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Set Google as start page Windows 10: How to do it!

Very simply explained how to set Google as the start page in Edge, Firefox or Chrome on Windows 10 in just a few steps.

Set Google as home page Windows 10

You want to set Google as the start page on Windows 10? Often, you already had Google as your home page until youinstalled a programthat then overwrote your settings. Suddenly Google is gone and another one is set as default. How you can set Google as the start page again, you will learn here – and for all popular Internet browsers.

Set Google as start page with Windows 10 – step by step

In order to make sure that nothing goes wrong in your project to bring your Internet browser back up to scratch, we have prepared a step-by-step guide for each browser here. After we set Google as the start page again, we’ll also show you how to prevent the unwanted change from happening in the future.

Set Google as the start page on Windows 10 with the Edge browser

First of all, we’ll show you how to restore Google as the home page on Edge Browser quite easily. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Open the Microsoft Edge browser
  2. In the top right corner, you can see three black dots. Clicking on them will open a dropdown menu.
  3. The fourth item from the bottom is called “Settings” and is marked with a gear. Click on it to open Edge’s settings.
  4. Now select the category “Appearance” in the left column.
  5. Now activate the menu item “Show home button” and enter “google.com” in the address bar
  6. Finally, confirm with “Save”.
Google als Startseite festlegen Windows 10 im Edge Browser

The next time you start the Edge browser, the start page will be your old familiar Google search engine again. Setting Google as the start page in the Edge browser is not difficult at all if you know where the settings are hidden.

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Set Google as home page on Windows 10 with the Chrome browser

If you want to change the start page on the Chrome browser, then you follow almost the same steps as on the Edge browser. And it goes like this:

  1. Open the Chrome browser
  2. In the top right corner you can see three black dots on top of each other. Click on them to open a dropdown menu.
  3. Now click on “Settings” to open Chrome’s settings.
  4. In the left column, select the category “Appearance”.
  5. Then activate the item “Show home button” and enter “google.com” in the address bar
  6. Confirm with “Save”.
Google als Startseite festlegen Windows 10 im Chrome Browser

The next time you restart the browser, at the latest, setting Google as the start page in the Chrome browser will already be done.

Set Google as start page under Windows 10 with Firefox

With Mozilla Firefox, the change of the start page is even a bit easier than it is with the Chrome and Edge browsers. In Firefox, here’s how you go about it:

  1. Open the Mozilla Firefox browser
  2. Enter “google.com” in the browser line and confirm with Enter.
  3. Now hold down the open tab and drag it to the “Home” button.
  4. Now confirm the setting of the start page with “Yes”.
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To finish setting Google as the start page with Windows 10 in Firefox, you must close all browser windows and restart Firefox. Now only the Google start page appears.

Here’s what you can do to prevent the start page from changing again

So that you don’t have to constantly set Google as the start page again under Windows 10, here comes an explanation of how you can avoid unwanted changes in the future.

Often, the start page is adjusted when installing free programs from the net. When installing such programs, always pay close attention to the conditions you agree to. Not every checkbox must be selected to proceed to the next installation step. Besides subscribing to newsletters and installing anti-virus programs, you usually unconsciously agree to set up a new home page in the browser.

So always read carefully what you click on. This way you will avoid changing your start page in the future.

Our conclusion

If your start page has been changed and is no longer Google, you can change it again with a few simple steps. In the best case, you can now set Google as your start page under Windows 10 again – no matter if you use Edge, Chrome or Firefox. Do you have any comments or questions? Then feel free to ask them in the comments.

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