Why is Android System WebView disabled on my phone?

Why is Android System WebView disabled on my phone?

If it’s Nougat or above, Android System Webview is disabled because its function is covered by Chrome now. To activate WebView, just turn off Google Chrome and if you want to disable it, just reactivate Chrome again.

What is Android System WebView and do I need it?

Android WebView is a system component for the Android operating system (OS) that allows Android apps to display content from the web directly inside an application.

How do I restore Android System WebView?

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  • Navigate to Play Store app.
  • Search for Android System WebView. (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details? idcom.google.android.webview)
  • Select the Update option.
  • Repeat these steps for Google Chrome (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details? idcom.android.chrome)

Why would my Android System WebView be disabled?

If it’s Nougat or above, Android System Webview is disabled because its function is covered by Chrome now. To activate WebView, just turn off Google Chrome and if you want to disable it, just reactivate Chrome again.

How do I enable system WebView on Android?

Go to the settings of your smartphone or tablet and open Settings x26gt; Apps; In the list of apps find Android System Webview and tap it; If the ENABLE button is active, tap on it and the app should launch.

Why won’t my Android System WebView enable?

If you really need to re-enable it, you should go to the Chrome app in app settings, disable it, then go to the Google Play app store and update / re-install / enable WebView. They won’t work together. Here’s what you have to do. In order to update or use webview, you must first STOP the Chrome app from running.

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