Source: Business Insider
Apple is reportedly considering giving iPhone users a degree of flexibility over their default apps Bloomberg reported that iPhone users could potentially pick alternatives to the Safari mobile browser and Mail email app as their default services. It would be a radical change for a company that has always tightly controlled the iPhone experience. Currently, Apple treats its own apps as the default in a number of ways: for example, when someone opens a web link sent to them on an iPhone, it automatically opens in Safari, Apple’s proprietary web browser. Business Insider has approached Apple for comment. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories . Apple is considering make a radical change to the iPhone experience by letting users pick their own default apps. According to anonymous sources who spoke to Bloomberg , it’s considering letting users choose third-party apps as their default on its mobile devices, meaning a user could switch away from the Safari mobile browser or the Mail email app as their default browser or email service.