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Posted · Original PosterOP

Ok i have an issue with my Samsung Galaxy A50. I have android 9 and facebook is opening some links in spotify. I see a news article and when i click on it expecting a web page instead i get the spotify app opening to its default home page in android. I mean the main page when u open app. I have facebook set to open links in external browser set, I have app integrations with games and stuff turned off. What is super annoying is the only way i have currently of stopping this is uninstalling spotify. I have not figured out how to stop this behavior by facebook. Oh and i have instant apps turned off too. I just want links to open in external browser for webpages and not randomly redirect to apps like spotify!

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You have configured default apps on OS level. Look into settings. I don't know Samsung UI layout, so I can't guide further.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

chrome is default web browser in settings and i have open in external web browser turned on. This issue is caused by instant article redirect inside facebook. I have not figured out how to disable instant articles the default answer is its a feature and you cannot disable it.

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