How to Change Your Home Page in Internet Explorer

Summary

This article describes how to change your home page in Internet Explorer.

More Information

To change your home page in Internet Explorer, use the appropriate steps for your version of Internet Explorer.

Internet Explorer 5 and 6

  1. Start Internet Explorer.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Internet Options.
  3. Click the General tab.
  4. In the Address box, type the Web page address that you want for your home page.


    NOTE: If you want the page that you are currently viewing in Internet Explorer to be your home page, click Use Current.
  5. Click OK.

Internet Explorer 4

  1. Start Internet Explorer
  2. On the View menu, click Internet Options.
  3. In the Address box, type the Web page address that you want for your home page.


    NOTE: If you want the page that you are currently viewing in Internet Explorer to be your home page, click Use Current.
  4. Click OK.
Note that some Web sites display an option to make their page your default home page. If you select this option, your current home page may be replaced without giving you a warning.


For additional information about how to determine which version of Internet Explorer you are using, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

969393 Information about Internet Explorer versions

References

For more information about how to change Home Page for Internet Explorer 7 and Internet Explorer 8, visit the following Microsoft Websites:For more information about how to change Home Page for Internet Explorer 9, visit the following Microsoft Websites:
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Article ID: 252464 - Last Review: Nov 26, 2013 - Revision: 1

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