How to Disable In-App Browser? (2020)

In this post, we’ll see:

How to Disable Twitter In-App Browser

Android

On 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:

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

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.

iPhone

By default, the Twitter for iPhone opens the link in the in-app browser. Also, note that there is no option to disable the in-app browser on Twitter for iPhone.

If you want to open the link in the Safari, then follow these steps: Long press the link and you can see the Open in Safari option. Hit it, and the link will be opened in Safari.

The important thing here to note is that you need to do this for every link you wish to open.

How to Disable Facebook In-App Browser

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 the Facebook in-app browser.

Steps

  1. Open the Facebook app.
  2. Tap the three vertical lines at the top.
  3. Hit Settings & Privacy > Settings > Media and Contacts.
  4. Now, you can see the Links open externally option. Tap on it.

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.

Note: There is no option on Facebook for iPhone for this task.

How to Disable Gmail In-App Browser

Android

  1. Open the Gmail app.
  2. Hit the three vertical lines at the top right.
  3. Tap Settings > General settings.
  4. Tap Open web links in Gmail option.

iPhone

  1. Open the Gmail app.
  2. Hit the three vertical lines at the top right.
  3. Tap Settings > Default apps (which you can find beneath Swipe actions).
  4. In the Browser section, choose the one you prefer except Safari.

How to Disable Google In-App Browser

Android

  1. Open the Google app.
  2. Hit the More at the bottom.
  3. Tap Settings > General.
  4. Tap Open web pages in the app option.

Note: There isn’t an option on Google for iPhone for this task.