Google is the most well known search engine in the world and is voted the most popular of all time, though it is neck in neck with Facebook. By setting Google as the home page in your browser, you make access to any information, news, image, video, documents, and other related websites easier, faster and simpler.

Whether you use Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer really does not matter as all of the options in the browsers are generally the same and therefore its easy to change with a few clicks of the mouse. Below are the instructions on how to make Google your home page for the most popular browsers:

Mozilla Firefox

Firstly open the Firefox browser and click on the "Tools" menu. Then select "options" and click on the option that says "General" In the segment for Startup, choose Show my home page in the drop down menu that is labeled When Firefox starts. Type in the URL for Google which is www(DOT)google(DOT)com in the text box allotted for the Home Page. Finally click on okay and google is set as your home page in the Firefox browser. To check it has applied and your homepage is now Google simple click on the home button on the Firefox browser and you should be taken to Google. And there we have it Firefox will now show the Google homepage as the browser whenever you open a new tab.

Internet Explorer

Open an Internet Explorer browser and locate the Tools menu. Click on it and choose Internet Options. Find the General tab and go to the "HomePage" section Type the URL for google which of course is www(DOT)google(DOT)com into the text box. Click OK. Close the IE browser and open up a new one and with any luck your home page will now be showing Google.

Google Chrome

Open a Chrome browser and select the menu for Tools. Click on Options and select the Basics tab. Find the home page section and then select "open this page" to tell the browser you want google as your homepage. Type in the URL for Google which www(DOT)google(DOT)com in the text box provided for. Another effective route is to navigate to the On startup segment, select Open the home page and then click on Close. Close the currant tab and browser and re-open a new one and Google should now be set as you home page!

Opera Browser

The first step is open an Opera browser then click on the Tool icon. Choose options from the menu. When you see the tabs, select Basics and navigate to the Home page segment. Click "open this page" and then type in googles own URL which is www(DOT)google(DOT)com in the text box allocated for it. Finally, click on Close. You can then check if iGoogle is the homepage set for your browser by closing the current browser and then opening a new one.

With those instructions, you can now make search queries as fast as a lightning bolt because Google is at reach and is ready whenever you open your browser. It's very useful to know how to make google as the homepage in all different types of browsers. make my google homepage