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How to Change Startup Page in Google Chrome for Windows


The startup page is the page(s) that open when you open Google Chrome.

You can set your startup page for Google Chrome to open the New Tab page, previous pages from last browsing session, or specific page(s).

This tutorial will show you how to change the startup page in Google Chrome for your account in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.



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 directly open settings.

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3. Do step 4 (New Tab page), step 5 (previous pages), or step 6 (specific page(s)) below for what you want your homepage to be.


 4. To Use the New Tab Page as your Startup Page

This is the default setting.

A) Select (dot) Use the New Tab page under On Startup settings. (see screenshot below)

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 5. To Use Previous Pages as your Startup Page

A) Select (dot) Continue where you left off under On Startup settings. (see screenshot below)

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 6. To Use Custom Specific Page(s) as your Startup Page

A) Select (dot) Open a specific page or set of pages under On Startup settings. (see screenshot below)

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B) If you would like to Add a new page, click/tap on the Add a new page link, enter the URL (ex: www.tenforums.com ) of the webpage you want to add, and click/tap on Add. Repeat if you would like to add another new page. (see screenshot below)

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C) If you would like to add all currently opened pages (tabs), click/tap on the Use current pages link. (see screenshot below step 6A)
D) If you would like to remove an added page, click/tap on the More actions Name:  More.png
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7. When finished, you can close the Settings tab if you like. (see screenshots above)



That's it,
Shawn