Friday, November 1, 2013

Fix it: Hijack of the "default" page on stock Android browser

After installing some Android apps, you may notice that the "default" home page has been changed to www.searchmobileonline.com or the likes. To get rid of the "default" home page, perform the steps below.

  1. Open Settings > Applications > Manage applications > All (tab on top) or Settings > Application manager as shown
  2. Go to the "All" tab on the top and scroll down to "Internet"
  3. Click "clear data" in the resulting window
Credits for the instructions go to Getting rid of "search mobile online" browser hijack in Android.