How to change Microsoft Edge's default search engine in Windows 10

The default search engine on Microsoft Edge that comes with Windows 10 is Bing. Whenever you type a search term in the address bar, it automatically does a query on Bing. Want to use a different search engine instead? We'll show you how. Watch our quick how-to video.

In this example, we'll change the default search engine to Google.

  1. Go to the
  2. Tap the three dots on the top right corner and select > Settings > View advanced settings.
  3. In the list under Search in the address bar with, choose Add new.
  4. Select Google and then Add as default.

That's it! Now, whenever you type a search term in the address bar, the results will come from Google instead of Bing. You can add other search engines as well, but Microsoft says only search providers that support the OpenSearch standard will appear in the list.

Are you keeping Bing as your default search engine, or will you be changing it to something else? Let us know in the comments!

Mark Guim

Mark Guim is Video Editor at Windows Central. He switched to Windows because the MacBook Pro isn't Pro enough. You can follow him on Twitter at @markguim.