How to change default search engine in Edge on Windows 10

You can change the default search engine of Microsoft Edge browser in Windows 10 from Bing to Google or any other one of your choice. Users who prefer Google over Bing can easily change the default settings and set Google as default search in Edge. This post will show you how to set Google as default search engine in Edge.

Change default search engine in Edge

Launch the Edge browser in Windows 10 and open Google.com in the browser.

Next, click open Edge Settings & more, and then select the Advanced tab from the left side.

How to change default search engine in Edge on Windows 10

Scroll down till you see Address bar search. Click on Change search provider button.

The following panel will open.

set google as default search engine in edge

You will see a list of all compatible search providers that support OpenGraph, and which you have recently visited.

If you find your desired search provider is already listed there, simply click on it to select it, then click Add as default to set it as the default search engine when searching via the Edge address bar.

If you do not find your search engine there, open a new tab and visit that search engine. Having done that, open this setting again and you will see it listed here.

Restart Edge browser.

Set Google as default search in Edge

If you want to use Google.com, select Google search engine and click on Set as default.

Google will be set as your default search engine in Edge browser in Windows 10.

So in short, visit your preferred search engine. If it supports OpenSearch, you will see it added as an option. Select it and set it as your default search engine.

Read next: Edge browser tips and tricks.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.

6 Comments

  1. A

    what if http://www.google.com isn’t in the list?

  2. Launch the Edge browser in Windows 10 and open Google.com in the browser. I have explained what to do above.

  3. Jim Munsey

    I did follow the instructions, but I get a message that the selected search engine (www.Google.com) does not meet the security requirements.

  4. Andrew

    Same here. Pinterest and Twitter show up after going there once, but not Google even when right there when trying to add..

  5. Mr Angry

    I’ve just successfully added Google.co.uk without any issues

  6. James Clander

    Excellent -worked for me first up on day old install 1/1/16 THANKS !

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