Fix: Can’t Change Default App in Windows 10

How to Fix Can’t Change Default App in Windows 10 – After receiving a build on I was involved in arranging my stuff in my own perspective. I habitually work with Chrome so downloaded it and attempted to set as default replacing Edge but didn’t succeed. Microsoft Edge was rigid on its location and refused to be superseded. After a lot of effort, I got rid of this issue. On this experience, I am writing how to Fix Can’t Change Default App in Windows 10 As I eradicated this issue.

How to Fix Can’t Change Default App in Windows 10

  • Open Control Panel using the method you find convenient, otherwise write Control Panel in Cortana Search field and Click the best matching result on the top.
type control panel in base of cortana and result at the zenith
  • After the emergence of Control panel locate Default Programs and click it.
default programs control panel
  • In the right flank of Default program Window, hit the link at the top saying “Set your Default Programs”.
set your default programs link in the right flank
  • Set Default programs window loads for a while, Once the loading ends up you see a big list of Programs in a vertically long box at the left side. Click on the “Program” you are trying to “Set as default”.
default programs in the box
  • Move to the right facet and hit the link “Set this program as default” and after then on “OK” at the bottom.
How to Fix Can't Change Default App in Windows 10
  • At the same time, the desired Program will be set as default.
  • Navigate to “Settings => Apps => Default apps” to trace out whether the “program” is “set as default” or not.

You will observe that you have Fixed Can’t Change Default App in Windows 10 if the inbuilt applications refuse to be superseded by third party apps in System Settings field.

Users are accustomed to issues arising after the arrival of every builds and update due to its buggy nature. Although Microsoft always strives to eliminate these bugs through cumulative updates. Since then you need to take everything on your own.

Anyway, here the issue Can’t Change Default App in Windows 10 is fixed. Hence, constitute custom default programs and cheer.

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About Sunita
Love to play with Windows 11 and 10. Suggestion - Going for Registry change or system files edit then remember to take a backup or create a restore point before Starting.