Usee Google on Microsoft Edge for Android

How to set Google as default search engine on Microsoft Edge for Android

If you're a Microsoft Edge user on Android, you can change the default search engine to Google, if that's something that you prefer, and here's how to do it.

You just installed the Microsoft Edge browser on your Android phone, and as you do a search you find out that the results are presented by Bing. Although Bing is a great search engine, if you prefer the results from Google, you can change the settings quite easily when using the Microsoft’s browser.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to change the default search engine on Microsoft Edge for Android to Google.

How to search with Google on Microsoft Edge for Android

In order to change the default search engine to Google when using Microsoft Edge on Android, do the following:

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.

  2. Tap the menu (three-dot) button at the bottom-right corner.

  3. Tap on Settings.

  4. Tap on Default search engine.

  5. Select Google from the list of available search engines.

    Set Google as default search engine on Microsoft Edge for Android
    Set Google as default search engine on Microsoft Edge for Android

Once you’ve completed the steps, moving forward when doing a web search Microsoft Edge will use Google instead of Bing.

If you’re also using the Microsoft Launcher, you can change the default search engine for the search box in the home screen using these steps.

About the author

Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 14 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and About.me.