Dolphin Default Bug?

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  1. TekHawk
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    anyone else having a issue making Dolphin your default browser im about to try a uninstall reinstall to get it to work or maybe im missing something that check box and the prompt when you first open it seem to be broken
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    There was a Dolphin update today, did you D/L it?
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    Never had an issue...
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    yup only reason i was using dolp again was because of the update which is really nice nice enough that i want to set it as my default for this first time in over a month lol

    im guessing its a bug from not removing the old version which was a few versions out of date when i installed it going to try removing and reinstalling it now
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    Are you using home++ with dolphin? Just hold the browser button and you should be able to select it as default. I had to do it after the update...
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    just tried that two i have already changed everything in home++ to dolp before hand though

    its not the powerbar that isnt running it thats fine the bookmarks are not working though but thats not even a big deal

    the main thing is the website shortcuts on my home screen such as the touch.facebook.com one and other sites are still loading in browser these are short cuts i made from the dolp bookmarks settings >< lol

    and the check box in the dolp settings wont stay checked
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    Go to preferences - power bar -button preferences - and click use dolphin under the bookmark setting
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    already set all that like i said earlier :p
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    thanks I didnt know about button preferences
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    have you tried making a home screen short cut to a website and opening it? thats where im having issues atm i want to link to touch.facebook.com "much more useful then the app" on my main screen
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    Haha damn it. I don't know, I don't use the bookmarks, but that's all I can really think of...
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    I had the same problem trying to Dolphin as the default browser. After lots of frustration, I rebooted the Droid and that resolved the I issue. Give that a try.
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    Go to manage applications then hit filter show all find stock browser and clear defaults.
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    I needed to restart my Droids to get the default setting to keep.
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    How do I set my preferred home page?

    On the previous Dolphin version I was able to set my homepage to one of my choice...on this newest version I downloaded the other day, the initial boot up page that appears is always the 'Dolphin Browser' screen with the Google Search bar...I tap on the menu, but it does not display any option to set my home screen?

    Am I being daft here or did they change this to where you must always go to the bookmarks to choose where you are navigating to 1st?
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    rebooted like 6 times then just unstalled like 20 apps not sure what one it was im thinking maybe fly screen but it works now
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    its under the system settings section of the menu in dolp took me a bit to find to
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    Thanks bro...I guess I was being 'daft' :)
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