How to change my browser's home page

To change your Internet browser's default home page to an alternate page you visit more frequently follow the steps below.

Internet Explorer users
Mozilla Firefox users
Chrome users
Opera users
Netscape users

Internet ExplorerInternet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Click the Tools menu and Internet Options
  3. In the general tab, type the URL of the web page that you want to be your home page or if you are currently on the page you want to be set as your home page, click the Use Current button.
  4. Click Ok.
  5. The next time you open your browser it should open the page you entered.

FirefoxMozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox
  2. Click the Tools menu and Options
  3. Under General and Home Page, type the URL of the web page you want to be your home page.
  4. Click Ok.
  5. The next time you open your browser it should open the page you entered.

ChromeChrome

  1. Open Chrome
  2. Click the Chrome menu icon Chrome Menu button in the top-right corner of the screen.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Within Settings check the "Show Home button".
  5. Once checked click Change next to the address shown below the Show Home Button.

OperaOpera

  1. Open Opera
  2. Click the File menu and Preferences
  3. Select Start with home page and type the URL of the web page you want to be your home page.
  4. Click Ok.
  5. The next time you open your browser it should open the page you entered.

NetscapeNetscape

  1. Open Netscape
  2. Click the Edit menu and Preferences
  3. Type the URL of the web page you want to be your home page in the Hope Page location field.
  4. Click Ok.
  5. The next time you open your browser it should open the page you entered.

Additional information

  • See the home page definition for further information and related links.