Customizing Chrome

By: Charleka Dye, and Cierra Eisenhardt

To choose a homepage

  1. Chrome will start the New Tab page whenever you start the browser.
  2. You should click the Chrome menu in the top right corner of the browser, then select settings.
  3. The settings tab will appear. Locate and click the check box next to show home button.
  4. By default, Chrome will open the new tab page whenever you click the home button. To choose a new homepage, click Change.
  5. A dialog box will appear. Select Open This Page: and then type a web address.
  6. Then click ok

To set Chrome as the default browser

  1. Click the Chrome menu in the top right corner of the browser, then select settings.
  2. The setting tab will appear. Locate and select make google chrome my default browser.
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To install an app

The Chrome Web Store allows you to download different web apps, extensions, and themes, which can make Chrome even more powerful and personal.
How to discover apps in the Chrome Web Store

To install an app

  1. Navigate to https://chrome.google.com/webstore or click Chrome Web Store on the New Tab page.
  2. The Chrome Web Store will appear. Click an app to learn more about it.
  3. The app page will appear with information about how the app works, user reviews, screenshots, and more. If you want to use the app, click Add to Chrome
  4. A dialog box will appear. Click Add to install the app.
  5. The New Tab Page will appear with the installed app. Click the icon to start the app
  6. The app will open in a new tab.