How to change the default search engine on Chromium Edge to Google

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Google is the most popular search engine out there, and there is hardly any doubt about it. But Bing has also earned a lot of popularity in recent years, and you might already know, it is owned and operated by Microsoft. So, if you are using Microsoft Edge or any other browser, Bing will be the default search engine, and that shouldn’t be a big surprise for you. But if you don’t want to make the switch from Google to Bing, you can switch to Google as the default search engine on Microsoft Edge or any other browser, as it is all up to you, which search engine you want to use.

Recently, Microsoft switched to the open-source Chromium rendering engine and even there, the default search engine is set to Bing. However, if you want to stick to Google, on Chromium-based Microsoft Edge, you can do that without a hitch. You can see this tutorial to find out, how you can change the default search engine from Bing to Google on the old version of Microsoft Edge that isn’t based on Chromium. Besides Google, you can also change the search engine to DuckDuckGo, Yahoo, if one of them is your search engine of choice. If you don’t have Microsoft Edge based on Chromium, you can get that here.

Time Needed : 01 minutes

So, without any further delay, let’s get started with, how you can change the search engine from Bing to Google or any other search engine on Microsoft Edge that is based on Chromium.

  1. Open Chromium Microsoft Edge


    After you open Microsoft Edge, click on the triple-dot menu, and then click on ‘Settings’.

    Change search engine on Edge 10

  2. Select Privacy and Services from Microsoft Edge settings


    In the ‘Settings’ menu, click on ‘Privacy and services’ on the left. Now, scroll down to the end of the page, and click on ‘Address bar’. I think Microsoft doesn’t want its users to change the search engine, and that’s why the option is possibly placed at last.

    Select Privacy and Services from Microsoft Edge settings

  3. Change Default Address bar search engine to Google


    Now, corresponding to ‘Search engine used in the address bar’, click on the drop-down menu, and select ‘Google’ from the list. You can also select Yahoo, DuckDuckGo.

    Change Default Address bar search engine to Google

Tools
  • The tool used: Browser's Privacy and Services Settings
Materials
  • Software needed: Chromium Microsoft Edge Browser

Now, you can exit the browser or start surfing, and each time you surf from the address bar, the search will be made using Google.

However, one thing that you should note is that, if you open a new tab, and use the search bar available there, you have to search using Bing. I didn’t find any way yet, which can help you search using Google from the search bar on a new tab. We all use the address bar for pretty much everything these days, from searching the web to entering the website URL, and thus, this tutorial is not going to disappoint you in any way.

So, that was all about, how you can change the search engine from Bing to Google on Microsoft Edge. Do you have anything to say? Feel free to comment on the same below.

Sarbasish Basuhttps://www.how2shout.com/
From B.Tech (Hons.) Electronics & Instrumentation Engineer to Photography and Writing blogs; he ultimately has answers to everything. Oh, and he's also quite good in rapidly building a relationship and set up the trust; his articles are proof of that...

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