How to Make Google as my homepage in Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge

Question:

I have always used Google Chrome,  suddenly I got Yahoo as my homepage (startup). I followed some instructions on uninstalling Chrome and then re installing it again. However, this has not worked. I seem to have AVG  as a secure browser with Yahoo somewhere there too.
I am not of with computers and have tried to follow instructions from the internet because there wasn’t anything I could find on your website.
Can you help?

Answer:

Hi, how are you doing? It is very simple to set google as your homepage. In this article, we are going to talk about it.

How to set Google as homepage in browsers

How to make Google as homepage in Google Chrome

This browser has been developed by the same corporation behind the Google search engine. So by default google is configured as the default search engine. In fact, during installing and running the browser, the screen offered to launch it is something very similar to the Google page:

But if you look carefully, you will notice that some search functions are missing such as the search button, the button I feel lucky and the option to log in. So to configure google as home page, it is necessary to enter the settings of the browser by pressing the 3 points in the upper right corner of the browser. Then select settings:

Then scroll down to select the On startup option. Once there, choose Open a specific page or set of pages, and then Add a new page:

In the following box just add google.com and press the add button to finalize the configuration:

From this moment on, every time you start Chrome, you will see Google as the home page.

As an additional configuration, you can configure the Home button to take you to the Google page. To do this, follow the path we mentioned in Settings but scroll down to Show home button. Finally, fill in space with the address google.com. You can download it from here.

How to make Google as homepage in Mozilla Firefox

Firefox is a free and open-source web browser that rivals Google Chrome. When used in windows runs Google as the default search engine, but the home page that shows is called Firefox Home and looks like this:

Now, to modify this setting and set Google as the home page, just click on the sprocket. This will take you to the options, scroll down to customize the home page, new windows, and new tabs. Select Custom URLs.

From now on, every time you start Firefox it will launch the Google page. To download this browser, go to its official website.

How to make Google as homepage in Internet Explorer

This is the browser that was installed by default in Windows distributions from Windows 95 to Windows 8.1 is currently discontinued to be replaced by Edge support. In fact, it is not updated with the new web standards, and Microsoft does not recommend its use. However, it can be an emergency solution. The home page that it shows is the following one:

To modify it, simply enter the option’s menu by clicking on the toothed wheel in the upper right corner, and select Internet Options:

In the displayed window, go to the Home page section, and in the blank box fill in the following address: https://google.com. Press OK and the configuration will be ready.

How to make Google as homepage in Microsoft Edge

Edge browser is a web browser created by Microsoft, which is built-in Windows 10. Edge browser faster than Internet explorer.  Here we see how to set google  as its home page:

To modify the behaviour of your home page, please click on the 3 dots in the upper right corner of the browser. Then scroll down and select Settings:

Then go to the Customize section. Then to Open Microsoft Edge with, select A specific page or pages. Now,  press the save button to finalize the configuration.

To finalize the configuration, scroll down until you get Set your home page. Fill the box with google.com and press the save button.

In this way, we establish Google as the home page of the most popular browsers. I hope you enjoyed the article. See you next time!

More Information:

This is a computer program that allows the user to enter the Web pages you want, as long as you know the URL where you are or click on a hyperlink that leads to that page.  Likewise, web browsers are highly used programs today because without them you could not surf the Internet. Some come preinstalled on our computers (like Internet Explorer on Windows). On the other hand, others will have to download them online (like Google Chrome) or install them in some other way.  But how do they work? The first thing it does is to connect through the Internet to the server where the information we are looking for is located. Next, it requests design instructions that allow it to retrieve the text, images and order them, to compose a web page and show it functionally.

Sometimes the concepts of web browsers and web searchers tend to be confused. A browser is a program installed on our computer whose operation we have already detailed. On the other hand, search engines are on-line services that help to find information on the Internet. But in order to use the search engine, it is imperative to use a web browser. If not, then you would have to memorize each URL of the pages you want to visit. On the other hand, when using the search engine it is enough to enter some terms associated with the page in question, and the search engine will yield the most relevant results. Some of the most popular search engines are Bing, google, yahoo and DuckDuckGo. But undoubtedly, the most used search engine is Google. That’s why in this post we’re going to explain how to do it homepage in different web browsers.

 

 

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