1. Ray Booysen's Avatar
    I was playing with my friend's 920 and noticed in the IE settings that he can change the default search provider. In my HTC 8X, this option does not exist. Any ideas?
    01-14-2013 02:44 PM
  2. SaucePolicy's Avatar
    I was wondering about this too. I read people mentioning they changed their default search provider so I looked for that option and couldn't find it anywhere.
    01-14-2013 02:45 PM
  3. SaucePolicy's Avatar
    Hey I found this thread. It looks like Verizon forces us to use Bing. Do you have Verizon by chance?
    01-14-2013 02:48 PM
  4. Ray Booysen's Avatar
    No. Three
    01-14-2013 03:16 PM
  5. Paul Barry Delongchamps's Avatar
    Anyone know if that is a HTC constraint or if Nokia had it opened up and if it is possible to open it up ?
    At the moment, I'm forced to use a tile to search on google and I don't feel like being forced to use a specific search engine.
    01-21-2013 09:59 AM
  6. fernandogonzalez's Avatar
    Hey I found this thread. It looks like Verizon forces us to use Bing. Do you have Verizon by chance?
    I have Rogers in Canada and also can't change it. I think its an HTC thing...
    01-26-2013 07:48 AM
  7. 3ibs's Avatar
    Yeah I'm on 3 in Ireland and can't change it either. I'm not too bothered by it since I've grown to like the Search button on my 8X and how bing shows everything is kinda nice.

    I do use Google on my laptop and other devices though.
    01-26-2013 09:27 AM
  8. WPUser3's Avatar
    Change default search provider to Google is also not available on my HTC 8x from Rogers (running on GDR3 firmware)! This option is not there under IE advanced settings. I am puzzled why Nokia phones have this feature but not the flagship Windows phone from HTC...
    01-13-2014 04:38 PM
  9. eruptflail's Avatar
    Can't do it on a TMO branded phone either.
    01-14-2014 06:38 AM
  10. juanitoriv's Avatar
    That option is a Nokia exclusive that came with their Black update. HTC, Huawei, Samsung (unless fully, fully unlocked) don't have this option
    01-18-2014 08:03 PM
  11. CyclingGuyNola's Avatar
    Can't do it on a TMO branded phone either.
    I'm on Tmobile with a L521 and yes it you can change the search provider.
    01-18-2014 08:33 PM
  12. CyclingGuyNola's Avatar
    That option is a Nokia exclusive that came with their Black update. HTC, Huawei, Samsung (unless fully, fully unlocked) don't have this option
    Doesn't need the Black update. I've had this option available since I bought my phone back in August.
    01-18-2014 08:34 PM
  13. juanitoriv's Avatar
    Or maybe it was Amber, but no can have on HTC
    01-18-2014 09:50 PM

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