How to Change the Default Search Engine in the Internet Browser?

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We are living in TL;DR1 world and I got only 15 seconds to give you an IT advice. In this series, I will try to do this. Here we go with how to change the default search engine in the internet browser.

Microsoft Edge (Windows, macOS) #

  • Click the menu button and select Settings
  • Select Privacy, Search, and Services from left menu
  • Scroll down to Services section
  • Click on Address bar and search
  • From Search engine used in the address bar dropdown select desired search engine.

Google Chrome (Windows, macOS) #

  • Click the menu button and select Settings
  • Select Search engine from left menu
  • From Search engine used in address bar dropdown select desired search engine.

Mozilla Firefox (Windows, macOS) #

  • Click the menu button and select Settings
  • Select Search from left menu
  • From Default Search Engine dropdown select desired search engine.

Safari (macOS) #

  • From top menu select Safari and Preferences…
  • Click on Search icon
  • From Search engine dropdown select desired search engine.

Opera (Windows, macOS) #

  • Click Opera logo in top-left part of the window and select Settings (Windows), or
  • From top menu bar select Opera and Preferences… (macOS)
  • Scroll down to Search engine section
  • From Search engine used in address bar dropdown select desired search engine.

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