3 ways to make Google your homepage on Chrome

3 ways to make Google your homepage on Chrome
3 ways to make Google your homepage on Chrome
Anonim

It's likely that Google is your default homepage on Chrome, but if you've changed your homepage at some point, you might want to know how to change it again. You might also be looking for a way to have Google as your start page and your home page.

Steps

Method 1 of 3: Make Google its home page and activate the Home button

Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 1

Step 1. Click on the Chrome menu icon

This will cause a drop-down menu to appear.

The menu icon on Chrome is a small button with three horizontal lines. You can find it in the upper right corner of the browser, just under the "X" button

Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 2

Step 2. Choose Settings from the drop-down menu

Once you click on this option, the settings page will open in a new tab.

If you click on this option after opening a blank page or tab, the settings page will open in this tab

Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 3

Step 3. Check the box next to the Show Home button button

This option appears under the Appearance section of the settings page.

By clicking on this box, you will see the "Home" icon automatically appear on the left of the address bar

Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 4

Step 4. Click on the link where it says Edit (if necessary)

It is located next to the home page URL. In general, Google is the default home page for Chrome. If this is not the case, however, click on To modify which appears to the right of the URL of the current home page.

  • A separate dialog will appear when you click.
  • If Google is already your home page, you don't need to do anything else.
Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 5

Step 5. Click Open this page

This option is the second available in the dialog box.

The first option, “Show New Tab Page,” will open a blank page that will serve as the home page

Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 6

Step 6. Type in the Google URL

In the field next to Open this page, write:

Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 7

Step 7. Click OK

After your click the new configuration of your home page will be saved and the dialog box will close.

You will be redirected to the settings page, but you don't need to do anything else on this page

Method 2 of 3: Make Google your start page

Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 8

Step 1. Click on the Chrome menu icon

This will cause a drop-down menu to appear.

The menu icon on Chrome is a small button with three horizontal lines. You can find it in the upper right corner of the browser, just under the "X" button

Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 9

Step 2. Choose Settings from the drop-down menu

Once you click on this option, the settings page will open in a new tab.

If your current page is a blank page, the settings page will open in the current tab rather than a new one

Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 10

Step 3. Click Open a specific page or set of pages

This option appears below the “On startup” part of the settings page.

Your other start page options are "Open New Tab page" which will open a blank page when Chrome launches and "Continue where I left off", which will open tabs that were left open at the end of the session. former

Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 11

Step 4. Click the Page Set link

This option appears to the right of the “Open a specific page or set of pages” option.

Clicking on this link will trigger the appearance of a dialog box called "Home pages"

Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 12

Step 5. Enter the Google URL

Type the URL in the text box next to "Add a page."

Google's URL is:

Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 13

Step 6. Click the OK button

Clicking on this button closes the dialog box and saves the new settings for your start page.

You will return to the settings page, but you won't need to do anything else

Method 3 of 3: Make Google your default start page by having Google open

Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 14

Step 1. Click on the Chrome menu icon

This will cause a drop-down menu to appear.

  • The menu icon on Chrome is a small button with three horizontal lines. You can find it in the upper right corner of the browser, just under the "X" button.
  • Make sure the Google home page is open. This method will only work if Google is open in your browser at the time you use this method.
Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 15

Step 2. Choose Settings from the drop-down menu

The settings page will open in a new tab.

Do not close the tab where you opened Google

Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 16

Step 3. Select the Open a specific page or set of pages check box

This option appears under the "On startup" section of your settings page.

Your other start page options are "Open New Tab page" which will open a blank page when Chrome launches and "Continue where I left off" which will open tabs that were left open at the end of the previous session

Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 17

Step 4. Click the Page Set link

This option appears to the right of the “Open a specific page or set of pages” option.

Clicking on this link will trigger the appearance of a dialog box called "Home pages"

Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 18

Step 5. Click the Use Current Pages button

By doing this, a list of websites currently open in your browser will appear in the "Home Pages" dialog box.

This list will present both the name of the website as well as its URL

Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 19

Step 6. Deselect any pages you don't want

If you have other pages or other tabs open, they will appear in the list along with Google, you need to uncheck them.

  • Hover your mouse over the right of the dialog box, right next to the web page you want to remove from the list. An x should appear.
  • Click the X to remove the page from the list.
  • Keep removing pages until only Google's one remains.
Make Google Your Homepage on Chrome Step 20

Step 7. Click the OK button

This will save your start page settings and create the "Home Pages" dialog box.

Popular by topic