How to set Google as homepage (For all browsers)

Deepak Gupta
Deepak Gupta January 16, 2022
Updated 2022/01/16 at 9:11 AM

Everyone has their browser and search engine preferences. But if you compare the current visits of the various search engines, one stands out. With 89.4 billion visits in December 2021, Google is clearly the market leader. Certainly many of the users have Google as home page set to start the search right after opening the browser. If you also want to benefit from the useful functions of the service, we have the right instructions ready for you.

Set Google as home page – Here’s how

No matter which browser you use, setting Google as your homepage works for all of them. In this guide we have limited ourselves to the following five:

#1 For Firefox

  • Open the browser and call “” on.
  • Now drag the tab to the buttonHome page‘ and let him go.
  • Finally click on “Yes“.

#2 For Google Chrome

  • Click in the top right corner below the More icon (Three dots) on “ideas“.
  • Activate under the heading “depiction” the option button Home page Show.
  • Now select the second option and type “” one.
Set Google as homepage in Google Chrome

#3 For safaris

  • Select “safari” -> “ideas” -> “General” out.
  • Next, next to the “New windows open with” and “New tabs open with” options, click the “home page“.
  • Then type right next to “” one.

#4 For Internet Explorer

  • In the menu bar of your browser click on “extras‘ and choose the internet option out.
  • Then click on the tab “General”, give in the section Home” in and confirm.
  • Then restart the browser.

#5 For Microsoft Edge

  • Click in the top right corner below the More icon (Three dots) on “ideas“.
  • Then click on the heading “Start, home page and new tabs“.
  • Then give the Google URL in the text field of the sub-item Show the Home button on the toolbar.
Set Google as home page on Microsoft Edge

Now you know how to set Google as your homepage in a few simple steps.

However, it can happen that your home page changes without your consent.

If this is the case for you or you simply want to set a different search engine as your homepage, we also have the right instructions for this:

Reset Home

The start page can also be reset in the same way as you set it. All you have to do is repeat the steps in the instructions above. In the last or penultimate step, where you previously entered the Google URL, you now have to enter the URL of the new search engine instead.

Once you’ve done that, you should now close and reopen the browser. If everything went well, your desired search engine will open directly on the start page.

However, if Google should still open, it may not be the real Google search engine.

In this case, it is likely that a malware is impersonating a Google site. Unfortunately, launching such disguised malicious programs into the world still works very well these days. This is because detecting malware is not that easy. However, a new malware detection system will change that in the future.

In the here and now, however, you can also do your part to ensure that the malicious functions of malware do not spread to your devices. We will also tell you about these.

Google: Useful and easy to use

This is exactly why the search engine is so popular. But there are other Google services, such as Google Maps or Google Calendar, that make our lives easier. If you don’t just want to use Google as your start page, but also want to benefit from other services, we have the right instructions ready for you: Here you can find out how to share your Google Maps location. We’ll also show you how to share your Google Calendar with others.

Source: Google Support

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