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With Google Chrome available for iOS now I'd like to know if it's possible to make Chrome the default browser? I find "open in browser" type options from other iOS apps still take me to Safari.

Not interested in jailbreaking. Looking for a solution that works without having to do that.

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JailBreaking is the only way right now, sorry. – Andrew Larsson Jul 9 '12 at 21:44
@AndrewLarsson I'm actually thinking it's time to try the JB route... – Ian C. Jul 9 '12 at 21:52
If you do plan on going down that path, I've answered a question that explains what JailBreaking does and what reversing it does. Feel free to ask me any questions here on AskDifferent or on chat if you run into any problems or concerns. – Andrew Larsson Jul 9 '12 at 22:45
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No, this is not possible unless Apple allows this in a future iOS update.

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Are you suggesting that they will? – henryaaron Jul 2 '12 at 1:03
@user1090389 There's no reason to believe that they will, but there's no reason to rule out the possibility. – LessPop_MoreFizz Jul 2 '12 at 1:16

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