How to Set Opera Mini as Default Browser in iPhone / iPod Touch?

Just like Internet Explorer in Windows, every iPhone comes with stock Safari browser pre-installed in it. Although there are number of web-browsers available at App Store like Atomic, iCab Mobile and Perfect Browser but no one has match for the lightning speed of Opera Mini. For those who don’t know: Opera Mini currently holds the title of World’s fastest mobile web-browser with over 30 million active users. Below is a small tip allowing you to set Opera Mini as a default web-browser in jailbroken iPhone and iPod Touch.

Browser-Changer
Browser-Changer
Browser-Changer
If you haven’t jailbroken your iPhone yet, follow the step-by-step guide here. Once jailbreaked, open Cydia and install Browser Changer from BigBoss repository. To change your default iPhone browser, open Browser Changer app and navigate to Settings->Browser Changer and tap on Opera Mini. Thats it! Now if you will open any link with in an app, it will open Opera Mini web-browser instead of mobile Safari. [via GuidaiPhone]

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4 comments

  • Baba

    Good of you. It worked perfectly.

  • Alan

    Talk to apple if you want that native to the iPhone otherwise use Safari.

  • Jerry

    what on earth does jailbreak mean??? i have no idea what any of this nonsense is about I just want to make links on my homepage open in opera mini, what ever jailbreaking is i dont want it there has to be a simple button to change it

    • Robbie

      Gives you freedom of your iDevice that apple sandboxes, or blocks you out of.  Like, battery percentace at top right corner of your screen on iPod Touch (which can be done without jailbreaking, just easier with jailbreak).  Or, ability to edit system files, apps, etc.