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Change Default Home Page and Search Engine on Microsoft Edge

Since I upgraded my Windows 7 PC to Windows 10, I often use Microsoft Edge browser, with the reason that it is the default browser on Windows 10.

But every time, when I open the Microsoft Edge, the home page and search Engine all is Bing, so I have to change it to Google manually.

How to change the default home page and search engine from Bing to Google on Microsoft Edge? Here I am glad to share with my experience.

Guide Steps
Part 1: How to change default home page on Microsoft Edge
Part 2: How to change the default Search Engine on Microsoft Edge

Part 1: How to change default home page on Microsoft Edge

Step 1: Start Microsoft Edge, click on More (…) option, and click on "Settings".

click on settings

Step 2: Below "Open with" option, select "A specific page or pages", and select "Custom" on the drop-down list.

set new home page on edge

Step 3: Enter a new web address on the text box, for example, if want to set google as the home page, enter address: https://www.google.com/

And, at last remember to click on the Add (+) button on the right of text box.

set google as home page on microsoft edge

Step 4: If want to remove the default start page, click on the Remove (×) button on the right of address.

remove dafault home page from edge

Part 2: How to change the default Search Engine on Microsoft Edge

Step 1: Open the search engine's website with Microsoft Edge.

open google with edge

Tips:
This step is very important, if do not open the search engine's website as the current page, you would not see the search engine on the "Add new" option.

Step 2: Click on More (…) option on the top-right of Edge, and select "Settings" on the bottom of the list.

Step 3: Click on "View advanced settings" below the Settings.

select view advanced settings

Step 4: Click on the text box below "Search in the address bar with".

click on text box

Click on <Add new> below the list.

click on add new

Step 5: Choose one search engine, such as Google Search Engine, and click on "Add as default" button to set Google as the default search engine on Microsoft Edge.

add google as default

You also can set the other search engine as default on Microsoft Edge with the steps above. But remember to open the search engine's website as the current page.

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