What is content://com.android.browser.home/ and Android Browser Page

What is content://com.android.browser.home/ and Android Browser Page

What is content://com.android.browser.home/

The “content://com.android.browser.home/” is a syntax that is used to customize the default browser homepage in your android smartphone. When someone buys a smartphone, it comes with some default home features and a pre-installed browser with a default page.

These default features sometimes might frustrate the users, luckily we’ve few solutions for such situations where you can customize the default options, personalize your browser homepage and enhance your user experience.

Set Default Browser in Your Android Phone

Before setting the default homepage on your android browser, you need to set the browser as your default browser. Then you’ll be able to open “content://com.android.browser.home/”, otherwise it shows “404 – Page not found error”. Follow the below steps to set your browser as your default browser

  • Go to Settings > App Settings

default app settings

  • Choose Default Apps

Choose default apps

  • Set your Default Browser App

Default Browser app

After successfully setting the default browser, you can start customizing the default browser at your convenience.

Let’s see where you can apply these customizations for your default browser.

Customize Your Default Web Browser Using – “content://com.android.browser.home/”

  1. Open your default browser app
  2. Paste “content://com.android.browser.home/” in the address bar of your browser
  3. Now set your default homepage by adding the webpage address in the pop-up menu and click on “OK”

This method will work only after you set your favorite browser as your default browser, otherwise, it displays an error code and you can’t access the menu to customize the homepage of your browser.

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Customize Your Default Web Browser Using – Browser Settings

  1. Open your web browser, which you set as a default web browser.
  2. Click on the three dots icon at the top-right corner to display the menu.
  3. Now click on the “Settings” option from the menu
  4. In settings you’ll find the option “Homepage”, click on it.
  5. Instead of selecting the default chrome’s homepage, select the custom homepage and enter the URL address which you want to set as the default homepage on your default browser
  6. Now you’ve set the browser homepage of your own preference rather than the default browser homepage. So you can see your custom homepage whenever you open your default browser.

If these steps didn’t work for your browser, you can try an alternative approach to set the default homepage.

Alternative Steps for Setting the Default Homepage

  1. Visit the webpage from your default browser, which you want to set as your default homepage.
  2. Click on the three dots icon at the top-right corner to display the menu.
  3. Save this page as a Bookmark by clicking on the “star” mark on the top of the menu
  4. Now go to your saved bookmarks from the menu by clicking on the “Bookmarks” option
  5. Long-press the webpage you’ve bookmarked
  6. Select the option “Set as Homepage” from the menu prompt

How to Remove or Change content://com.android.browser.home/

Sometimes we need to change the default browser to another webpage or to the default chrome’s homepage. Then follow the below steps:

  1. Open your web browser, which you set as a default web browser.
  2. Now click on the “Settings” option from the menu through three dots
  3. In settings you’ll find the option “Homepage”, click on it
  4. Now you can change the web address of your default browser homepage or select the default chrome’s homepage.

Final Thoughts

You will find a number of web browsers on the internet like DuckDuckGo, Baidu, Bing, and other browsers on the Google play store. Select the browser which is secured and has a good privacy policy to keep your data safe.

Also, check for the browsers that enhance the efficiency of your internet surfing and speed up the browsing of the internet on your smartphones. After selecting the right browser on your smartphone, you can customize your favorite browser using content://com.android.browser.home/.

 

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