You can change your default search engine in Edge and other browsers on Windows 11.
More than 93% of the US web searches are done with Google, but Windows 11 is set to Microsoft’s Bing search engine by default. If you prefer the results you get from Google’s search engine, it’s easy enough to make Google search the default. We’ll show you how.
Windows 11 doesn’t let you set a default search engine systemwide across all browsers, however. it’s easy enough to set for each one, though, including Chrome, Firefox and of course, Edge. And if you prefer to search using Yahoo or DuckDuckGo — even Amazon or eBay if your searches are for items you’re shopping for — you can set one of those, too.
Here’s how to change your default search engine in Windows 11. For more on Microsoft’s new OS, here’s what has changed since Windows 10, what we wished had been included and how you’ll get the new OS.