How to Make Google News My Home Page

By Eric Som

According to Google, "Google News is a computer-generated news site that aggregates headlines from news sources worldwide, groups similar stories together and displays them according to each reader's personalized interests." Anyone interested in national and global news can set up Google News as a browser's home page. In addition to setting up Google News as a home page, the site also allows users to create custom sections with personalized news that interests them.

Internet Explorer (IE)

Step 1

Launch IE, click "Tools" and then select "Internet Options."

Step 2

Select the "General" tab, if not opened by default, and then scroll to the "Home page" section.

Step 3

Type "http://news.google.com" in the box and then click "OK."

Firefox

Step 1

Open Firefox and then choose "Options" from the "Tools" menu.

Step 2

Select "General" and then go to the "Home page" section.

Step 3

Enter "http://news.google.com" in the text box and then click "OK."

Google Chrome

Step 1

Open Google Chrome, select the "Tools" menu, which is marked by a wrench icon, and then select "Options."

Step 2

Open the "Basics" tab, go to the "Home page" section, choose the "Open this page" radio button and then type "http://news.google.com" in the field provided.

Step 3

Apply the settings by clicking "Close." You can now access Google News as your home page.