By the end of this tutorial you will be able to change your existing homepage or set a new homepage in Internet Explorer
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Follow the steps below.
Step 1 : Click the ‘Gear’ Icon
You will find the small gear icon on the top right corner of the browser
Step 2 : A drop-down menu will appear
One of the options drop-down menu will say ‘Internet Options’. Click it, and select it.
Step 3 : Click the ‘General’ tab & set your Home page
Within the general tab, you will then see a place where you can set your homepage.
Also don’t forget to click the ‘Start with homepage’ radio button in the ‘Startup’ section immediately below that.
Don’t forget to: Apply, Save and exit the settings dialogue
Click ‘Apply’ and /or save. This will close down the settings popup box and show you the webpage you were on prior to setting your new homepage.(see below)
Step 4: Hurray! You are done. Let’s test it.
Now to check that your new homepage has now been set, simply shut down your browser by clicking the red ‘x’ icon on the top right of your browser screen. Once the browser has shut down, go to your desktop or programs menu and double click the explorer icon to open it again. This time your homepage will have changed to the website you set in the previous steps.
A little info about About Internet Explorer
Internet explorer commonly referred to as IE or MSIE has been around since 1995 . It’s owned by Microsoft and was originally an add-on package for windows 95. It is now the most used browser on Internet and between 2002 and 2003 it held 95 % of the browser market share. So if you are using Internet explorer you are guaranteed to be on one of the best most reliable browsers around.