How to remove Bing from Chrome

Teodor Nechita
by Teodor Nechita
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When it comes to Internet browsing, there are two things no users can live without:

As far as Internet browsers go, there are plenty to choose from, with some focusing on some aspects more than others. Some can be very resource-efficient, while others may be incredibly secure.

Whichever the case it is up to you to choose. However, one general consensus is that Google Chrome is the most popular browser out there.

As for search engines, the choice is almost unanimous, as Google holds the number one spot. However, some users still prefer using Bing.

Unfortunately, Bing has a nasty habit of popping up uninvited as the default search engine, usually as part of a program installation that you weren’t paying attention to.

If that is the case, then you are most probably looking for a way to remove Bing from your Google Chrome browser. That is precisely why we’ve created this in-depth guide, to show you exactly how it is done.

How do I remove Bing from Chrome?

1. Change Chrome’s settings

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Press the Menu button
    • It looks like 3 horizontal lines
  3. Go to Settings
  4. Go to the Search engine tab on the left
  5. Scroll down until you reach On startup
  6. Select Open a specific set of pages
  • If Bing is listed there, right-click it and select Removeopen specific pages chrome

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2. Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Press the Menu button
  3. Go to Settings
  4. Select Advanced
  5. Scroll down until you see Reset and clean up
  6. Click Reset settings to their original defaultschrome reset

By following these steps, you should be able to remove Bing from your Google Chrome browser.

Additionally, the first set of steps can also be used to change the default search engine that Google Chrome uses. All in all, these changes should be permanent, and you don’t need to restart the PC afterward.

Note: In order to avoid any similar issue, pay more attention to what you click on when installing software.

Are you aware of any other way to solve this problem? If so, share it in the comments section below so that other users can try it, as well.