Make Yahoo your homepage

Your browser "homepage" is the webpage you see each time you open a new browser window. To set Yahoo as your homepage, follow the instructions for your specific browser type.

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+Internet Explorer

Version 6 and later

  1. Select Tools | Internet Options.
    - The "Internet Options" dialog box opens on the "General" tab.
  2. In the "Home page" field, enter the URL of the Yahoo page you'd like as a homepage (like http://www.yahoo.com/)

     The "Home page" field can contain multiple URLs. If you'd like Yahoo to open in the first tab when your browser opens, make sure http://www.yahoo.com/ is the first URL in the box.

  3. Click OK.

+Firefox

Version 16 and later

On Windows

  1. Select Tools | Options.
    • Don't see "Tools?" Press F10.
  2. Click General.
  3. From the "When Firefox starts:" drop-down menu, select Show my home page.
  4. In the "Home page" field, enter the URL of the Yahoo page you'd like as a homepage (like http://www.yahoo.com/).
  5. Click OK.

On Mac OS X

  1. Select Firefox | Preferences.
  2. Click General.
  3. From the "When Firefox starts:" drop-down menu, select Show my home page.
  4. In the "Home page" field, enter the URL of the Yahoo page you'd like as a homepage (like http://www.yahoo.com/).
  5. Click OK.

+Safari

All versions

On Windows

  1. Select the Settings icon Gear | Preferences.
  2. Click General.
  3. Enter the URL of the Yahoo page you'd like as a homepage (like http://www.yahoo.com/).
  4. Press Esc.

On Mac OS X

  1. Select Safari | Preferences.
  2. Click General.
  3. Enter the URL of the Yahoo page you'd like as a homepage (like http://www.yahoo.com/).
  4. Press Esc.

+Chrome

Version 18 and later

  1. Select the Customize icon Three horizontal lines | Settings.
  2. Under "On startup", click Set Pages.
  3. Enter the URL of the Yahoo page you'd like as a homepage (like http://www.yahoo.com/).
  4. Click OK.

  Warning: If your homepage changes and you didn't change the setting, check for and remove any spyware or adware on your computer, immediately.

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