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Make Chrome Your Default Browser in iOS [Jailbreak]

Last week Google released the Chrome browser for iOS. By default, Apple won’t let you set Chrome as your default browser though. If you’ve Jailbroken your iDevice, you can change Chrome to the default browser with this tweak.

Note: You need to Jailbreak your iDevice to get Cydia and the BrowserChooser app. Here’s instructions on the easiest method I’ve found to jailbreak your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with Greenp0ison.

First, launch Cydia and tap Manage.

Launch Cydia_Manage

Then tap on Sources >> Edit.
Cydia SourcesCydia Edit Sources

Next tap the Add button and type:

Cydia Add RepoEnter Cydia APT URL

Wait while the packages are downloaded, then tap Return to Cydia. Then under Sources, tap the Repository you just added.

Return to CydiaCydia Source

Now select BrowserChooser and install the feature.

RPetri AppsInstall BrowserChooser

After BrowserChooser has installed, go back into iOS. Tap Settings, then BrowserChooser. Tap Chrome to make it the default browser on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Here you can see I have other browsers installed too.

The groovy thing about BrowserChooser is you can select any browser you want to make your default.

Settings Browser ChooserBrowser Options

Now any time you open a link from an email or document, Google Chrome opens by default instead of Safari. Groovy!

Chome now Default

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