How to Change Default Programs

How to Change Default Programs

If you'd like to change the default application for common Windows 10 actions, there's a really simply way to manage your choices. Begin by clicking the Start Menu, followed by the Settings icon:


Then click Apps:

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Now, select Default Apps from the left-hand menu:

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You'll be presented with options to select the default applications for E-Mail, Maps, Music, Photos, Video and Web Browsing. Just click the icon underneath each heading to choose your associated app.

If you would like to configure advanced options, such as default application by file type or protocol, look for the following options further down the page:

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