How to Change Default search in Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox is one of the most popular browser today. It is very fast and safe for browsing. Earlier the default search in Firefox browser was Google. But recently it has changed to Bing by default. Some time even addons and some free software change the default search provider.  To change the default search engine in your browser below are the steps given. Mozilla firefox supports address bar search also. So let us first look into changethe default search engine for Mozilla Firefox address bar.

Steps for Changing default search engine for Mozilla Firefox address bar:
In Firefox we can search simply by typing the search keywords in the address bar to get result. So below is the step to update the search engine.
Changing default search engine in Firefox address bar



  • Open about:config in Firefox (if you doing it for the first time, you may have to promise you are going to be careful)
  • Search for keyword.url from the filter box.
  • Double click on this entry. It will open a dialog where you can edit the ‘keyword.url’ string.
  • Change this string to whatever you want it to be:
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