Google Chrome, like all other web browser platforms, offers the option for one to choose a Home Page. There is a Home button option which can be clicked on and it provides a way for one to change the home page that you wish to view every time you open Google Chrome. This helps to reduce time spent in typing in a URL of a site that you wish to see or visit every time you open Chrome. It is usually your email site or official main home page.

The following steps enumerate how you can change Homepage option on Chrome.

  1. Open Chrome as a Web Browser

When you have Chrome as the web browser on your OS, open it to reveal the main page. In order to go to Settings, the menu can be found when you click on the three stacked dots found on the top right-hand corner.

  1. Visit the Settings Menu

This is the menu where you will find different options for making configurations and changes including how to set or change the Homepage. When Settings appears after you click on the three dots, there is a box called Search settings.

  1. Enable Home Page Settings
  • In general, the Home page option might not be enabled in default on your web browser. When you open Settings find the Search Settings box.
  • Type in Home in this box.
  • This will open the settings of Show home button and provide enabling of the same.
  • Options are there to choose standard new tab page or create a new tab page.
  • The option you choose would be enabled every time you press the Home button.
  • Make the changes you wish to set for the homepage.
  • Close the Settings section after the changes are made and saved.

The above steps will help enable home page settings of your choice for Google Chrome.

  1. Visit Home Page or Other Tabs

Once the Home button has been enabled, the new tab page would be displayed every time you open Chrome. The new tab usually becomes a screen which is a docking station of sites visited by users the most. If you have installed bookmarks or apps, these would also showcase on the new tab page unless you have specified a home page. If you wish to change the same, repeat the process of making the changes by visiting the Settings section off Google Chrome.

  1. Other Options

Even if you do not set a Home page, the sites that you most visit would show up on the main page of Chrome every time you open it. The default tab page or a new one that you open will showcase thumbnails of websites you visit most, eight in total. It is possible to customize this screen as well. 

  • Delete a thumbnail image by hovering cursor over the same and click on X.
  • Two options appear whether you wish to Restore All or Undo.
  • Clicking on Undo would return an image that was deleted.
  • If you wish to restore all available thumbnails, all you need to do is right click on the screen and choose the option to Restore All.

The above steps help you decide what you wish to see when you open Google Chrome.

How do I change the startup page on Google Chrome?

You can tell Chrome to open to any webpage.
  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More. Settings.
  3. Under “On startup,” select Open a specific page or set of pages. Click Add a new page. Enter the web address and click Add. Click Use current pages.

How do I change my homepage?

  1. In the menu bar on the top of your browser, click Tools.
  2. Select Internet Options.
  3. Click the General tab.
  4. Under “Home page,” enter: .
  5. Click OK.
  6. Restart your browser.

Why can’t I change homepage Chrome?

You can change your homepage in Google Chrome to your favorite website by going through the browser’s Settings menu. You’ll also want to make sure that Google Chrome’s “Show home button” feature is switched on.

Can you change home page in any browser?

Under the General tab, in the Home page section, type the URL of the web page you want to set as your home page (A). Then, click Apply (B) and OK (C).

How do I make Google my home page?

In the Android version of the mobile app, you can add a home button to Chrome under Settings > Homepage. Make sure the switch is turned on and set the custom URL to so you will be taken to Google each time you tap the home button.

How do I change my browser settings?

Set Chrome as your default web browser
  1. On your Android, open Settings .
  2. Tap Apps & notifications.
  3. At the bottom, tap Advanced.
  4. Tap Default apps.
  5. Tap Browser App Chrome .

How do I change my browser to Google?

On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google app . Settings. Tap Search widget. Tap Switch to Google.

How do I change my browser to DuckDuckGo?

Google Chrome

Launch Chrome, click on the “three dots” menu icon in the top-right corner of the window, and click “Settings.” Choose “Search engine” in the list on the left of the screen. Click on the drop-down box next to “Search engine used in the address bar” and choose DuckDuckGo.

How do I change my Google search preferences?

When you search on a browser, like Chrome or Firefox, you can change your Google Search settings.

Change your search settings

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, go to
  2. At the top left, tap Menu. Settings.
  3. Choose your search settings.
  4. At the bottom of the page, click Save.

Why does Google keep changing my search settings?

Blame it On the Cookies

You may have heard about browser cookies being bad, but they are useful for retaining settings on Web pages you visit. When you update Google search settings, your browser stores the settings in a cookie — if cookies are enabled.

How do I open Chrome preferences?

You can open the Settings page by clicking on the icon with three stacked horizontal lines to the left of the address bar; this will open up a dropdown menu, and Settings will be located to the bottom of the screen.

Where are Google settings?

On most Android phones, you can find Google Settings in Settings > Google (under the “Personal” section).

How do I change my Google account settings?

Find settings & make changes
  1. On your computer, go to Gmail.
  2. In the top right, click Settings. See all settings.
  3. At the top, choose a settings page, such as General, Labels, or Inbox.
  4. Make your changes.
  5. After you’re done with each page, click Save Changes at the bottom.

How can I access my Gmail account without phone verification?

Open the Google Account Settings > Security > 2-Step Verification and click on the Turn off button. Enter Google account password and click Enter to verify. That’s it, this will deactivate 2-step verification allowing you to log in through any device without needing verification code.

Where are quick settings?

To find the Android Quick Settings menu, just drag your finger from the top of your screen downward. If your phone is unlocked, you’ll see an abbreviated menu (the screen to the left) that you can either use as-is or drag down to see an expanded quick settings tray (the screen to the right) for more options.

How do I change quick settings?

From the top of your screen, swipe down twice. At the bottom left, tap Edit . Touch and hold the setting. Then drag the setting to where you want it.

What does quick settings look like?

The Quick Settings on your Android phone appear as large buttons or icons atop the notifications drawer. Use them to access popular phone features or turn settings on or off, such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Airplane Mode, Auto Rotate, and more.

How do I add to quick settings panel?