How to Make Google the Default Search Engine in Microsoft Edge

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Microsoft Edge is the default web browser for Windows 10 and 11, and it has some pretty neat features. You can open multiple tabs, save your passwords, and even use Cortana to search the web.

But if you are already familiar with using Google, you may want to set it as your default search engine in Microsoft Edge instead. In this article, I’ll show you how to do just that. You may also be interested in How to enable and configure Windows Defender Firewall, and How to clean and Optimize macOs.

How to Set Google as the Default Search Engine in Microsoft Edge

Follow these steps to make Google the default search engine in Microsoft Edge:

1. Launch Microsoft Edge and click on the three-dot menu in the top-right corner of the window.

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2. Select Settings from the menu.

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3. Scroll down and select “Privacy, search, and services”.

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4. Scroll down to “Services” and select “Address bar and search”.

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5. Select “Google”from the list of available search engines.

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And that’s it, start browing google in Edge. 😉

Please note that to make Google the default search engine in Microsoft Edge, you’ll need to meet a few requirements. First, you must be using the latest version of Microsoft Edge. Second, you must be using Windows 10 Version 1703 or later. And lastly, Google or Google Chrome must be your default browser. You should also check out How to enable and use split screen in Windows PC.

I Cant’t Change The Default Browser in Microsoft Edge

I f you encounter an error while trying to change the default browser in Microsoft Edge to Google, you should try the following troubleshooting tips:

  1. Make sure that Google Chrome is installed on your computer and is up to date.
  2. Check if Chrome is already set as the default browser. Go to Chrome’s settings and look for “Default browser” or “Make Google Chrome the default browser” option.
  3. If Chrome is not set as the default, try setting it manually through the “Settings” or “Control Panel” on your computer.
  4. Restart your computer and try setting Chrome as the default browser again.
  5. Try disabling any browser extensions that may be interfering with the default browser settings.
  6. Try to reset the Edge browser setting to default and then set the chrome as default browser.
  7. If none of the above steps work, check if your computer has any malware or viruses that may be interfering with the default browser settings.

Conclusion

So, there you have it! You can now enjoy the convenience of Google as your default search engine in Microsoft Edge. Remember, you can always change your settings back if you ever decide you don’t want Google as your default anymore. Thanks for reading, and be sure to check back often for more great content from us here at TechGeekArchive.

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