Android Marshmallow Tips - Associate Android Apps to Links


In previous versions of Android whenever we clicked on a link a list of applications would be displayed and we had to choose one from them. Though there was an option to associate a particular app with such links but that system was not flawless and did not work swimmingly each time. This working of Android was at times as irritating as some annoying Android app notifications.

Android Marshmallow Tips - Associate Android Apps to Links

With Marshmallow Google has made this association of apps with links more unflawed and smooth.

Specifying Apps for Links in Android 6.0 :

In Android Marshmallow we can assign URLs from a particular domain with a certain app e.g. all URLs from domain twitter.com will open in Twitter app if you set it as the default for all links from domain twitter.com.

To associate specific links with specific apps –

Step 1:

Go to Settings menu.

Step 2:

Go to Apps.

Associate Apps to Specific Links
Step 3:

Tap the overflow menu on the top right corner.

Associate Apps to Specific Links

 

Step 4:

Tap on App Links.

Associate Apps to Specific Links
Step 5:

Tap on the app you want to associate links with.

Associate Apps to Specific Links
Step 6:

Set the options as per your choice.

Associate Apps to Specific Links

Conclusion :

This feature of Android will not only be a big time saver and will save you from lot of headaches but will also improve Android performance as now you will be able to use it more swiftly. Make using this feature a habit and you'll realise for yourself that your Android user experience has improved a lot. Here's another tip that will help you improve Android user experience. And if you were looking to associate links to Android apps just because they were too annoying then there are other features of Android too that are just as annoying. Here is another Android tip that will help you get rid of annoying Android app notifications.