The home page is default set to the new tab page which has a search bar and top sites along with news articles. One can modify the homepage layout in the edge android browser.
Just like you can change the search engine in Microsoft Edge, you can also customize and change the homepage URL. However, if you want to disable the new tab page and want your company website or any blog page, then you can easily customize using the Home page tab under Microsoft Edge Settings.
The homepage is the first page that you visit after launching the browser. However, there aren’t multiple options except changing the home icon URL and homepage URL under settings.
How to Change the Home Page URL in Edge Android?
The homepage can be customized to set different search engines or corporate website URLs. Changing the homepage URL will also edit the home icon link.
Here are the steps to change the Home icon homepage URL in Microsoft Edge for Android:
- Launch Microsoft Edge on Android.
- Tap on menu for options.
- Choose the Settings menu from the list.
- Select the Home page tab from the available menu options.
- Switch the Radio button to A Specific page.
- Enter the URL that you want to set as a homepage. ex: https://browserhow.com
- Hit on the Save button.
The home icon URL is now successfully changed. Now whenever you tap on the Home page icon, it will take you the website URL entered at step #7.
In case, if you want to switch back to the new tab, then you can change the radio button back to New tab page.
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Bottom Line — Edge Android Homepage URL
The homepage is the first page that you will see after launching the browser, hence its good to keep a website that you need to frequently visit. I have personally set to the website analytics page that I use to understand the visitors.
Similarly, you can also configure the homepage and the home icon URL on the Edge computer browser. You can set the homepage to the offline corporate site or even your blog. You can also set the homepage URL to a custom search engine if needed.
Have you modified the homepage link URL on the Edge (chromium) mobile browser? What is your new URL set to?
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