Microsoft Chromium Edge Browser: How to Set Google as Default Search Engine

We all know, Google is the most used Search Engine. Everything we want to know around is just a search away and we can safely say that, we are living in “Google-it” era.

Google is not just a Search Engine but a host of thousands of services. It rules every internet powered computer as well as smartphones, and hence, it knows all your likes and dislikes too. Google is no doubt the most powerful as well as popular for this generation.Hence, Most of us are habitual as well as fond of this Search Engine and many use Google as default search engine already.

But for the Chromium based Microsoft Edge users, Bing is the default search engine for their system and a majority of the users are not very familiar to the use Bing. So, if you are one of those users and want to set Google as your Default Search Engine, then you are at the right place. If haven’t downloaded Chromium Edge, get it right now.

Although, Microsoft uses Bing as its default search engine, but if you want to use some other search engine of your choice, then Microsoft has given the liberty to change that. Edge browser is capable of using any search engine that supports OpenSearch as its default.

In this article, we will provide you the step-by-step procedure to set Google as your default Search Microsoft Chromium Browser. Without wasting much time, let’s start!

Set Google Search as Default in Microsoft Chromium Edge:

After installing this all new Microsoft Chromium Edge browser on your computer, follow the procedure mentioned below.

  • Open Chromium Edge and type ‘Google.com’ in the address bar. When you visit a webpage that uses “OpenSearch” to show its Search engine information, Microsoft Edge will record this Search Engine information which you will use in next step towards setting your default search engine.
  • After that, browse anything in the search bar and then go to Menu> Settings > Privacy and Services.
  • Now, click on Address bar > Manage Search Engines.
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Microsoft Chromium Edge Settings

  • You will see the list of other search engines recorded by Microsoft Edge browser, click on the option of your choice and Make Default. The list will contain the search engine you have visited in the second step i.e. Google. You can add any other search engine similarly.

Microsoft Chromium Edge Settings_1

And there you go!!  You have successfully changed the settings to make Google as your default Search.  You will be able to find Google in the browser’s drop down menu after adjusting the Google Search Engine Option in your Microsoft Edge browser.

You can add more search engines of your choice by following the same procedure. You can do that in the second step, for getting the search engine recorded in your browser. Visit any webpage that uses OpenSearch for showcasing its search engine information. For example, you can search for DuckDuckGo in the place of Google.

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