Everyone’s got their favorite browser. It saves some time to make that favorite browser the default browser. That means that when you click on a link in whatever application, the default browser will be launched to display the website.
Copy/paste and enter about:preferences#general into the browser’s address bar.
Mozilla Firefox — Make Default
Click on the Make Default button.
Copy/paste and enter chrome://settings/ into the browser’s address bar.
Make Google Chrome the default browser
Click on the Make Google Chrome the default browser button located in the Default browser section of the page.
Click on the cog wheel icon located in the upper right corner of the browser’s window.
Select Internet options from the drop-down menu.
Go to the Programs tab of the Internet Options window.
Internet Explorer — Make default
Click on the Make default button.
Copy/paste and enter about:settings or opera://settings into the browser’s address bar.
Make Opera my default browser
Click on the Make Opera my default browser button located in the Default browser section of the page.
Click on the settings cog next to the address bar. In the drop-down menu click Preferences.
Safari — Default web browser
Select your Default web browser from the drop-down menu located in the General tab.
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