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Change the Homepage URL in Google Chrome on Android

Do you want to change the start page URL in the Chrome browser? Learn how to modify and customize the home icon URL for your Android device.

The Homepage URL is set to the new tab by default. However, we can set any custom URL for the home icon and homepage in the Chrome app.

We can enable the home icon and customize it from the Settings page within the browser. After launching the web browser, the changes will load the custom URL as the default page.

In this guide, we have shared the steps to change the Chrome browser homepage and home icon URL.

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How to Change Home Icon URL on Chrome Android?

Change the Homepage URL

You can customize it to set up a new homepage address in the browser. Here are the simple steps to follow:

  1. Launch the Chrome Android app.
  2. Tap on the More vertical 3-dots icon menu for options and select Settings from the options list.
  3. Tap on the Homepage tab.
  4. Make sure the Homepage option is On.
  5. Choose the Open this page option.
  6. Enter the URL that you want to set as Homepage.
    Edit Home Page Chrome Android
  7. Hit the back button to save the changes and navigate back to the home screen on Chrome.
  8. Tap on the Home icon to check if the new URL is loading.

The new URL you’ve entered at step #7 will load in the browser whenever you hit the home icon.

You can always switch to the original new tab URL by setting the chrome://newtab within the URL field.

Bottom Line

You can set up a custom homepage URL or site address for the home icon. The home icon can be set to your blog or company website address. You can also add a personalized search engine as the home icon page.

Similarly, you can modify and set a new homepage URL on a Chrome computer. Like mobile, you can set up any website URL as a homepage window.

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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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