Internet, Networking, & Security Browsers How to Change Your Home Page in Internet Explorer It's easy to reset your home page or add multiple home pages 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 July 19, 2020 Browsers Microsoft Chrome Safari Firefox Tweet Share Email Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browser allows you to set or change your browser's home page quickly and easily. It's also possible to create multiple home pages, known as home page tabs. Here's a look at adding and removing home pages and how to set home page tabs. Instructions in this article apply to Internet Explorer 11, 10, 9, and 8 on Windows operating systems. This process is similar in Microsoft Edge. How to Set IE's Home Page Set your home page in Internet Explorer, and change it at any time. Open Internet Explorer. Select Tools (gear icon) at the top right corner. Alternatively, press Alt+X. Select Internet Options. If not selected, select General. In the box under Home page, enter the URL for your new home page. Enter more than one URL to create multiple home pages that will open on separate tabs every time you launch Internet Explorer. Alternatively, before opening Internet Options, browse to the page you want to make your home page and select Use current. Select Use default to add or restore the default web page as the home page. It will default to http://go.microsoft.com and will wipe out any additions you've made previously. Select Use new tab to set your home page to about:NewsFeed. This will also remove any additions you may have added. Select OK when you've made your choices. You've set your new home page. Removing a Home Page If you'd like to delete a home page: Open Internet Explorer. Go to Tools > Internet Options > General. Delete the text via DEL or Backspace, then enter your desired URL. Alternatively, select Use default or Use new tab. Or, enter a new URL instead. Select Apply and OK to complete. To access your home page or set of home page tabs at any point, select the Home button.