5 Best Ways To Set Homepage In Chrome Browser

There’s something delightfully comforting about opening up your browser and being greeted by a familiar page, your digital home away from home, if you will. And if you’re using Chrome, Google’s own zippy, feature-rich offering, you’re in luck. Why? Because setting your homepage in Chrome is as easy as pie. Today, I’ll walk you through five fantastic ways you can set your homepage in Chrome Browser, based on my own trials and a sprinkle of personal preference.

1. Set a New Tab as Your Homepage

First off, if you’re a minimalist like me, you might love having a new tab open every time you start Chrome. To set this up, follow these easy steps:

  • Open your Chrome browser.
  • Click the three vertical dots on the top-right corner to open Chrome’s menu.
  • Navigate to “Settings”.
  • Under “On startup”, select “Open the New Tab page”.
Set a New Tab as Your Homepage


2. Set a Specific Website as Your Homepage

For those who want a specific website to pop up every time they start their browsing journey, like a favourite news site or your work dashboard, here’s how to do it:

  • Open Chrome settings as explained before.
  • Under “On startup”, select “Open a specific page or set of pages”.
  • Click “Add a new page” and type in your desired URL.
Set a Specific Website as Your Homepage

3. Use an Extension to Set Your Homepage

Let’s get a little fancy now. Did you know there’s a universe of extensions out there that can customize your Chrome experience? Yes, including setting your homepage! One such extension is Incredible StartPage. Here’s how to get that going:

  • Visit the Chrome Web Store.
  • Search for “Incredible StartPage” and add it to Chrome.
  • Customize the extension to your liking, and it’ll set your homepage accordingly.
Use an Extension to Set Your Homepage

4. Set a Theme as Your Homepage

If you’re all about aesthetics, Chrome allows you to set a specific theme as your homepage. Visit the Chrome Web Store to explore an array of stunning themes.

  • Search for a theme you love and click on “Add to Chrome”.
  • Your new tab will now open with this chosen theme.
Set a Theme as Your Homepage

5. Use Chrome Flags to Customize Your Homepage

Now, for the adventurous at heart who enjoy tinkering around, Chrome Flags offer a slew of experimental features to play with. One of them can help customize your homepage.

  • Type “chrome://flags” into your browser and hit Enter.
  • Look for “The New Tab page” and customize as desired.

Please proceed with caution, though, as these are experimental features. Not everything may work as expected, but hey, sometimes it’s about the journey, not the destination, right?

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Benjamin Johnson

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