How to Change the Default Search Engine in Microsoft Edge

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However, if you use Edge, one thing you might not like is that it uses Bing Bing Isn't Useless: It Can Test Your Download/Upload Speeds Want to test your internet connection speeds? Bing can do that for you -- it's fast and simple. Read More . (Though like Edge, Bing really does offer some good stuff.) So, how do you change the default search engine? Here’s what you need to know:

  • Go to the search engine you want to make the default and search for something (unless you’ve used it before, then you can skip this step).
  • Click the three-dot menu button.
  • Click Settings on the bottom of the menu that pops out.
  • Click View Advanced Settings.
  • About halfway down the page, you’ll see an option labeled Change search engine. Click on that.
  • Click on the site you want to use as the default search engine.

That’s it! Now you can use whatever search engine How Search Engines Work & Ways to Improve Your Search Results Tired of searching a bunch of times to find what you want? Here's how search engines actually work and what to do to make your searches faster and more accurate. Read More you want in Edge.

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