Set Homepage Using content://

Smartphones always come with default browser and a default home page. Many users do not like the default home page and would like to change it. If you are looking for that kind of a change, then this article is just for you. The address content:// is a link that is used to set default home pages in the browser.

This article will discuss what exactly the address is, and how we can use it to change the home page of their browser. Let us begin!

Things To Know About HomePage Address

The content:// is basically a link that defines the homepage of a browser. The browser can be anything like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, etc. All these browsers have their homepage stored in the link “content://”.

Each of these browsers has a different home page and stored. Now the good thing is that the home pages are customizable i.e a user can go and change the home page and make it suitable for them if they do not like the default web home page.

Every browser has a different method by which one can change the home page. Below we have shown exactly how one can change the home page in different browsers.

Choosing Default Browsers In Android Phones:

Now let us see how to set the default browser, you can choose any browser like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, etc as your default browser. The default browser is one that will start operating by default in case of any web needs. This is a very process of setting a default browser with Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, etc is a universal process. One can set the default browser in Android using the following process.

STEP 1: Go to the Android device first and then go to the settings.

STEP 2:  After that you will find a section called installed the app, go to that section and click it, this will show all the app you have installed.

STEP 3: Navigate to the three-dot icon on the top right corner of the screen. Now go to default apps and then go to Browser options.

STEP 4: Now there will be several browsers and from there you can choose the most suitable one for yourself. Then set it as default.

STEP 5:  The default browser is now set up.

Setting Default Home Page In Different Browser:

There are different ways to set up a default home page in different browsers. Most of them are easy but still, it can be confusing for some people as they are some minute steps in between. In this article I have discussed how to choose a default web page in different browsers.

1. How To Set Up A Default Web Page In Google Chrome:

The process of setting up a default web page in Google chrome is very easy. This is actually enabled by content:// If your default browser is Google Chrome you can set up the web page by the following methods.

STEP 1: First go on to open your browser in your Android device and then tap on the three-dot icon on the top right corner.

STEP 2: After that go the setting of your phone and go to Basics and then go to the Home page.

STEP 3: If by any chance the Home page is missing then you can type chrome://flags/ and then it will open a new page.

STEP 4: Then click at “Force Enable Home Page Button” and then click it and then relaunch your browser.

STEP 5: Then go to the Home page and then go to “open this page” and click it, in the URL type or the URL you want to set as default home page.

After that go on to relaunch your website and you will see that the new homepage is set.

2. How To Set Default Home Page In Mozilla Firefox:

The process of setting up a default home page in Mozilla Firefox is very easy. One can set up the home page in the Android app of Mozilla Firefox very easily. The link content:// is used in this case also. Below I have shown exactly how to do this.

STEP 1: First launch the browser and then go on to click the three dots icon on the top right corner of the screen.

STEP 2: Navigate to Settings and then go on to click on general options.

STEP 3: Next go to Home and build a home page.

STEP 4: Navigate to custom and select it and enter the default URL of your home page.

STEP 5: Then go on to click OK on Browser.

STEP 6: After that, you will see your default home page once you open it.

Your home page will be set up after this.

3. How To Set Default Page In Opera:

The process of setting up a default page in Opera is very easy as it takes some time to do so. You can do it easily by following some steps. The content:// enables this method.

STEP 1: First open your phone and then go on to launch the Opera browser.

STEP 2: After that go to Settings after that go to the news section and disable it.

STEP 3: Then go on to disable trending searches, opera notification, recent searches, and then go back to the home page and disable all speed dial sites.

STEP 4: Go on to click on the plus sign and enter the name and then the URL and then save it.

After this go on to click on the home page once again and you will see your new default home page.


This article talks vividly about how to change the default homepage of web browsers. I have covered the detailed procedure of how to set up the default page in different browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera. If you have anything to say about the article use the comment section below.

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