Apple is finally going to enable iPhone and iPad users to set default apps for certain tasks when iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 roll around later this year.

The feature will make it possible for users to set third-party email apps as the default app to open when they tap an address, rather than the default Mail app, for example.

The same goes for the web browser. If you prefer Google Chrome  you can set it as your preference in Settings and ensure Safari doesn’t open every time you tap a new link.

The feature wasn’t actually announced during the WWDC keynote, but it was documented via the iOS 14 page on Apple’s website. While it seems like a small tweak, it will actually be massively useful for those people who rely on Spark or Gmail for their email, for example.

The company wrote: “Set a…

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