Google is planning to roll out new browser and search ballot screens for Android in Europe in the coming weeks. The new screens will be displayed the first time an Android user opens Google Play after an upcoming update, and they will show rival Android browsers and search engines. Google will present four other browsers and search engines in a random order, and Android users will be able to install and enable as many of them as they like. A separate screen will also be shown to help configure app icons, widgets, or setting the browser or search engine as default.

Google is rolling these out in response to a record $5 billion fine by EU regulators for violating antitrust laws. Google was ordered to stop “illegally tying” Chrome and its…

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