WEBARCHIVEXML File Extension

WEBARCHIVEXML file icon
Android Web Browser Archive
  • Developer
    Google
  • Category
  • Popularity
    2.7 (4 votes)

What is WEBARCHIVEXML file?

WEBARCHIVEXML is a file extension commonly associated with Android Web Browser Archive files. Android Web Browser Archive specification was created by Google. WEBARCHIVEXML file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Android system platform. Files with WEBARCHIVEXML extension are categorized as Web Files files. The Web Files subset comprises 303 various file formats. Users are advised to use Android Browser software for managing WEBARCHIVEXML files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file.

Programs which support WEBARCHIVEXML file extension

The following listing features WEBARCHIVEXML-compatible programs. Files with WEBARCHIVEXML suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support WEBARCHIVEXML file

How to open file with WEBARCHIVEXML extension?

Problems with accessing WEBARCHIVEXML may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Android Web Browser Archive files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with WEBARCHIVEXML files.

Step 1. Download and install Android Browser

Problems with opening and working with WEBARCHIVEXML files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with WEBARCHIVEXML files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Android Browser or different compatible program, such as Google Android. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support WEBARCHIVEXML files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Android Browser installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Android Browser and update if needed

If you already have Android Browser installed on your systems and WEBARCHIVEXML files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why WEBARCHIVEXML files are not compatible with Android Browser. The most recent version of Android Browser is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open WEBARCHIVEXML files to Android Browser

If you have the latest version of Android Browser installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage WEBARCHIVEXML on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the WEBARCHIVEXML file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Android Browser is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open WEBARCHIVEXML files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with WEBARCHIVEXML extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Android Browser and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with WEBARCHIVEXML extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the WEBARCHIVEXML for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the WEBARCHIVEXML file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the WEBARCHIVEXML in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the WEBARCHIVEXML is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the WEBARCHIVEXML file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic WEBARCHIVEXML file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. If the WEBARCHIVEXML file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Android Web Browser Archive file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Android Browser

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support WEBARCHIVEXML files. Close all running programs and try opening the WEBARCHIVEXML file.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Android Web Browser Archive files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle WEBARCHIVEXML files.

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