Home / Gadgets / Gadgets: How to change your default search engine on Google Chrome

Gadgets: How to change your default search engine on Google Chrome

Gadgets:

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff.

Yesterday, Google added support for search engines such as Yandex, Ecosia, and DuckDuckGo, in various countries. That means, if you don’t want to use Google for searches, you can use one the other ones including Yahoo, Bing, and these aforementioned services.

Here’s how you can change the default search engine on Google Chrome:

Gadgets: On Desktop

  • Open Google Chrome on your desktop.
  • Head to Settings and scroll down to the Search Engine section.
  • Select a default search engine from the drop-down menu.
Gadgets: How to change default search engine on Google Chrome desktop
How to change the default search engine on Google Chrome desktop

[Read: How to turn any long read into a fake podcast with Google Assistant]

Gadgets: On Mobile

  • Open the Google Chrome app on iOS and Android.
  • Go to Settings > Search Engine.
  • Select your default search engine from available options.
Gadgets: How to change default search engine on Google Chrome for Android
How to change the default search engine on Google Chrome for Android

While you’re at it, you might want to check out our guide on enabling a secret reader mode on Google’s popular browser.

Read next:

Mmm, Sennheiser’s new Momentum earbuds now have ANC & more juice

Corona coverage

Read our daily coverage on how the tech industry is responding to the coronavirus and subscribe to our weekly newsletter Coronavirus in Context.

For tips and tricks on working remotely, check out our Growth Quarters articles here or follow us on Twitter.

Read More

About admin

Check Also

Gadgets: Can coronavirus live on your PS4 or Xbox controller?

Gadgets: Can coronavirus live on your PS4 or Xbox controller?

Best answer: Yes. COVID-19, better known as coronavirus, can live surfaces like PlayStation 4 controllers, but how long remains somewhat unclear. We recommend cleaning and disinfecting your video game controllers regularly using appropriate cleaning wipes or spray.Cleaning wipes: Isopropyl/75 percent alcohol wet wipes ($8 at Amazon) A simple solution: Solimo 99% isopropyl alcohol ($6 at…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *