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  1. Ray Booysen's Avatar
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    I was playing with my friend's 920 and noticed in the IE settings that he can change the default search provider. In my HTC 8X, this option does not exist. Any ideas?
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    I was wondering about this too. I read people mentioning they changed their default search provider so I looked for that option and couldn't find it anywhere.
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    Hey I found this thread. It looks like Verizon forces us to use Bing. Do you have Verizon by chance?
  4. Ray Booysen's Avatar
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    Anyone know if that is a HTC constraint or if Nokia had it opened up and if it is possible to open it up ?
    At the moment, I'm forced to use a tile to search on google and I don't feel like being forced to use a specific search engine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SaucePolicy View Post
    Hey I found this thread. It looks like Verizon forces us to use Bing. Do you have Verizon by chance?
    I have Rogers in Canada and also can't change it. I think its an HTC thing...
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    Yeah I'm on 3 in Ireland and can't change it either. I'm not too bothered by it since I've grown to like the Search button on my 8X and how bing shows everything is kinda nice.

    I do use Google on my laptop and other devices though.
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    Change default search provider to Google is also not available on my HTC 8x from Rogers (running on GDR3 firmware)! This option is not there under IE advanced settings. I am puzzled why Nokia phones have this feature but not the flagship Windows phone from HTC...
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    Can't do it on a TMO branded phone either.
  10. juanitoriv's Avatar
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    That option is a Nokia exclusive that came with their Black update. HTC, Huawei, Samsung (unless fully, fully unlocked) don't have this option
    From the CO and my 8X
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    Quote Originally Posted by eruptflail View Post
    Can't do it on a TMO branded phone either.
    I'm on Tmobile with a L521 and yes it you can change the search provider.
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    Quote Originally Posted by juanitoriv View Post
    That option is a Nokia exclusive that came with their Black update. HTC, Huawei, Samsung (unless fully, fully unlocked) don't have this option
    Doesn't need the Black update. I've had this option available since I bought my phone back in August.
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    Or maybe it was Amber, but no can have on HTC
    From the CO and my 8X

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