Changing the home page in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 is a straightforward process. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you customize your browser’s start page to your preference.

Step-by-Step Guide to Change the Home Page on Microsoft Edge

  1. Open Microsoft Edge:
    • Click on the Microsoft Edge icon on your taskbar or find it in the Start menu.
  2. Access Settings:
    • Click on the three horizontal dots (ellipsis) in the upper right corner of the browser window to open the menu.
    • From the dropdown menu, select Settings.
  3. Navigate to Start, Home, and New Tabs Settings:
    • In the Settings menu, locate and click on the “Start, home, and new tabs” section in the left-hand sidebar.
  4. Set Your Homepage:
    • Under the Home button section, ensure the toggle switch for “Show home button on the toolbar” is turned on.
    • You’ll see two options below this toggle:
      • New tab page
      • Enter URL
    • Select “Enter URL” and type the desired website address (e.g., into the field provided.
  5. Set Pages for New Tabs:
    • In the same “Start, home, and new tabs” section, scroll down to the “When Edge starts” section.
    • You have several options here:
      • Open the new tab page
      • Open tabs from the previous session
      • Open these pages: Select this option if you want to specify multiple pages that will open every time you start Edge. Click Add a new page and enter the URL of each site you want to load on startup.
  6. Finalise Your Settings:
    • After entering the desired URL(s), make sure to save your settings by closing the Settings tab. Microsoft Edge will automatically apply these changes.

Additional Tips

  • Testing Your New Home Page: Close and reopen Microsoft Edge to ensure that your new home page settings have taken effect.
  • Multiple Home Pages: If you frequently visit several sites, consider adding multiple pages in the “Open these pages” section to streamline your browsing experience.
  • Customizing New Tab Page Content: While not directly related to the home page, you can also customize the content and layout of the new tab page by clicking on the gear icon (Settings) on the new tab page itself.


  • Settings Not Saving: If your settings aren’t saving, ensure that you are using the latest version of Microsoft Edge. Sometimes, browser updates can resolve persistent issues.
  • Extension Conflicts: Browser extensions can occasionally interfere with settings. Disable extensions one by one to identify if any are causing problems.

By following these steps, you can easily set and customize your home page in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10, ensuring that you have quick access to your favorite website or set of websites as soon as you start your browser.