Change Microsoft Edge New Tab Page Search Engine

Last Updated: 2020-12-09
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Summary: We have known how to install themes in Microsoft Edge. Today’s post will show you simple steps to change the new tab search engine on Edge.

Microsoft is restarting a new version of the Chromium-based engine Edge. Though the new browser shares many of the same features as Google Chrome, the company adds its tweaks and features, including Bing as the default search engine when searching from the address bar.

While Bing provides a great search experience, not everyone is used to or likes to use Bing search engines. However, if you want to move from Chrome, or you’d like to use other search engines (such as Google, Yahoo, DuckDuckGo, etc.) as the default engine, the new version of Microsoft Edge includes an option to set up different search engines.

Change the New Tab Page Search Engine

Now follow the below steps to set your new tab page search engine on the Chromium-based Edge browser.

Step 1: Open the Microsoft Edge and click the three-dotted button on the top-right corner.

Step 2: Then select Settings from the menu.

Step 3: Choose on the Privacy and services and click the Address bar and search to expand this option.

Step 4: Choose the preferred search engine from the “Search engine used in the address bar” drop-down menu. Then, select the Address bar in the “Search on new tabs uses search box or address bar” option.

Set Custom Search Engines

If your preferred search engine does not show in the list, you can add it manually.

Step 1: Click Manage search engines on the Privacy and services page.

Step 2: Click Add to add the search engines you like.

Step 3: Enter the Search engine, Keyword and URL, then click Add.

Step 4: Finally, click the three-dotted button next to the added search engine, and select the Make default option.

After completing these steps, the search should be done with the specified engine when you type in a new query in the address bar.

Change Now!

Not everyone likes to use Bing search engines, as each user has his or her own favourite search engines. Try the below method when you’re looking for practical ways to change and set custom the new tab search engine on Microsoft Edge.

 

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