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How to Change the Default Search Engine in Chrome for iOS

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How to Change the Default Search Engine in Chrome for iOS

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Today's browsers contain a bevy of features, ranging from a mechanism that preloads Web pages to integrated popup blockers. One of the most common, and probably most utilized, configurable settings is the default search engine. Many times we launch a browser without a specific destination in mind, intending to perform a keyword search. In the case of the Omnibox, Chrome's combination address and search bar, these keywords are automatically submitted to the browser's integrated search engine.

Naturally, this option is set to Google by default. However, Chrome does provide the ability to use one of its two main competitors - Yahoo! and Bing. This setting can be easily modified with just a few taps of the finger, and the following pages of this tutorial walk you through the process.

First, open your Chrome browser.

iPhone and iPod touch users should skip directly to Step 5 at this point.

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