How to Set ‘Bing’ as default Search engine in Firefox, Chrome & Internet Explorer

Bing Recently, Microsoft’s New search engine “Bing” has gone live and is being loved by lots of Internet users. If you feel, Bing is as powerful as Google, then you might want to replace your default search engine with Bing.

Below are the simple ways on, How to set Bing as default search engine in Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome browser. This change will let all your searches to be opened using Bing.

1) Mozilla Firefox

Bing add-on can be used to easily make Bing as default search provider in Firefox. Go to the addon page and click on “Add to Firefox”. Then check the mark and click Add.

Bing as default search provider in Firefox

2) Internet Explorer

Just visit this page: http://www.ieaddons.com/in/details/searchhelpers/Bing_Search/ in Internet Explorer.

Then click on “Add to Internet Explorer”. A box will be opened as shown below:

Check both the boxes and select the Add button.

Bing as default search provider in Internet Explorer

Now Bing is your default search provider.

3) Google Chrome

In Chrome go to Settings > Options by clicking the tool icon at top right corner. Now, Under Basics > Default Search click on Manage.

Select “Add” to add a Bing as new search engine. Enter the details like Name, keyword and URL as shown below. In URL enter the below line:

http://www.bing.com/search?q=%s&go=&form=QBLH&scope=web

Bing as default search provider in Google Chrome

Click OK and set Bing as default search by selecting “Make Default”.

Now all your searches made from chrome address tab will show results using Bing.

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Mayur

Mayur Agarwal is the founder and editor-in-chief of WebTrickz. As a Technology enthusiast and an Internet addict, he loves sharing useful How To’s and Tips & Tricks. Follow him @mayurjango on Twitter where he is extremely active.

4 Responses

  1. JK says:

    Thanks for sharing this. But still I love Google search

  2. Kinetix says:

    You’re ignorant if you think bing is just as powerful as google. Have you tried searching? Are you a rep for Microsoft?

    • Mayur says:

      Dude, you read it wrong. I said “If you feel, Bing is as powerful as Google, then you might want to replace your default search engine with Bing”.
      I always like Google 😀

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