The homepage is the first page your browser displays when it starts. Most web browsers have a default home page that displays recently visited websites and possibly other content depending on their preferences. You can change this default home page and here's how to change it on Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari.
How to change the homepage in the web browser
- How to change the homepage in Google Chrome
- Home page changes in Mozilla Firefox [ul]
- On the desktop version of Firefox
- On the mobile version of Firefox
How to change the homepage in Google Chrome
You refer to the article How to reset the homepage for Google Chrome browser to know how to do it.
Home page changes in Mozilla Firefox
Mozilla Firefox supports home pages in both desktop and mobile versions.
On the desktop version of Firefox
Click the menu button at the top right, then click the command "Options".
On the next page, you will see the "Home Page”With many options.
Firefox supports multiple home pages. If you have multiple home pages, each will open in a separate tab when you start the browser. You can enter (or paste) the address directly into the text box. If entering multiple addresses, separate them with a (/) character.
Click the "Use Current Pages"will add all open tabs in the active window to your home page. Click the button"Use Bookmark"allows you to select addresses from bookmarks.
There is no save button on this interface as any changes you make will be saved automatically. Right above the section Home PageYou will see a few options to show up when Firefox starts. Select settings "Show Your Home Page"let Firefox open your home page when it starts.
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On the mobile version of Firefox
On the mobile version of Firefox, the homepage setup process is a bit different. Open Firefox on your phone, then tap the menu button at the top right. On the menu, touch the option “Settings".
On the Settings page, tap the category "General". On the General page, click on settings"Home".
On the Home page, click on the option “Set a Homepage".
In the pop-up window, choose the option “Custom", Then click"OK".
In the text box that appears, enter the URL you want to set as your homepage and click the "OK".
Return to the Home page and you will see that your new homepage is set up.
How to change the homepage in Microsoft Edge
Similar to Chrome, Microsoft Edge only supports home page changes in its desktop version. Start by clicking the menu button at the top right of the Edge window.
On the menu, click the option “Settings".
The menu changes to show settings. Click on the drop-down menu “Open Microsoft Edge With"And then click on the option"A Specific Page Or Pages".
In the text box that appears below that drop-down menu, enter the URL you want to set as your homepage and click the "Save".
Your changes are saved and the homepage is set to the address you entered.
How to change home page in Apple Safari
Just like with Chrome and Edge, you can only set your homepage on the desktop version of Safari. In Safari, click the gear icon in the top right to open the settings menu, then click the command "Preferences".
Safari supports separate home pages for new windows and new tabs. Drop-down menus "Windows Open WithNew ”controls what shows up when you open a new Safari window.
The settings just below will configure how the new tab works.
To set your own home page for windows or tabs (or both), just select the option "Homepage"on those drop-down menus, then enter the URL for the homepage you want to use in the box"Homepage"You can also click the"Set To Current Page”To set your homepage to the current tab.
You do not need to save because these changes are saved automatically.
Wish you all success!
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