How to Add a Search Engine to Google Chrome

Chrome is an Internet browser released by Google that offers a minimalist approach to browsing the Internet. One of the key features of Google Chrome is the ability to add a search engine that is not Google. If you prefer Microsoft Bing or another search engine, you can make it the default engine within the Google Chrome browser

Instructions

    • 1

      Click "Start," "All Programs," "Google Chrome." Alternatively, click the "Start" orb and type "chrome" in the instant search box. Google Chrome appears in the list for you to choose.

    • 2

      Click the wrench pull-down menu on the far right-hand corner of your screen and choose "Options."

    • 3

      Click the "Basics" tab. There are four sections: "On Startup," "Home Page," "Default Search" and "Default Browser."

    • 4

      Click the "Manage" button on the "Default Search" section. A list of default search engines is available as well as the ability to add a new default search engine.

    • 5

      Click the "Add" button to add a search engine not listed, such as Dogpile.

    • 6

      Type the name of the new search engine in the Textbox and the URL: In this example, we would type Dogpile as the name and www.dogpile.com as the URL.

    • 7

      Highlight the new search engine and click the "Make Default" button. Dogpile will now be your default search engine in Google Chrome.

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