DuckDuckGo - Installation on your web browser

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DuckDuckGo - Installation on your web browser

DuckDuckGo is a search engine that emphasizes on the privacy of Internet users.
Its principles are simple:
-Personal information, such as the IP address and browser signature of the users, are not recorded/tracked.
-Provide more relevant and qualitative results.
In this page you will learn how to set as your default homepage and search engine:

Google Chrome

Set DuckDuckGo as homepage:
  • Open Google Chrome and go to
  • Click Customize and control Google Chrome menu > Settings.
  • Under On startup, select Open a specific page.
  • Click on Use current pages.

Set DuckDuck go as default search provider:
  • Click on the Use in Chrome button

  • Click on Add to Chrome

  • Click on OK to install you new search engine.
  • Click Customize and control Google Chrome menu> Settings.
  • Scroll to the Search section > Manage search engines.
  • Select DuckDuckGo > Make default.


Internet Explorer

  • Tick the Make this my default search provider checkbox and click on Add.

Safari - Mac OS X and iOS

On Mac OS X Yosemite:
  • Open Safari.
  • Click on the Safari menu > Preferences > General.
  • Click on the Default search engine menu and select DuckDuckGo

The procedure for iOS is available on here:
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