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Make Google my homepage

You can quickly get to Google every time you open your browser by making Google your homepage.

Change your homepage

If you don't see your browser listed below, go to the "Help" section of your browser and look for information about changing your browser’s homepage.

Google Chrome

Note: You can't set a homepage for Google Chrome on a tablet or phone.

  1. In the top right corner of your computer's browser, click More More and then Settings.
  2. In the "Appearance" section, check the box next to Show home button. When the box is checked, you'll see a web address below it.
  3. Click Change.
  4. Click Open this page and enter in the text box.
  5. Click OK.
Microsoft Edge
  1. In the upper right corner of your browser, select More actions (...) and then Settings.
  2. Scroll down to "Open with," select A specific page or pages.
  3. Open the list and select Custom. Then, select the "X" next to the device's current homepage.
  4. Next to "Enter a web address," type and select the plus sign.
Internet Explorer 
  1. In the menu bar on the top of your browser, click Tools.
  2. Select Internet Options.
  3. Click the General tab.
  4. In the "Home page" section, enter // in the text box.
  5. Click OK.

After you finish the steps above, restart your browser to see your new homepage.

  1. Open your browser and visit
  2. Drag and drop that tab onto the Home button and release. 
  3. Click Yes.
  1. In the top left corner of your screen, select Safari and then Preferences.
  2. In the New windows open with and New tabs open with dropdowns, select Homepage
  3. In the Homepage section, enter in the text box.
Android browser
  1. Open your browser app. It might be called Internet or Browser.
  2. Tap the Menu button on your phone or in the top right corner of the browser.
  3. Tap Settings and then General and then Set home page.
  4. Type


Tip: You may also be interested in making Google your default search engine.

Google is stuck as my homepage

Google will never change your homepage settings without your permission. Select your browser above to learn how to reset your homepage. When you follow the steps, replace Google with the site you want as your homepage.

If resetting your homepage doesn't fix the issue, the problem may be due to malicious software called malware that's imitating the Google site. Learn about signs of malware and how to remove it

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