How to Make Yahoo My Home & Start-Up Page

By LaDonna Hadley

Learn how to make Yahoo your home page on your Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari browsers.

You can make Yahoo your home page on one or all of your browsers through the browser settings page. Learn how to change the settings on Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari to start with the Yahoo page.

Chrome

Step 1

From the three-bar menu, click Settings.

Step 2

Choose to Open a Specific Page

From the On Startup section, mark the circle next to Open a Specific Page or Set of Pages. Click Set Pages.

Step 3

Enter Yahoo.com and Click OK

In the pop-up, enter http://www.yahoo.com/ in the Add a New Page field. Click the X to remove other pages if you want only one tab to open on startup. Click OK.

Tip

If you want more than one tab to open on startup but want Yahoo as your Home page, enter Yahoo as the first page and then enter the other pages before you click OK.

Firefox

Step 1

Click Options

From the three-bar menu, select Options.

Step 2

Enter Yahoo.com

On the General menu under Startup, enter http://www.yahoo.com/ in the Home Page field. The new information is automatically saved to your settings.

Internet Explorer

Step 1

Choose Internet Options

From the Settings menu (resembling a gear), click Internet Options.

Step 2

Enter Yahoo.com and Click OK

In the pop-up, enter http://www.yahoo.com/ in the Home Page field on the General tab. Click Apply and then click OK.

Safari

Step 1

Click Preferences

From the Settings menu resembling a gear, click Preferences.

Step 2

Enter Yahoo.com

In the pop-up on the General tab, enter http://www.yahoo.com/ in the Homepage field. Your selection is automatically saved.

Warning

Safari for Windows browser was discontinued in 2012 although you can still download it.

Tip

For all of the browsers listed, you can also open the Yahoo page first, follow the steps to change the home page and then click the Current Page option instead of typing http://www.yahoo.com.