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Change the Home Icon and Homepage Address in Edge on Android

Do you need to change the home icon and homepage URL for the Edge browser? Learn to customize and set a preferred home URL in your Android device.

The Edge browser allows us to change the Home icon and customize the homepage to a site URL. Tapping the Home icon in the menu list will take you to the set page URL.

The option to modify the home page URL is available under General settings, allowing you to switch from the default new tab screen to the custom page URL.

In this guide, we have shared the steps to set the homepage and home icon to the site address in the Microsoft Edge app.

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How to Change Home icon homepage URL in Edge Android?

Setup a Site Address as the Home page

You can set a custom URL as the browser’s homepage, which will load when you launch the browser. You can set any site address as the homepage address. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge on Android.
  2. Tap the More horizontal 3-dots icon menu for options and choose the Settings menu from the list.
  3. Open the General > Home page and switch the radio button to A Specific page option.
  4. Enter the URL that you want to set as a homepage. ex: https://browserhow.com
  5. Hit the Save button.
    Homepage Icon URL in Edge Android

The Homepage is not set as a custom URL that you’ve entered in the field. It will simultaneously change the Home home icon icon address as well. Tapping the Home icon will take you to the website URL entered in step #4.

If you want to switch to the new tab, change the radio button to the New tab page.

Bottom Line

The homepage is the first page you will see after launching the browser. Hence, it’s good to keep a website that you visit frequently.

Similarly, you can configure the homepage and the home icon in Edge on the computer. You can set the homepage to the corporate site or even your blog. You can also set the homepage URL to a custom search engine if needed.

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Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza is a Google Certified IT Professional, Digital Content Creator, and Go-To Digital Marketer with Engineering Degree. He has over a decade of experience solving tech problems, troubleshooting, and innovating digital solutions. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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