Change Restore Yahoo Homepage in Firefox

How to Change / Restore Yahoo Homepage in Firefox?

Make Yahoo Your Homepage

If you use Yahoo! a lot, you may want to change your browser home page to the Yahoo! site. This will allow you to easily access Yahoo! services whenever you start your browser. The process varies depending on the browser that you use Change Homepage to Yahoo.

  • Click the Chrome Menu button (☰) and select Settings. This will open your Chrome settings in a new tab.
  • Check the “Show Home button” box. You’ll find this in the “Appearance” section. The Home button will appear to the left of your address bar.
  • Click the “Change” link that appears beneath the box. This will let you set the page that opens when you click the Home button.

Select “Open this page” and enter the Yahoo! page you want to start on. Enter the Yahoo! address that you want to set as your home page:

  • Yahoo – Search: www.yahoo.com
  • Mail: mail.yahoo.com
  • News: news.yahoo.com
  • Shopping: shopping.yahoo.com
  • Select “Open a specific page or set of pages” in the “On startup” section. This will allow you to set Chrome to load Yahoo! whenever you start it for the first time.
  • Click the “Set pages” link. You’ll be able to enter addresses to open when Chrome starts. Each address you enter will start in a separate tab.
  • Enter in the Yahoo! pages you want to load when Chrome starts. These pages will load whenever Chrome starts for the first time.

Change Homepage to Yahoo in Internet Explorer

  • Click the Tools menu or the Gear button and select “Internet options. If you don’t see the Tools menu, press Alt.
  • Enter the Yahoo! address that you want to set into the “Home page” field. You should see this at the top of the “General” tab. You can enter more addresses, each on their own line. Additional addresses will open in separate tabs.
  • Yahoo – Search: www.yahoo.com
  • Mail: mail.yahoo.com
  • News: news.yahoo.com
  • Shopping: shopping.yahoo.com

Ensure that “Start with home page” is selected. You’ll find this in the “Startup” section of the “General” tab. This will make your Yahoo! page(s) open whenever Internet Explorer starts.

Click “OK” to save your changes. Your new home page will be set, and Yahoo! will load whenever Internet Explorer starts.

Click the Firefox Menu button (☰) and select options. Your Firefox settings will open in a new tab.

Change Homepage to Yahoo in Firefox

  • Click the Firefox Menu button (☰) and select options. Your Firefox settings will open in a new tab.
  • Click the “Home Page” field” and enter the Yahoo! page you want. By default, Firefox will load whatever address is in the Home Page field when you start it.
  • Search: www.yahoo.com
  • Mail: mail.yahoo.com
  • News: news.yahoo.com
  • Yahoo! Shopping: shopping.yahoo.com

Ensure that “Show my home page” is selected from the “When Firefox starts” menu. This will load the page you set whenever Firefox starts or when you click the Home button.

  • Your changes are saved automatically.

How to restore yahoo homepage in internet explorer

Restore yahoo homepage in internet explorer:

  1. Open the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser.
  2. Click Tools Internet explorer tools icon in the upper right-hand corner.
  3. Select Internet Options from the drop-down menu that appears.
  4. Under the general tab, type www.yahoo.com to set.
  5. Click Apply.
  6. Click Ok.

Tip: If you would like the page you have open set as your home page, click theUse Current button.
Tip: To see if your new home page has been set correctly, click Home IE Home Icon icon.

Change your home page for Internet Explorer:

Set up home pages so that every time you open Internet Explorer the sites you visit the most will be open and waiting for you.

  1. On the Start screen, tap or click Internet Explorer to open Internet Explorer.

  2. Go to a page that you’d like to set as a home page.

  3. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Settings.
    (If you’re using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer up, and then click Settings.)

  4. Tap or click Options, and under Home pages, tap or click Customize.

  5. Tap or click Add current site, edit the URL if you’d like, and then tap or click Add to make the site one of your home pages.

The next time you open a new browsing session, this site and any other sites you’ve set up as home pages will load automatically.

How to restore yahoo Homepage IE (Metro)?

Restore yahoo Homepage  IE (Metro)

Some Surface devices run the Windows RT operating system instead of full blown Windows. This tutorial will show you how to set Internet Explorer on these devices. There are two versions of Internet Explorer which are the regular browser (from your desktop) and the metro style browser app (pinned in the start menu). You will learn how to make changes to the metro style browser app.


Step 1: Open Internet Explorer Metro App

Go to your start menu and open up Internet Explorer. Make sure you are opening up the Metro style IE app instead of the desktop IE. This is usually pinned on your start menu, while the desktop app is usually pinned to your task bar.

Open IE (Metro)

NOTE If you cannot find the app, click on the search icon on the upper right corner and type in “Internet Explorer”.


Step 2: Open the Settings Menu at the Bottom Right of the Screen

The settings menu button looks like three dots next to each other. It is located on the bottom right corner of your Surface screen. Click on this to view some more options.

Open Settings Menu


Step 3: Select the Settings Icon and Options

Once more options are displayed, you want to click on the tools icon. It looks like a picture of a wrench. Next, select “Options”. This should bring up a menu on the right side of your Surface screen.

Select Settings, Options


Step 4: Select the Customize Button

Select the “Customize” button on the options menu. This is under the “Home pages” section where you can choose which sites to load on Internet Explorer startup.

Customize Option


Step 5: Update Your Homepage URL

Your right hand options menu will change to a “Home pages” menu, where you can see the homepage that is currently set for your browser. If you see a link her, just tap/click it to edit the link.

Change Homepage

NOTE If you are already viewing your homepage, you can click on the “Add current site” to add your homepage as the start up page.


Step 6: Type in Your Home Page Address

You should have the option to type in a “Page address”. Type in your homepage ie. www.yahoo.com here.

Page Address


Step 7: Exit the Options Menu

When you are done typing in your homepage (www.yahoo.com), click on the back arrow icon to save your settings.

Exit Menu


Step 8: Close the Internet Explorer Metro Application

Close Internet Explorer by swiping your finger from the top edge of your screen and then all the way down. This is how you close windows or applications on the Surface tablet.

Close Internet Explorer Metro App

NOTE We are closing the application so we can test that our homepage works.


Step 9: Open the Internet Explorer Metro Application

Open the IE Metro app to test that your homepage is being shown on start up. That’s it! You have updated IE to use your homepage as your startup page.

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