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Which browsers can be set to default for EU users in iOS 17.4

As part of what the European Union is requiring as part of the Digital Markets Act, Apple is allowing browsers other than Safari to be set as a default in iOS 17.4. Here’s what can be chosen.

Apple's Safari icon superimposed on an EU flag
Apple must offer alternatives to Safari within the EU

The first time that an iOS 17 iPhone user in any of the European Union’s 27 member states opens Safari, they will be prompted to choose a default browser. It’s long been possible to switch from Safari as the default, but now iOS prompts for the decision — and offers a series of options.

Those optional alternative browsers vary slightly between the countries.

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