Internet, Networking, & Security Browsers How to Change the Internet Explorer Home Page You can have multiple home pages for Internet Explorer 11 by Scott Orgera Writer Scott Orgera is a former writer who covering tech since 2007. He has 25+ years experience as a programmer and QA leader, and holds several Microsoft certifications. our editorial process Facebook Twitter Scott Orgera Updated on October 11, 2020 Browsers Microsoft Chrome Safari Firefox Tweet Share Email Internet Explorer lets you change the default home page so that you can access any website of your choice when you select the Home icon. You can also have multiple home pages that open in separate tabs. Here's how to set a new home page in Microsoft Internet Explorer. Instructions in this article apply to Internet Explorer 11. If you use an older version, you can update Internet Explorer for free. How to Change the Home Page for Internet Explorer 11 To set a new home page or multiple home pages for IE 11: Open the website you want to set as your new home page, and then select the Settings gear in the upper-right corner. Choose Internet Options. Under the General tab, select Use current to set the open website as your home page. If you select Use new tab, selecting the Home icon opens a new blank tab. You can also choose Use default to restore the original Microsoft default home page. To add multiple home pages, select the text box, and then add the URLs for the other websites on separate lines. Alternatively, select Start with tabs from the last session to restore recently closed tabs the next time you launch Internet Explorer. Select Apply, then select OK. How to Access the Home Page in IE 11 The home page is the website that opens when you launch Internet Explorer. To access your home page at any time, select the Home icon in the upper-right corner of Internet Explorer.