How to make your internet homepage

Make your first port of call on your daily browse by making us your virtual internet home in Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer.

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, as your home page.

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Here’s how to make 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

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In the menu, click 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

Click OK. Now when you launch a new tab, will be your homepage.

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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 Click OK, and you're done.


Step 1: Into the menu

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Google Chrome users should click 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 and click OK.

Step 2: Change the Home button

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

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