X
Tap here to go to the mobile version of the site.
Your Firefox is out of date and may contain a security risk! Upgrade Firefox

Support Forum

How do I make Bing my default search engine

Posted

How do I make Bing my default search engine? E.G., the FF home page has 'Google' above the space in which I can type my search query which of course takes me to 'Google'. How to change this to 'Bing'? That is my question.

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Image Control Plugin for viewing images on Ancestry.com. Version 1.0.0.1
  • Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator
  • np-mswmp
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Default Plug-in
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r102
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • GEPlugin
  • Picasa plugin
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_23 for Mozilla browsers
  • 4.0.51204.0
  • BlackBerry WebSL Browser Plug-In
  • Google Update

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.13) Gecko/20101203 Firefox/3.6.13

More Information

the-edmeister
  • Top 10 Contributor
  • Moderator
3195 solutions 24397 answers

Chosen Solution

Set your Homepage to Bing.
http://www.bing.com/

http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/How+to+set+the+home+page

Question owner

Easy when you know how.

baur325 0 solutions 4 answers

I don't want to change my homepage. I just want to have the choice in the search box top right of having Bing in addition to Google and Yahoo.

cor-el
  • Top 10 Contributor
  • Moderator
10749 solutions 96724 answers

Install the Bing search engine: http://mycroft.mozdev.org/search-engines.html?name=bing

reredouble 0 solutions 4 answers

I try to install and it says Firefox is not supported. I have os 10.5x but only a powerpc machine. Does it require intel? If so they should say!

chrispyk 0 solutions 1 answers

Helpful Reply

Going to http://www.discoverbing.com seemed to do the trick for me. I clicked the big orange button that said 'Make Bing your default search'. A dialog came up asking if I wanted to install it in my search box. One more click--and I was done. Hope this helps.

iceman444443 0 solutions 1 answers

Helpful Reply

After some searching, here's how:

Make Bing Your Search Engine

   Click on the search engine icon (the little down arrow) in the search box in the upper right corner of  your browser.
   Select Bing.
   Start searching!
LadyMuffinette 0 solutions 1 answers

I feel sorry for people who didn't have the patience to scroll down for the ACTUAL correct answer: Make Bing Your Search Engine Here.