Set Google As Your Homepage And Make Navigation Easier

| Updated on March 1, 2024

90% of the people Google every question that comes to their mind. Yes, that’s true and that’s what makes Google an integral part of our lives. We knowingly or unknowingly are connected to Google and its services, search engine being the most used out of the entire group. 

So if you always find yourself Googling every question like Why I woke up early today? How to earn money online? Google needs to be your homepage. No matter what browser you use, a few clicks will let you set Google as your homepage. So the next time you will open your browser, Google will always be there to welcome you. Moreover, it will save you from the hassle of entering every time you have something to search.

I know you have Googled ‘How do I make Google my homepage’ and that’s why you are reading this. 

Setting Google as Homepage for Different Browsers

  1. Google Chrome

Google Chrome is the most commonly used these days and even I use the same. Also, with Google Chrome, you can simply enter the query in the address bar and press Enter. It automatically shows the result of the Google search engine. In case you want your browser and new tabs to open directly, you can do it as follows:

  • Launch Google Chrome and click on the menu button (three vertical dots) given in the top right corner; click on ‘Settings’.
Go to settings
  • Click on the ‘Appearance’ section from the column given on the left side. 
Click on Appearance
  • Turn on the toggle given next to the ‘Show home button’ and in the empty text field, type ‘’ to make Google your homepage.

For Android

To set Google as homepage on Google Chrome on your Android device, follow the given steps:

  • Open Google Chrome on your mobile device, press the three-vertical dots at the top and then tap ‘Settings’.
Go to phone settings
  • Scroll downwards and tap ‘Homepage’.
click on homepage
  • Turn the toggle on for ‘Homepage’ and tap ‘Open this Page’.
click on enable hompage
  • Type in and tap ‘Save’ to set it as homepage for Chrome.
enter and save it

  1. Mozilla Firefox

Those who are still stuck to Mozilla as their default browser can follow the given steps to set Google as the homepage:

  • Launch Mozilla Firefox and click on the menu icon shown as three horizontal lines in the top-right corner and select ‘Options’ from the drop-down menu. 
Settings options
  • From the left column, click on ‘Home’.
click on home option
  • Under the heading ‘Homepage and new windows’, click on the ‘Firefox Home (Default)’ drop-down menu and select ‘Custom URLs’.
click homepage and new windows
  • Type ‘’ to set it as the homepage for the Mozilla Firefox browser.

  1. Internet Explorer

Making Google homepage in Internet Explorer is just a matter of few steps as explained below:

  • Launch Internet Explorer and click on the gear icon placed at the top-right corner and then click on ‘Internet Options’.
internet explorer settings
  • Under the General tab and in the Home Page section, type in the text field and click Ok to set Google as homepage for Internet Explorer.

  1. Microsoft Edge

To set Google as your homepage in Microsoft Edge, here are the steps that will help:

  • Launch Microsoft Edge and click on the menu button given as three horizontal dots at the top-right corner and then click on Settings.
Microsoft edge settings
  • Click on ‘On start-up’ from the options given in the left.
click on start-up
  • Select the box for ‘Open a specific page or pages’ and then click on ‘Add a new page’.
add a new page
  • Enter in the text field that appears and then click on ‘Add’.
enter a url
  • Close the browser and reopen it to check if Google has been set as your homepage.

Khushboo Chhibber

Senior Web Writer and Video Creator

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