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Make Google your default search engine

Search right from the address bar, wherever you go on the web.

Google Search is installed but not set as your default search provider. To default to Google, here’s how you do it:

  1. Click the Tools icon at the far right of the browser window.
  2. Select Internet options.
  3. In the General tab, find the Search section and click Settings.
  4. Select Google.
  5. Click Set as default and click Close.

Step 1: Open Internet Options

Click on Tools from the menu at the top of your browser.
Then select Internet Options from the menu.

Step 2: Change your homepage to Google

In the top section called Home page, delete the highlighted text next to Address. Then type www.google.com in that box.

Step 3: Save your changes

Click OK at the bottom to save your changes.

Step 1: Open Settings

Click on the settings icon in the upper right corner and select Settings.
A new tab will open.

Step 2: Change your homepage to Google

In the Appearance section, click the button next to Show Home button, then click the blue link Change.
Delete the text in the box, which is either about:blank or another website. Then type www.google.com in the box.
Click OK to save your changes.

Step 3: Sync your settings

To sync your tabs, bookmarks, apps, themes and more across all your devices, click the Sign in to Chrome button at the top of the Settings page.
Sign in with your Google Account, then click OK, sync everything or click the Advanced link to customize your sync settings.

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Step 1: Click on the settings icon

Click on the settings icon in the upper-right corner of your browser and select Settings. A new tab will open.

Step 2: Change your homepage to Google

In the Appearance section, check the box next to Show Home button.
To set your homepage, click Change.
Select Open this page, and then type www.google.com in the box. Click OK.

Step 3: Sync your settings

To sync your tabs, bookmarks, apps, themes and more across all your devices, click the Sign in to Chrome button at the top of the Settings page.
Sign in with your Google Account, then click OK, sync everything or click the Advanced link to customize your sync settings.

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Option 1: Drag the Google icon

Click and drag the blue Google icon below to the home icon located in the upper-right corner of your browser.
Click yes in the pop-up box.

Option 2: Edit your preferences manually

Click on Firefox in the top left corner, then select Options, and then click on Options in the right menu.
Click on the General button in the top menu with the picture of a switch.
Next to When Firefox starts, open the drop down menu and select Show my home page.
Type www.google.com in the Home Page box, and click OK to save.

Bonus: Make Google your default search engine

Click the down arrow on the left of the search box.
Select Google from the dropdown menu.

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Option 1: Drag the Google icon

Using your mouse, click and drag the blue Google icon below to the home icon located in the upper right corner of your browser.
Then click yes in the pop-up box.

Option 2: Edit your preferences manually

Select Firefox from the menu bar, then click on Preferences.
Type www.google.com in the Home Page box and close Preferences to save.

Bonus: Make Google your default search engine

Click the down arrow on the left of the search box.
Select Google from the dropdown menu.

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Step 1: Open Settings

Click on Safari in the top Apple menu bar, then select Preferences.

Step 2: Change your homepage to Google

Next to New windows open with, select Homepage from the drop down menu.
Select Homepage from the next drop down menu next to New tabs open with.
Then type www.google.com in the box next to Homepage.

Step 3: Change your default search engine to Google

Select Google from the drop down menu next to Default search engine.
Your changes are automatically saved.

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Step 1: Open Preferences

Click on Opera from the top menu and select Settings, and then Preferences.

Step 2: Change your homepage to Google

Next to Startup, select Start with home page from the drop down menu to see Google when you open your browser.
Then type www.google.com into the box next to Home page.

Step 3: Save changes

Click the OK button to save your changes.

Edit preferences or settings to make Google your homepage

Oops! We can’t figure out which internet browser instructions to show you. Try clicking on the name of your browser in the top menu and then selecting Preferences, Settings, or Options. If you have Tools in the top menu, click on it and then select Internet Options.

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