How to Open Links on Facebook App with External Browser

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If you’re a user of the official Facebook app and you don’t really go into the advanced part of the app which is the settings. There’s a chance that all webpages and links viewed on Facebook opens inside the app. That is a bit limiting cos you have less options and it opens the link directly.

How to Open Links on Facebook App with External Browser

Another thing is the preferred browser. Most people prefer viewing various websites with different browsers. So, i would like to open a live streaming website with a standard browser and a Simple page, with Opera Mini (maybe). You may wonder why this is so. Using the Facebook in-built Web Viewer kinda consumes more data and with Opera mini, I save more.

How to Set Facebook Links to Open in Another Browser

This post was made with an up to date version of the Facebook App. So, it may not look the same on your device if you have the outdated version.

If you’re viewing a page page from the app, you can view the page by
clicking on the three dots on the right corner and selecting Open With…

How to Open Links on Facebook App with External Browser

Also, if you prefer opening all links on externally browsers by default do this;

==>  Click on Preferences button on the menu  (the three lines on the right)
==>  Scroll down to Help & Settings 
==>  Tick the Links open externally button.

How to Open Links on Facebook App with External Browser by Default

With that done, all links you click won’t open inside the Facebook App but on your preferred browser.

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