Setting a favourite website as your internet home page makes a lot of sense. It means every time you open your browser the page will appear, saving you precious time on each visit.

Some web browsers will set a home page for you, but you don’t have to keep it – within seconds you can have a webpage you use every day, such as BT.com, as your home page.

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Here’s how to make BT.com your homepage using Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Please note, depending what version of your web browser you use, the steps below might vary slightly.

Internet Explorer

Step 1: In the menu

BT Homepage IE 1

Tap the Settings icon (it looks like a cog) and select Internet options.  In the pop-up box that appears delete the URL under Home page and enter www.bt.com.

Click OK and now when you launch a new tab, BT.com will be your homepage.

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Firefox

Step 1: Change the options

BT Homepage Firefox

If you use Mozilla’s Firefox browser, click the menu icon – it looks like three horizontal lines - and select Options. In the pop-up box make sure you click the General tab at the top and next to Home Page, enter www.bt.com and click OK.

 

Chrome

Step 1: Into the menu

BT Homepage Chrome 1

Google Chrome users should tap the menu icon, which looks like three horizontal lines, in the top right corner and scroll down to Settings.

Scroll down to On start-up and select Open a specific page or set of pages and click the Set pages link. In the pop-up box enter www.bt.com and click OK

 

Step 2: Change the Home button

BT homepage Chrome 2

Still in the Settings menu, under Appearance, select Show Home button and click the Change link. Enter www.bt.com and click OK. Now when you click the Home icon in the bookmarks bar you’ll be taken to BT.com.

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