How to Exchange Default Search Engine of Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8

A person’s taste is definitely different, from shirt model, color, food, to gadget. Not just that, in using search engine, people may different. Some prefer Google, other use Bing, and some other use Yahoo. Which one do you choose from those three search engines above?

If you use Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10, then in default, search engine you used would be Bing. For a person who love Bing, they won’t bother it, but what if you prefer Google or Yahoo. Moreover you don’t want to get used to with new search engine. Here is tips to change default search engine in IE 10 of Windows 8.
First of all, open IE from Start Screen.

How to Exchange Default Search Engine of Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8

 

Then press on Alt+D. It is functioned to display Toolbar, select setting then click on View on the desktop.

How to Exchange Default Search Engine of Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8

 

If you’re already in desktop altogether with IE, just click on setting which has gear icon, then select Manage add-ons.

How to Exchange Default Search Engine of Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8

 

Select Search Providers which is located on left, then click on Find more search providers below.

How to Exchange Default Search Engine of Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8

 

When there’s a new window produced by IE and contained Internet Explorer Gallery, select most popular and click on Search Engine you used often.

How to Exchange Default Search Engine of Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8

 

Click Add to Interet explorer, then tick on Make this my defult search provider so that when you’re searching something in IE, you won’t have to type on search engine anymore, you’d just have to type on URL bar about what do you want to search for, then you’ll directly be brought to search as content you want to search. Click on Add.

How to Exchange Default Search Engine of Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8

 

Close Internet Explorer 10 a few moment later, then re-open it. Then type on URL bar what do you want to search for, then your favorite search engine will display it. It’s easy to change default search engine in browser? If you have another tips to exchange default search engine in other browser, you can share the tips on comment column below.


Travis Brice is a computer technician and also father of two cute children. After 6 years of hard work at telecommunication company, he decides to quit his job and build his own business. Now he also writes for Spyontech on his spare time. He loves to write about operating system, especially Microsoft Windows.

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