How to set home page for new tab in Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer by default displays the Your most popular sites as the default page on opening a new tab. But IE9, IE10 and IE11 provide users with option for changing the default page to your home page. This can be done using the Internet options.\

How to set home page for new tab in Internet Explorer 9, 10 and 11

Click the tools menu and select Internet Options from the list available menu list.

Internet Options

In the Internet Options window, navigate to Tabs section under the General Screen and click the Settings button.

Tab Settings in Internet Explorer 9

Screenshot for IE9

Tab button in Internet Explorer 11

Screenshot for IE11 (Click Tabs button under Tab section)

The settings button would then launch the below Tabbed Browsing Settings window.

Tabbed Browsing Settings on Internet ExplorerYour first home page for tab

In the Tabbed Browsing Settings navigate to When a new tab is opened section and set the drop down value from The new tab page to Your first home page. And then click Ok to confirm and save the changes.

Also See: How to change the home page in Safari browser

In Category: Browsers, Internet Explorer

Ravi Shankar

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  • terri August 4, 2012, 4:47 am

    thank you!

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