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[Q] Choosing Default Application?

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10th April 2014, 05:24 AM   |  #1  
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Hey guys,
I have owned a bunch of Android since the original my touch and something has bugging me like crazy- how do you actually save a default application to open a file type? For instance, when I do a Google search on something and click a youtube video, it asks me every time which app to open it with even though I always select the YouTube to set as default lol. Any help would be awesome!
10th April 2014, 05:39 AM   |  #2  
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Hey guys,
I have owned a bunch of Android since the original my touch and something has bugging me like crazy- how do you actually save a default application to open a file type? For instance, when I do a Google search on something and click a youtube video, it asks me every time which app to open it with even though I always select the YouTube to set as default lol. Any help would be awesome!

When you click the YouTube video a menu should come up saying complete action using: and then select the YouTube applicaiton and make sure you hit press Always rather then the Just Once button. If this is what you are doing already, I would recommend going into system settings clearing the default's for that app under the application manger section than the app you want, and doing the action again so it re-asks what you want to use as default. Let me know if you still have questions I'll be happy to help you out.
15th April 2014, 02:45 AM   |  #3  
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Thanks and sorry for the late reply. I cleared the app data and this worked...to a degree. For example, if I am to open a link for an ecigarette forums through google search results and choose tapatalk as default it will remember to open the ecig forums that way, but if I were to open the next forums like xbox gaming, it will ask me again which program to open as default. Is this intended or am I still doing something wrong?
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Thanks and sorry for the late reply. I cleared the app data and this worked...to a degree. For example, if I am to open a link for an ecigarette forums through google search results and choose tapatalk as default it will remember to open the ecig forums that way, but if I were to open the next forums like xbox gaming, it will ask me again which program to open as default. Is this intended or am I still doing something wrong?
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I believe this is intended behavior as the thought is the user may want different behavior for different websites, annoying as it may be for you.

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15th April 2014, 06:09 AM   |  #5  
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Ahhhhhh, no that does make sense. Thanks for the help

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