How to Disable Twitter and Facebook In-App Browser on Android

In this post, we'll see the steps to disable Twitter and Facebook in-app browser on Android. Let's get started.

Disable Twitter In-App Browser on Android

In the Twitter for Android, every link you click will be opened in the in-app browser by default.

If you prefer to get the links opened in your default browser instead of the in-app browser, then you need to disable Twitter in-app browser and here are the steps:

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    ​Open the Twitter app on your Android device.
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    ​Hit your profile picture at the top.
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    ​Tap Settings and privacy > Display and sound.
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    ​Under "Web browser," you can see "Use in-app browser" option. Tap on it.
Disabled Use in-app browser option

That's it. The Twitter in-app browser is disabled successfully, and from now on, the links will be opened in your default browser.

In case, if you prefer to enable Twitter in-app browser, then follow the above steps.

Disable Facebook In-App Browser on Android

By default, Facebook for Android opens the link in the in-app browser.

If you want to open the link in your default browser instead of the in-app browser, then you need to disable Facebook in-app browser and here are the steps:

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    ​Open the Facebook app.
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    ​Tap Hamburger icon (three vertical lines) at the top.
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    ​Hit Settings & Privacy > Settings > Media and Contacts.
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    ​Now, you can see "Links open externally" option. Tap on it.
Enabled Links open externally option

That's it. The Facebook in-app browser is disabled successfully, and from now on, the link will be opened in your default browser.

In case, if you want to enable Facebook in-app browser, follow the above steps.

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