How to access Internet browser settings

Updated: 08/03/2018 by Computer Hope

Internet browsersEvery Internet browser has settings you can change, including privacy settings, search engine preferences, autofill and autocomplete behavior, and more. To get instructions for changing the settings in your Internet browser, choose your browser from the list below.

Google Chrome

Chrome logo AndroidTo access the settings menu in Google Chrome, follow the steps below.

  1. Open the Chrome browser.
  2. In the upper-right corner, click the Customize and control Google Chrome Chrome Menu Icon icon.
  3. Select the Settings entry in the menu.

Mozilla Firefox

FirefoxTo access the settings menu in Mozilla Firefox, follow the steps below.

  1. Open the Firefox browser.
  2. In the upper-right corner, click the Open menu Firefox Menu Icon icon.
  3. Select the Options entry in the menu.

Safari

Safari logoTo access the settings menu in Safari, follow the steps below.

  1. Open the Safari browser.
  2. In the upper-left corner, click on Safari in the menu bar.
  3. Select the Preferences entry in the menu.

Microsoft Edge

ChromeTo access the settings menu in Microsoft Edge, follow the steps below.

  1. Open the Edge browser.
  2. In the upper-right corner, click the Settings and more More Actions button icon.
  3. Select the Settings entry in the menu.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Internet ExplorerTo access the settings menu in Microsoft Internet Explorer, follow the steps below.

  1. Open the Internet Explorer browser.
  2. In the upper-right corner, click the Tools Internet explorer tools icon icon.
  3. Select the Internet options entry in the menu.

Opera

OperaTo access the settings menu in Opera, follow the steps below.

  1. Open the Opera browser.
  2. In the upper-left corner, click the Menu Opera Menu button button.
  3. Select the Settings entry in the menu.