Chrome

Install our extension (recommended)

  • ✔ Adds DuckDuckGo's instant answers to Google and Bing search results
  • ✔ Adds a toolbar button that lets you search with DuckDuckGo
  • ✔ Lets you search with DuckDuckGo from the omnibox, if you start your searches with d and then press Tab or the spacebar
  • ✗ Does not make DuckDuckGo the default search engine for the omnibox or right-click search (can be done manually)
  • ✗ Does not add DuckDuckGo to the apps page (install this app instead)

Making DuckDuckGo the default search engine for the omnibox and right-click search

  1. Click here to add us as a search engine
  2. Click the menu icon (three horizontal lines) in the top toolbar
  3. Select Settings
  4. Under Search, click Manage search engines...
  5. Find DuckDuckGo in the displayed list and click Make Default

Add DuckDuckGo to the apps page

Making DuckDuckGo the homepage

  1. Click the menu icon (three horizontal lines) in the top toolbar
  2. Select Settings
  3. Under On startup, click Open a specific page, and then click Set pages
  4. Click Use current pages and then click OK

Uninstalling the DuckDuckGo extension or app

  1. Click the menu icon (three horizontal lines) in the top toolbar
  2. Select More tools
  3. Select Extensions
  4. Find the DuckDuckGo extension or app in the displayed list and click the trash can icon

Changing to a different default search engine for the omnibox and right-click search

  1. Click the menu icon (three horizontal lines) in the top toolbar
  2. Select Settings
  3. Click Manage search engines...
  4. Under Search, click Manage search engines...
  5. Find your desired new default search engine in the displayed list and click Make Default

Removing DuckDuckGo as the homepage

  1. Click the menu icon (three horizontal lines) in the top toolbar
  2. Select Settings
  3. Under On startup, click Open a specific page, and then click Set pages
  4. Find DuckDuckGo in the displayed list and click the X