Wouldn’t it be wonderful if the moment you opened your web browser, Google appeared instead of a blank page? You may have searched online for how do I make Google my homepage (instead of some annoying site)? I bet that’s why you landed on this page. Well, you have arrived home because this page is dedicated to showing you how to make Google your home page no matter what browser you  are using.

Setting Google as your homepage is quite easy in any browser. It’s shocking that some programs you install sometimes change your default homepage to theirs. However, I give step-by-step instructions on how to change your home page back to Google below. Just choose your browser (make sure it’s updated e.g 2010+) and follow the steps outlined here.

 
 

Make Google Your Homepage in Google Chrome

For a Chrome user like me, making Google my homepage is easy as A-B-C. Just follow the steps below.

1. Open your browser.Make Google My Homepage

2. Go to the top right corner of your browser and click the first icon from your right (Customize and Control Google Chrome appears if the arrow stays on it for a while).

3. Now click on “Settings” and go to subheading “Appearance”.

4. Enable “Show Home Button” by clicking the empty box.

5. Inside Click “Change” a little on your right a small box with “Homepage” as heading will open.

6. Make sure “Open this page. ” is selected and delete whatever is in the space.

7. Type Google.com in there and click OK.

8. That’s it , you can now click the Home button to test if it worked or close and reopen your browser.


Make Google Your Homepage in Mozilla Firefox

In Firefox, to set google as your homepage is also easy. Let’s start. Mozilla logo

1. Open your browser.

2. Go to the top of your browser and right-click beside the “+” sign (add new tab button).

3. When the box appears click on “Menu Bar”, a bar will appear.

4. On the new bar on top click “Tools” and then “Options”.

5. Inside “Options” click “General” tab and find “Startup” heading then “Homepage. ”

6. Erase whatever is in the box and type Google.com

7. Click OK. And that’s it you can now click the Home button to test if it worked or close and reopen your browser.

 

Set Google As Homepage in Internet Explorer

For Explorer, making google your homepage is also straightforward. Let’s roll. Internet Explorer logo

1. Start Internet Explorer.

2. Go to the top right corner of your browser and click the first icon from your right (Tools (Alt+X) appears if the arrow stays on it for some time).

3. When it opens click “Internet Options” and then “General” tab.

4. Find “Homepage” heading and type Google.com.

5. Finally click OK. Hurray, you are done.

 

Make Google Your Homepage in an Opera browser.

Using Opera browser to make Google my homepage is easy breezy. Just follow the steps below. Opera logo

1. Open your Opera on your PC.

2. Go to the top LEFT corner of your browser and click on the Big “Opera” button.

3. Then, click “Settings” and go to “Preferences”.

4. Click “General” tab and find “Home page” and clear what is in the box.

5. Type Google.com in the box and click OK.

6. That’s all. Google is now your homepage.

 

Make Google My Homepage in Apple Safari

In Safari, to set your homepage as Google’s is also simple. Just follow these steps. Make Google My Homepage

1. Double-click Safari.

2. Go to the top right corner of your browser. and click the first icon from your right (Gear icon).

3. Now click on “Preferences…”

4. Click “General” tab and find “Home page” and clear what is in the box.

5. Type Google.com in the box and find “New windows open with ”, select “Homepage” from the list and click OK.

6. That’s all there is.

Note: If you happen to have a Mobile device such as an Android, Iphone  or Ipad , I have a longer updated version of this post here. Just scroll through and find How to make Google my Homepage for your mobile device.

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