Hi Gossipians, You have already read about content:// Now it’s a turn to go in deep! In-depth with content:// If you are first time seeing this syntax then you will get stumbled upon it. But, if you are already aware of it then no doubt that you are going to learn more depth. Just you need to stay tuned with us.

What is content:// is a navigational package name used for the root package ( which is used to set the homepage) to navigate to different websites.


Let’s understand the term in deep:

Every package name has a structure like com.example.gossipfunda defined in AndroidManifest.xml which is similar to the unique application ID. Regardless, the application ID and package name are autonomous. In the same way is the main package and is the sub-package of the main. In total content:// is the combination of the main package and site_navigation class.

How to fix content:// not working issue?

If content:// is not working then you need to do the following things:

  1. Simply Restarting your mobile can fix this issue.
  2. Toggle the airplane mode to OFF then ON.
  3. Clear the cache and data of the browser.
  4. Force stop the app and reopen it.
  5. Uninstall the browser app and reinstall.
  6. Use a different browser that provides the same facility.
  7. If all of the above does not work then factory reset your mobile. ( Remember, you can lose all your data, so take a backup.)


We have seen that the android package has an important role in coding and content:// is nothing but one of them. You can fix it by cleaning the cache and restarting the phone. Hope you like this article. We will update it further so bookmark the article for future use. Do not forget to follow our youtube channel.