How to Change Home Icon and Homepage URL in Edge Android?

Learn how to change the home icon and homepage URL for Microsoft Edge on Android. You can preset any page or even to the new tab with the search bar as home.

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.

Related: How to Change Home URL in Edge Computer?

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:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge on Android.
  2. Tap on horizontal 3dots icon menu for options.
  3. Choose the Settings menu from the list.
  4. Select the Home page tab from the available menu options.
  5. Switch the Radio button to A Specific page.
  6. Enter the URL that you want to set as a homepage. ex: https://browserhow.com
  7. Hit on the Save button.

Homepage Icon URL in Edge Android

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.

Video on changing the Homepage Icon URL in Edge Android

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How to Change Home icon homepage URL in Edge Android?

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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?

Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.

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