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How to Change Default Search Engine in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

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Microsoft Edge is a new web browser that will be available across the Windows 10 device family. It is fast, compatible, and built for the modern Web.

By default, Microsoft Edge uses Bing as its default search engine, but you can add a search engine (ex: Google) you would prefer to search with in Microsoft Edge. Microsoft Edge can use any search engine that supports the OpenSearch standard.

This tutorial will show you how to add and change the default search engine in Microsoft Edge for your account in Windows 10.


CONTENTS:
  • Option One: To Add Search Engine and Set as Default in Microsoft Edge
  • Option Two: To Remove Search Engine in Microsoft Edge


EXAMPLE: Google set as default search engine in Microsoft Edge
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Change Default Search Engine in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Change Default Search Engine in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10
To Add Search Engine and Set as Default in Microsoft Edge

1. Go the search engine's website (ex: www.google.com) in Microsoft Edge.

2. Click/tap on the More actions button at the top right corner, and click/tap on Settings. (see screenshot below)

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3. Click/tap on the View advanced settings button at the bottom. (see screenshot below)

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4. Click/tap on the Change button under Search in the address bar with. (see screenshot below)

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5. Select the search engine (ex: www.google.com), and click/tap on Set as default. (see screenshot below)
Note   Note
Only search providers that support the OpenSearch standard will appear in this list. If they donít support it yet, here's how they can. Keep checking back to see who's been added to the list.


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Change Default Search Engine in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Change Default Search Engine in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10
To Remove Search Engine in Microsoft Edge

Note   Note
The included Bing search engine cannot be removed.


1. Open Microsoft Edge, do Option One above to change the search engine to any other search engine (ex: Bing) than the one you want to remove.

2. Click/tap on the More actions button at the top right corner, and click/tap on Settings. (see screenshot below)

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3. Click/tap on the View advanced settings button at the bottom. (see screenshot below)

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4. Click/tap on the Change button under Search in the address bar with. (see screenshot below)

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5. Select the search engine (ex: www.google.com) you want to remove, and click/tap on Remove. (see screenshot below)

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6. The search engine (ex: www.google.com) will now be removed. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,
Shawn