How to Change the Default Search Engine on iPhone

  Matt Cone       January 18, 2021      Tutorials iPhone Internet


By default, your iPhone’s search engine is set to Google when using the Safari web browser. Fortunately, there’s a quick way to change your iPhone’s default search engine from Google to another search engine like DuckDuckGo or Ecosia.

Here’s how to change the default search engine on your iPhone:

  1. From the iPhone’s home screen, tap Settings.

  2. Tap Safari.

    Change the default search engine on iPhone

  3. Tap Search Engine.

    Change the default search engine on iPhone

  4. Tap the name of the search engine you want to use on your iPhone.

    Change the default search engine on iPhone

You’ve successfully changed the default search engine on your iPhone. In the future when you search using the Safari web browser, you’ll be using the search engine you selected.

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