Forum Response - Changing the default search engine


You can choose from different search providers such as Google or Bing when you search the Internet using Firefox. To change the default search engine that Firefox uses:

  1. Open the Search settings panel using one of these methods:
    • If you have the Search bar enabled, click the magnifying glass on the Search bar and click Change Search Settings, as shown here:
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    • Alternatively, click the menu button Fx57Menu and choose Options (on Windows) or Preferences (on Mac or Linux) then select Search on the left.
  2. In the Search settings panel that opens, select a different search engine from the drop-down menu:

For more information, see the articles Add or remove a search engine in Firefox and Change your default search settings in Firefox.

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