How to make Google Chrome your default iOS browser with BrowserChooser for iPhone or iPad [jailbreak]
BrowserChooser is a jailbreak tweak available from Cydia that will let you set Google Chrome for iOS as you default iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad browser -- something Apple won't let you do.
Here's how to install BrowserChooser and make Chrome your new default web browser.
How to install and set up BrowserChooser for iPhone and iPad
Launch CydiaTap on SourcesTap on Edit
Tap on AddType in the repo address in the box that comes up rpetri.ch/repo
Tap on Add Source
Tap on Return to Cydia
Tap the repo you just added to see BrowserChooser in the list of appsTap on BrowserChooser to install it
div>Tap on Respring when it has finished installing
How to set Google Chrome as your default iOS browser
<li>Launch Settings</li><img class="aligncenter size-medium wp-image-117839" title="BrowserChooser 8" src="/sites/imore.com/files/styles/620w620h/public/images/stories/2012/06/BrowserChooser-8.jpg" alt="BrowserChooser 8" width="512" height="384" />
<li>Scroll down and tap on the new entry for BrowserChooser</li>
<li>Tap on Chrome to set it as the default browser (as opposed to Safari)</li>
Now that Chrome is set as your default browser, tapping links anywhere in iOS will open them in Chrome and not the stock Safari browser.
How to switch back to Safari as your default iOS browser
- Launch Settings
- Scroll down and tap on the entry for BrowserChooser
- Tap on Safari to restore it as the default browser (as opposed to Chrome)
So there you have it, a simple way to change your default browser and enjoy the power of Google Chrome the way it should be on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. if you give it a try, let us know how i