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problem with regular browser & dolphin browser

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by diddiyo, Feb 24, 2010.

  1. diddiyo

    diddiyo Well-Known Member
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    hi,

    i've been having a weird problem lately. whenever i open a webpage in the normal browser and click on a link, it opens up dolphin browser and opens the page in there. any idea why? I'd like to continue using the normal browser and dolphin just as a backup.

    thanks in advance.
     

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  2. DjSmooth

    DjSmooth Well-Known Member
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    If at anytime you opted for Dolphin to be your default browser and or have not chose your stock browser to be the default browser; Dolphin (for what reason I'm not sure) assume the position. When this happened to me to resolve the problem I completely uninstalled Dolphin, powered down and removed the Battery for a few seconds. I than reinstalled Dolphin and the issue was over. Just make sure that the first time you open Dolphin uncheck the "make it the default browser"
     
  3. gadzooks

    gadzooks Well-Known Member
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    I experienced same thing with a different browser & here's what worked for me. Under
    Settings | Applications | Manage Applications
    tap Dolphin & in Launch by default section, tap Clear Defaults.
     
  4. inssane

    inssane Well-Known Member
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    If you long press the link it should give browser options and there should be a check box to choose default, if it really is that easy.
     
  5. bobthebob

    bobthebob Active Member
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    hasn't worked for me inssane, and i've tried it about 20 times. going to try gadzooks method.
     
  6. bobthebob

    bobthebob Active Member
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    worked! finally! thanks gadzooks! you're my hero !
     
  7. takeshi

    takeshi Well-Known Member
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    Clear defaults works for any app set as default -- not just browsers.
     

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