How to set a default search engine in Firefox Preview

You are using our older mobile browser, but this article is for Firefox Preview, our newest, fastest browser. Download Firefox Preview here or visit the old Firefox for Android knowledge base.

The Firefox Preview app gives you the ability to set a default search engine. There are a variety of search engines to choose from such as Google and Bing.

To set a default search engine:

  1. Tap the menu button.

    preview menu
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Search engine from the Basics section.
  4. Tap one of the radio buttons to select a search engine.
  5. Tap the Show search suggestions toggle to turn it on if you want search suggestions to display when typing keywords and phrases in the Address bar within the search engine.
  6. Tap the Show visited sites and bookmarks toggle to turn it on if you want to be able to access your search history and bookmarks from the search engine.
You are currently limited to the list of search engines that display here, but this may change in the near future.
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