How to make Google Instant as default Search Engine in Firefox,Google Chrome and in Internet Explorer

by Venkat eswarlu on September 12, 2010

in Firefox,Google Chrome,How to,Internet Explorer,tips and tricks

Google Instant search launched by Google four days back which shows search results as you type, according to Google,Google Instant search will not only save keystrokes but also few seconds.Some users liked Google Instant some don’t we covered how to turn off Google Instant search also, here is for those who are looking to make Google Instant as default search engine in Firefox,Google Chrome and in Internet Explorer.

Google Instant feature is not yet rolled out to all users worldwide its being rolling steadily and will take weeks to complete.Google Instant works only on latest versions of Firefox, Chrome , Safari and Internet explorer.

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If you are Opera user read how to make Google instant to work in Opera.

Setting Google Instant as default Search engine for Firefox,Google Chrome and Internet Explorer

Making Google Instant as default search engine in Firefox

1.Install Add to Search bar extension for Firefox.

2.Now visit http://www.google.com/webhp?sclient=psy page and now in Google Instant search box place the cursor, right click and click “Add to Search Bar  “.

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3.Now Firefox shows “Add engine to search Bar” dialog box enter Name as “Google Instant”, keyword “Google” and click Ok .

4.That’s it Google Instant has been made as default search engine in Firefox.

Making Google Instant as default search engine in Google Chrome

1.Open Google Chrome, right click on Omnibox aka address bar click “Edit search engines..”

2.Click Add under Search Engines window, for Name type “Google Instant Search” keyword as “Google”  and for URL enter  http://www.google.com/webhp?”sclient=psytechdows#sclient=psy&q=%s

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3.Click Ok to save  and select Google Instant search engine created and click “Make default”.

Making Google Instant as default search engine in Internet explorer

1.Open Internet explorer, visit create your own search page in IE add-ons galley.

2.In the URL paste Google Instant URL (right click on this link and copy link location and paste in URL entry), for Name type “Google Instant” and click “Install Search Provider”.

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3.Now in Add search provider dialog box select” Make this my default search provider”   and click “Add”.

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