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How to Change Homepage in Google Chrome for Windows

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You can set you homepage to use the New Tab page (default) or to open to any webpage you want when you click/tap on the Home button.

This tutorial will show you how to change the homepage in Google Chrome for your account in Windows.


EXAMPLE: Default homepage in Google Chrome
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Here's How:

1. Open Google Chrome.
2. Click/tap on the Customize and control Google Chrome (More) Name:  More.png
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If you like, you could also enter chrome://settings into the address bar and press Enter to open settings for Chrome.


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3. Click/tap on the Change link under Show Home button in the Appearance settings. (see screenshot below)
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The Show Home button box will need to be checked to see the Change link.


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4. Do step 5 (New Tab page) or step 6 (custom page) below for what you want your homepage to be.


 5. To Use the New Tab Page as your Homepage

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This is the default setting.


A) Select (dot) Use the New Tab page, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)

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 6. To Use a Custom Page as your Homepage

A) Select (dot) Open this page. (see screenshot below)

B) Enter the URL (ex: www.tenforums.com ) of the webpage you want for your homepage, and click/tap on OK.

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That's it,
Shawn