it, first tap See all apps or App info.
  4. Tap Advanced 
  5. Tap Open by default 
  6. Tap Clear defaults

Additional Notes

After clearing the default, when you take that action again, your phone will ask you which app to use.


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