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How to Make Google My Homepage

Making your homepage Google on your browser can save you a lot of time while performing your online searches. In this post we will demonstrate how to set Google as your homepage in your favorite web browser.

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Over the last couple of years I've come across this question, how to make Google my homepage?, many times on different forums and answer sites and hence I decided to write a short tutorial about it to help you set Google as your homepage easily. I will first briefly talk about why it may be beneficial for you to have Google as the homepage of your web browser and then I'll continue with how to set it as homepage in some of the most popular browsers.

Why I Have Google as My Homepage

I have set Google as my homepage in all the browsers I am using. This is mainly due to the fact that I make a lot of web research and use Google a lot of times in a day. Another reason is that Google is by far the best search engine at this time. It has a lot of features like web search, image search, video search, voice search, maps and all other fantastic things. So, if you do web research frequently, it will be a good idea to make Google your homepage. Also, if you use your Google Account heavily, having Google as your homepage will save you a lot of time.

How to Make Google My Homepage

Now that you know the benefits of having Google as your homepage, let me show you how you can make it your homepage in three browsers: Chrome, Firefox and Safari.

Make Google My Homepage in Chrome

1. Open Google Chrome.

2. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome button to the right side of the address bar and select Options.

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3. On the Basics tab of the Options panel, you will see the Home Page section. Select Open This Page option and enter Google's URL, http://www.google.com/ into the address field.

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This is how you make Google your homepage in Google Chrome.

Make Google My Homepage in Firefox

1. Open Firefox.

2. Go to the Firefox Menu and select Options.

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3. On the General tab of the Options window, you will see a startup section where you can make Google the homepage and set what page to show when Firefox starts.

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This is how you make Google your homepage in Firefox.

Make Google My Homepage in Safari

1. Open Safari.

2. Click the Display a Menu of General Safari Settings button to the right of the address bar and select Preferences.

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3. On the General tab of the Settings window, find the line which says Home Page and enter Google's URL.

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This is how you make Google your homepage in Safari.

I hope this post will be helpful to anyone who wants to set Google as their homepage on their web browser and if anyone ever asks you "how to make Google my homepage?", please direct them to this tutorial.

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