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Make Chrome Your Default Browser

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On Your Mac

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. In the top right, click More .
  3. Click Settings.
  4. In the “Default browser” section, click Make default.
    • If you don’t see the button, Google Chrome is already your default browser.

On Your Windows Device (Windows 10)

  1. On your computer, click the Start menu .
  2. Click Settings .
  3. Open your default apps:
    • Original version: Click System  Default apps.
    • Creators Update: Click Apps  Default apps.
  4. At the bottom, under “Web browser,” click your current browser (typically Microsoft Edge).
  5. In the “Choose an app” window, click Google Chrome.

To easily open Chrome later, add a shortcut to your taskbar:

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. In the Windows taskbar at the bottom, right-click on Chrome.
  3. Click Pin to taskbar.

For more help, watch this step-by-step video (1:00):Setting up Chrome on Windows 10

On Your Windows Device (Windows 7)

  1. On your computer, click the Start menu .
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Programs  Default Programs  Set your default programs.
  4. On the left, select Google Chrome.
  5. Click Set this program as default.
  6. Click OK.
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