The home page is set to the new tab page by default 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.
I often work on my blog and do a lot of other work there. It would be really helpful if I had the option to use the URL as my homepage since it will make everything highly accessible for me. Hence, this feature of Edge Android, not only saves my time but also makes my work more effective and efficient and I can monitor my site more frequently.
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 set homepage in edge feature can be used to customize and set different search engines or corporate website URLs as the home icon. Changing the homepage URL will also edit the home icon link.
Here are the steps on how to change the home page on Microsoft edge:
- Launch Microsoft Edge on Android.
- Tap on menu for options.
- Choose the Settings menu from the list.
- Open the General menu.
- Under the Home page section, 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 to the website URL entered at step #7. And that’s how to set the homepage on edge.
In case you want to switch back to the new tab, then you can change the radio button back to the 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 it’s good to keep a website that you need to frequently visit.
I have personally set the homepage on edge as my personal blog since it makes things convenient for me. I do not have to search for the URL in the bookmarks again.
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 URL on the Edge (chromium) mobile browser? What is your new URL set to?
FAQs: Add Homepage URL in Edge Android
Now, let us go through some of the frequently asked questions regarding how to add a homepage URL in Edge Android.
How to add the Homepage URL in Edge Android?
To add the homepage URL in Edge Android, firstly tap on the three dots at the bottom and then open Settings. Now, tap on the General and scroll down to the Home Page section. Now, tap on the button to enable the Specific Page option. Now, enter the link that you want to add and tap on save.
How to switch the default setting of the homepage URL in Edge Android?
If you want to switch the default setting of the homepage URL in Edge Android then tap on the three dots at the bottom and then open Settings. Now, tap on the General and scroll down to the Home Page section. Now, enable the button in front of the A new page option.
Can I add the direct link to my site and make it appear on the homepage in Edge Android?
Yes, you can directly add the URL or link or your site to make it appear on the homepage in Edge Android.