How to Change Search Engine in Edge on Computer?

Learn how to change the default search engine that displays search results when using the search bar in the Microsoft Edge browser on the computer.

In today’s world, we 100% rely on search engines to find the answers to the most difficult queries. It can be anything you imagine is found on the internet today. There are millions of authors and publishers while there are billions of users looking for the answers. The search engine is the bridge between these authors and users to find the relevant results.

No doubt the Google takes the biggest chunk and being the top search engine, however, there are also few other mentions like Bing, Yahoo, and DuckDuckGo. Most still prefer Google.com but, few want to move away to something else than the default.

Related: How to Change Default Search Engine in Edge for Android?

Microsoft Edge supports the option to choose and change the search engine and also set up a custom search engine if required.

How to Change Search Engine in Edge Computer?

Here are the steps to change the default search engine for search bar results in Edge browser for any computer:

  1. Launch the Microsoft Edge browser on a computer.
  2. Click on horizontal 3dots icon menu for options.
  3. Select the Settings menu from the list of options.
  4. Switch to Privacy and Services tab within Settings.
  5. Scroll down to the bottom and select the Address bar under the Services section.
  6. Choose the desired search engine under the option — Search engine used in the address bar.

Change Search ENgine in Edge Computer Address Bar

This will set the chosen search engine as the default search engine. Henceforth, any searches made in the search bar will automatically display the results from the selected search engine.

Like I mentioned, you can add your own custom search engine from the Manage search engines section.

Add Search Engine in Edge Computer Browser

Just Hit on the Add button, and enter details in a requested format like Search engine name, keyword, and URL with %s in place of query and save the search engine.

Add Search Engine in Edge Browser on Computer

You can always customize and change the search engine per your needs.

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
Edge WindowsFirefox MacEdge iOSSamsung InternetEdge Linux

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