Windows 11 is here, bringing a fresh and modern look to your computer experience. With its sleek design and updated features, it’s no wonder you want to personalize it even more by setting your favorite browser as the default. If Google Chrome is your go-to web browser, you’re in luck. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the simple steps to set Google Chrome as your default browser in Windows 11. Let’s make your web browsing experience even better.

Step 1: Open Windows Settings

First, click on the Start button in the lower-left corner of your screen, or simply press the Windows key on your keyboard. This will open the Windows 11 Start menu. Next, click on the gear-shaped icon labeled “Settings” to open the Windows Settings menu.

Step 2: Access the Default Apps

In the Windows Settings menu, you will find several categories. Look for the one that says “System” and click on it. In the System category, you will see “Default apps” in the left sidebar. Click on this option to manage your default applications.

Step 3: Set Google Chrome as Your Default Browser

Now, in the Default Apps section, you will see a variety of default applications that Windows 11 uses. To set Google Chrome as your default browser, scroll down until you find the “Web browser” option.

Click on the current default web browser (likely Microsoft Edge) to open a list of available browsers. Google Chrome should be listed here if it’s already installed on your computer. Click on Google Chrome to select it as your default browser.

Step 4: Confirm Your Choice

After selecting Google Chrome as your default browser, a confirmation message will appear on your screen, indicating that your choice has been saved.

That’s it! You’ve successfully set Google Chrome as your default browser in Windows 11. From now on, whenever you open a link or launch a web-related task, Windows will automatically use Google Chrome as the default browser.


Customizing your Windows 11 experience is a great way to make your computer feel more like your own. By setting Google Chrome as your default browser, you can enjoy the speed, reliability, and user-friendly features that Chrome has to offer. Now, every time you click on a link, you’ll have the power of Chrome at your fingertips. So, make the switch today and enhance your web browsing experience on Windows 11. Happy surfing!

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