How do I get my homepage back to normal

Updated: March 15, 2023
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How do I get my homepage back to normal
by Oleksandr Lazariev
Tech Expert & Writer
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The home pages are very easy to use on a daily basis. They are what greet us when we open the browser page. A properly configured home page will help reduce the time it takes to find the right website, which is very handy in the daily grind. But what should you do if your home page has been compromised? In this article, you'll learn how to restore your home page for different browsers.

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How to fix your homepage quickly

Often, web users are faced with the problem of losing the home page in the browser. We can lose the page because of our mistake, and sometimes it happens automatically and causes a lot of discomforts. It is quite quick and easy to get homepage back to normal

This article contains step-by-step instructions to help you restore your home page in different browsers. Find the browser you need in the list and follow the instructions. That way, you can go back to homepage quickly and easily.

How to reset my homepage in various browsers

Google Chrome

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It's easy to reset home page in the Chrome browser. You can restore old Google homepage it in just a few minutes and a couple of mouse clicks.

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  1. To start, open your browser and find the Settings section, click on it.
  2. When the settings menu opens in front of you, look on the left side of the screen, it contains the main settings menu.
  3. Select the Appearance section, and there find the Customize option. This is what we need.
  4. In a special field, enter the address of the desired site and save the settings.
  5. Now the address you entered will open as a home page. This can be the Google search page or any other page you need, such as a site with the weather, a marketplace for shopping, a book page, a social network, or a service for watching videos. The Home button will now be on the left side of the address bar. It is very easy and quick to find.


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Return to homepage on your Safari browser is also very easy. It can be done in just a few simple steps.

  1. First, open the browser on your device.
  2. The next step is to find the Preferences tab and click on it.
  3. Now, look at the window that opens. Here you'll see a box called Home Page.
  4. Now add here the link to the page you want to see first when you open the browser.
  5. Now look for the New windows open and New tabs open options and check if they are enabled for the homepage.
  6. Next, save everything and close the browser window. Now reopen the browser and see if the new setting works.

Microsoft Edge

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In the Edge browser, you can go back to the main page in just 5 steps. So if you have two minutes to spare and want to customize your homepage, let's do it.

  1. The first step is to open the Browser Settings menu. In the menu, find the Appearance tab and click on it.
  2. Then find the Customize toolbar item. Here, we select the show home button option. This step is optional, do as you wish.
  3. In the same section, find an empty field for the site address. Here, you should add the site that you would like to see first when you turn on the browser.
  4. Add the desired address and save all the settings. Just click on save and close the browser page.
  5. Re-open the browser and make sure the changes we made earlier work.

Do these five steps in a few minutes and put back Edge homepage.

Mozilla Firefox

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In the Firefox browser, resetting homepage is easy. All the actions will take you no more than a minute.

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  1. First, open the browser page and look for the preferences section.
  2. Look at the left side of the screen, a short menu will open there. In this menu, select the Home section. This is where you will find the necessary settings.
  3. Find the Custom URLs option and click on it.
  4. Now, enter here the necessary link, which will be your home page. It can be a link to a work platform, educational site, personal blog on social networks, video hosting, or any other website of your choice.
  5. Once you've done everything you need to do, close all the settings tabs. Yay! Now everything works and you've got the right home page.

Other browsers

In general, it is very easy to reset home page the home page in any browser. We have a universal plan of action that will be relevant for all browsers. Use this action plan if you can't find your browser in the list. You only need to do three actions:

  1. First, find your browser's settings. Usually, they are indicated by a gear icon or called Preferences. Click and open the settings window.
  2. Second, find the tab in the settings that refers to the home page. This can be the Appearance tab or the General tab.
  3. The third step is to open the home page settings and enter the desired site address. Enter any address you want. Examine additional settings for the home page if necessary, use them as you wish.

Done! Close the settings and use the updated homepage. Everything is very simple and fast, all actions take up to 5 minutes.


I want my old homepage back, but I can't find my browser in the list?

If you can't find the browser you want in the list, we recommend that you go to the Other section. There is a universal algorithm that will work with any browser. Follow the instructions described above and you will succeed.

What if I can't get my homepage back?

If you have done everything according to the instructions, your homepage should be restored. Therefore, you should check if you have done everything correctly. Go back to the instructions and check if you made a mistake in your actions. You can also redo all the steps to be sure they are correct. The homepage should now be restored!

Can I customize my homepage to my liking?

Of course! You can choose absolutely any site for your homepage. It can be a work page, social network, video hosting, etc. Your homepage can also be a search engine. Customize your homepage to your liking, and use the browser at your pleasure.


Lost your homepage? No problem! It can be fixed very quickly and easily. Thanks to the step-by-step instructions in this article, you can get your homepage back in just a few minutes and a few simple steps. You'll be able to restore your homepage and use your browser comfortably. The search page can be anything, based on your needs. Choose any favorite site (search page, movie site, social media page) and make it your start page. Save this article and keep it handy, so you always know how to restore your old home page.

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March 27, 2023
Very good advice that helped me. Thanks
March 23, 2023
It all worked out! Thank you for your helpful and working tips. My homepage is now restored
March 20, 2023
Good advice, I’ll keep it for myself.
March 18, 2023
Took some advice and fixed my home page in Chrome. It’s working!
March 14, 2023
Everything’s perfect.
March 10, 2023
I didn’t lose my page, but I saved it for the future. Very useful article
March 08, 2023
Very clear and simple. It all worked out. Thanks
March 04, 2023
I restored the page in a couple of minutes with these tips. Highly recommended!
March 01, 2023
The most useful thing I found on the Internet.
February 26, 2023
Today I realized that I had lost my Edge homepage. I was very upset and didn’t know what to do. Found this article and the advice helped me. I recovered my page in a few minutes.
February 22, 2023
I did everything as instructed and it worked! Thank you!
February 19, 2023
This is a very good and helpful article, I recommend keeping it handy.
February 14, 2023
It works!
February 13, 2023
Thank you! It works
February 09, 2023
This article was sent to me by my daughter when I lost my homepage. All the tips helped, thank you very much!
February 07, 2023
Useful article, sent to friends and shared on Facebook.
February 04, 2023
I did it, but not the first time. If it doesn’t work for you either, try again.
February 01, 2023
It all worked out for me! Got my home page back in Firefox.
January 30, 2023
Very helpful tips. Kept it safe.
January 27, 2023
All works, thank you!

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