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How to Change Default Search Engine in Safari

“I want to change default search engine in Safari, anyone can help me with it?”

After using iPhone iPad for a while, we’ll find out that we are not allowed to change our default web browser on our iOS device, like iPhone iPad. But luckily, we can change default search engine in Safari, please note that search engine option is available on iOS 10 or later. Then after changing default search engine, we can use other search engine as we like. Now follow below page and learn how to change default search engine in Safari when you don’t know how to do it.

Change Default Search Engine in Safari on iPhone iPad

Please make sure your iOS device is with iOS 10 or later version.

Step 1. Open your iPhone iPad, go to Setting--Safari.

Step 2. Then scroll down to find “Search Engine”, which is under “Search”.

Step 3. Click it and you can see four options, like “Google”, “Yahoo”, “Bing” and “DuckDuckGo”. now you can choose the one you would like to set it with your default search engine.



Change Default Search Engine in Safari on Mac

Now we’ll see how to change default search engine in Safari on Mac, follow below steps.

Step 1. Open Safari on your Mac, find and click “Preference” option in Safari, then tap on Search tab.

Step 2. Then you can see “Search Engine” in the pop up menu, click it and you can choose your default search engine, like Google, Yahoo, Bing and DuckDuckGo.



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Step 1. Run iRefone, connect your iPhone with PC. Choose “Recover from iOS Device”, tap on “Next”.



Step 2. Then we’ll enter the new interface with many data icon and media icon that iRefone can recover, find and click “Safari” icon, and it will be scanned by iRefone.



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