Google Chrome Settings

Setting your default search engine

In Google Chrome browser, the address bar that sits at the top of the browser window doubles as a search box. You can specify the search engine that the address bar should use by default for your searches.

Set your default search engine

  • Click the spanner icon on the browser toolbar.
  • Select Options (Preferences on Mac and Linux; Settings on a Chromebook).
  • Click the Basics tab and find the “Search” section.
  • Select the search engine that you want to use from the menu. If the search engine that you want to use doesn’t appear in the menu, click Manage search engines.
  • In the Search Engines dialogue that appears, select the search engine that you’d like to use from the list.
  • Click the Make Default button that appears in the row.

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