To do this on Android mobile apps, tap the Facebook menu icon in the top right, scroll down to Settings & Privacy, tap Settings then scroll down to Media & Contacts, tap and then enable the Links open externally option. That’s it. In future when you try to open a link, Facebook will use your default browser.
Where is Facebook browser settings?
When logged into your Facebook account, select the downward arrow on the top right of the screen for more options. A pop down menu will appear where you can then select “Settings.”
The Facebook app contains the ability to render web pages, using the Android System Webview component. “Open links externally” calls on either your default browser (if one is selected) or uses the system prompt asking you which browser you’d like to use to open the page.
How do I disable embedded browser?
How can I disable the embedded webview and use my browser to open links?
- Open the Navigation Pane.
- Go to Settings.
- Scroll down to Preferences.
- Enable toggle for Use Default Browser.
- Open your Facebook app and tap on the triple-line and a menu will open.
- Scroll down slowly to Settings & Privacy.
- Tap on the Settings Button.
- Scroll down to Media & Contacts.
- Here, you will see a “Links open externally” toggle ( It needs to be off) Suggest an answer. Log in or Sign up to answer.
To do that go to Settings -> Apps -> scroll down to the app that you don’t want URLs to open in -> Tap on ‘Open by Default’ and select always Ask. So next time you click on a url it won’t open in any app directly it will ask you and you choose it to open in Chrome.
Links can still be opened in Safari in the app by long pressing on a link and choosing the ‘Open in Safari’ button.
First, you can copy a link you find on the web and then launch the Opener app to choose which native application you want to open the link within. A YouTube link, for instance, would let you pick from native apps like ProTube or YouTube. A Twitter link could be opened in Twitter, Tweetbot, or Twitterific.
What browser does Facebook app use?
To make sure you have best experience possible, we recommend using the most up-to-date version of one of the following browsers: Google Chrome. Mozilla Firefox. Safari.
How do you reset Facebook to default?
Select either the “Account Settings” or the “Privacy Settings” option from the drop-down list, both of which enable you to access all settings. Use the tabs on the left-side column of the resulting page to reset your preferences.
3 – Scroll down and tap Settings & Privacy. 4 – Tap Settings. 5 – Scroll down and tap Media and Contacts. 6 – Toggle the “Links open externally” setting to On (it should turn from gray to blue).
How do I change my default Web browser?
Set Chrome as your default web browser
- On your Android, open Settings .
- Tap Apps & notifications.
- At the bottom, tap Advanced.
- Tap Default apps.
- Tap Browser App Chrome .
How do I turn off Facebook Lite browser?
When in-app browsing is disabled, clicking a link results in the default browser app opening and rendering the webpage. To disable in-app browsing on the Facebook app, users can go to Setting > Media to find a checkbox related to this behaviour (2).