How to Change Search Engine in Chrome Android?

Learn how to change the Google search in Chrome Android to Bing, Yahoo, or DuckDuckGo. The search engine changes will also modify the search bar results.

Google is the default search engine in the Chrome browser for ages. However, you can opt-out of Google search and switch to something else link Bing Search, Yahoo Search, or the Privacy engine — DuckDuckGo.com.

I personally use the default search engine google.com in chrome android. It’s not that I do not like the privacy, but the google as a search engine is far better and earns accurate results compare to others. But, it’s our own choice whether to use default or choose an alternative. You can enable and improve the privacy settings within chrome android.

Changing the search engine is quite simple and it will automatically replace Google with the select alternative search engine.

Related: How to Change Search Engine in Chrome Computer?

After switching, if you query anything in the Chrome search bar, then the result will appear from the new search engine.

How to Change Search Engine in Chrome Android?

Google search is set as a default search engine in Chrome for Android. But, we can easily change it to other available options like Bing, Yahoo, or DuckDuckGo.

Here are the steps to change the search engine in Chrome Android:

  1. Launch Chrome on Android phone
  2. Tap onvertical 3dots icon for Options.
  3. Select Settings from the list of options.
    Settings in Google Chrome for Android
  4. Tap on the Search engine tab.
    Chrome Android Search Engine Settings
  5. The default is selected to Google.
  6. Choose the desired alternative search engine – say DuckDuckGo.
    Google Chrome DuckDuckGo Search Engine

That’s it. Your search engine has been changed to whatever you’ve selected from available options.

If you navigate back to the Chrome browser home and search for any term or keyword, the search result will not appear from the Google however, will appear from different search engine.

Google is my favorite search engine, however, if I have to choose an alternative then I would go with DuckDuckGo.

Video Tutorial on Changing Search Engine in Chrome

Watch this video demo on how to change the search engine from Google search to DuckDuckGo on Chrome for Android. In the demo, I did the search and results appear from DuckDuckGo.

How to Change Search Engine in Chrome Android?

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Bottom Line — Chrome Android Search Engine

You got all the options and preferences to choose your favorite web search engine from the available list. Though the chrome browser defaults to the google search engine, however, you can choose other options. Unfortunately, you cannot add a new or custom search engine in chrome android.

Similarly, you can also change the search engine on chrome computer.

Which search engine do you prefer to use on your browser?

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

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Chrome WindowsChrome MacChrome iOSChrome AndroidFirefox Linux
Firefox WindowsSafari MacSafari iOSEdge AndroidChrome Linux
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