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Gummo
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May 6, 2022, 6:11:01 PM via Website

Links in WA messages open in WA for me. How can I make them open in Firefox e.g.?

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James Watson
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May 7, 2022, 11:25:02 AM via Website

It seems that you have to copy and paste a link into the address bar of your Firefox.

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Gummo
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May 7, 2022, 11:47:43 AM via Website

I've discovered since that it seems to happen with certain bbc.co.uk URLs.

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Jacqualine Lindsey
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May 9, 2022, 6:27:57 AM via Website

To Open the links you can simply follow these steps:-
Step 1: Tap the menu button ( The three horizontal colons )
Step 2: Tap Settings.
Step 3: Scroll down to the advanced section, next to Open links in apps use the slider button to turn this ON.

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Gummo
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May 9, 2022, 4:15:16 PM via Website

I already had that ON. The problem is that, when I tap on this link in WhatsApp, it appears to open my BBC app within the WhatsApp app!!

bbc.co.uk/news/election/2022/northern-ireland/constituencies#letter-f

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