Windows 8.1 - Prevent the Google Search app from opening links in your default browser

September 2016


Windows 8.1 - Prevent the Google Search app from opening links in your default browser


When you make a search with the Google Search app for Windows 8/8.1 device, links are automatically opened on your default browser.
Here's how to change this behaviour:
  • Open the Google Search app.
  • Press the Windows key + C to display the Charms bar.
  • Click/Tap on Settings charms > Settings.
  • Toggle "Open all links in default browser" off.
  • You can now view the links directly through the Google Search's interface.

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