What is content://com.android.browser.home/ (Guide)


If you recently buy a new mobile phone then chances are quite high that you don’t like the appearance of homepage in the default browser of your mobile because the manufacturer place their company’s logo on the page and that feels quite irritating and harms your user experience and that’s why many of you want to change the default homepage.

The content://com.android.browser.home/ is generally used to change the default homepage in your browser.

So in this article, we will provide the detailed information regarding content://com.android.browser.home and provides the exact way through which you can change the default homepage of the mobile browser.

So stay tuned with us and read the whole article.

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

content://com.android.browser.home/ defines the default homepage in the mobile phone’s browser. 

The link will allocate the homepage in different browser like opera, chrome and Firefox. Every browser has different homepage that is stored in content://com.android.browser.home/ and the best part is that you can customize the homepage according to your personal preference and requirement.

The method of changing homepage is different in each browser and we will provide the step by step process of each browser but in most of the browser you can change the homepage by following simple steps.

Step 1: Open default browser in your mobile phone.

Step 2: Press menu button or three dots sign (Mostly found in right upper corner of browser)

Step 3: Go into Setting option and then check for Android Browser Setting (Mostly found in last) and Open

Step 4: In General setting, you will find Homepage setting

Step 5: Click on the option ‘Set Homepage’ and enter the URL that you want to add as homepage.

This was the most general step that you will apply on most of the browser in your android mobile phone.

How to Change Default web browser in android phone?

There is no obligation of using default web browser on the mobile phone as the default web browser contain very low speed and have shitty user experience. So there are many fast and user friendly browsers available in the market like opera, Firefox, Chrome and many more. You can choose any one of them depending upon your use.

But it is highly recommended to choose Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome as both of them will provides high speed browsing along with amazing browsing experience. You can simply download from Google play store.

Another reason behind recommending these browsers are because both of them provide sync availability that allows showing the same data and interface in both mobile and PC browser that will helps to save password and similar stuff on different equipments.

In order to change the default web browser in the android phone just follow these simple steps.

Step 1: In you mobile phone, open setting option

Step 2: Choose Installed and Manage Apps option and you will get the list of apps in your mobile phone.

Step 3: In right upper corner, click on three dots and choose default Apps.

Step 4: In default apps, choose Browser option and select the browser that you want to make default.

Now, you have changed the browser successfully and now you have to change the homepage in your default browser.

How to Choose Default Homepage on Web Browser?

The process of changing homepage is different in each web browser. So we will provide step by step process of changing homepage in Google Chrome, Opera and Firefox as these are the top leading and most common browser in the market.

Changing Default Homepage in Google Chrome

If you have Google chrome as your default browser then you can change the default homepage by following these simple steps.

Step 1: Open Homepage of your browser and Click on three dots in upper right corner.

Step 2: Click on the setting option

Step 3: In setting option, you will see Homepage option under the Basic section

Step 4: Click on the homepage option and type URL that you want to make as homepage.

(If you don’t find the homepage options (as mentioned in step 3) then follow these steps

Step 1: Search Chrome://flags/ in your browser.

Step 2: You will see the Force Enable Homepage Button, in front of that change the setting to enabled and restart the browser.

You will get the homepage button and after that follow step 3 and step 4.

Changing Default Homepage in Mozilla Firefox

Follow these simple steps to change default homepage in Mozilla Firefox.

Step 1: Open Opera browser and click on three dots in right upper corner.

Step 2: Open Setting and the go to General

Step 3: In General, open Home option and select custom.

Step 4: Now enter the URL that you want to make as homepage.

Step 5: Restart your browser

Changing Default Homepage in Opera

Follow these steps in order to change default homepage in opera.

Step 1: Open Homepage of browser and click on the Opera icon button in upper right corner.

Step 2: Open Setting and Disable News under homepage section

Step 3: Under search option, disable Trending search and recent searches.

Step 4: Delete all speed dial sites from opera homepage

Step 5: On homepage, click on the (+) button and enter the URL that you want to make as homepage.

Step 6: Click on the save button and restart your browser


In this article we will provide the information regarding content://com.android.browser.home/ and provide the step by step process of changing default browser and homepage.

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