How To Set Homepage For Your Samsung Galaxy S3 Web Browser

Posted on Jul 11 2012 - 6:43pm by rickychew

Many of us are normally purchase our Samsung Galaxy S3 via data package offered by carrier. I am currently subscribe to Starhub (One of the Singapore Carrier) and every time I turn on my web browser in S3, the homepage is preset to Starhub official webpage. It’s quite time-wasting since I will normally end up with opening Google Search page to start my work. If you are facing the same situation, I am here to teach you how to set your favourite page as your homepage.

 

Step to Set Up Homepage For Samsung Galaxy S3:

1. Open your default web browser

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2. Access Your Favourite Webpage ( I don’t mind if you set Ricky Chew Dot Com as yours, wlEmoticon smile How To Set Homepage For Your Samsung Galaxy S3 Web Browser)

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3. Press Menu button on your phone (left hand corner), a pop up menu will appears. Go to Settings.

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4. Under Settings, go to General as shown in figure below:

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5. Now, press set homepage.

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6. If you already open your favourite webpage just now, choose current page to set homepage. You can also choose blank page every time you open the web browser.

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It’s done. Now, enjoy your surfing without  the need to navigate from the default, unwanted homepage.

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  • Stonesand

    Is there a button you can press to go back to the home page, when you’re on a different page? Like a standard Home button? Because I can’t find one…

    • RickyChew

      Hi Stonesand,
      Unfortunately to tell you that there is no way to go back to the home page while you open a different windows.

  • emily

    I did this and every time I open music browser it goes to about.blank. what do I do??

    • RickyChew

      Hi emily, may i know more detail regarding your problem? What do you mean by music browser by the way?

      • emily

        Sorry it was supposed to be my browser. Not music browser. I set my homepage to http://www.Google.com. but when I open my browser it says about: blank. And the page is just white.

        • Damon

          I have the same problem. Did not Seagull a reply to this.

      • emily

        Sorry, it was supposed to say my browser. Not music browser. I set my homepage to Google.com. but every time I open the internet it pulls up a blank page and says about: blank at the top.

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  • mdj21@hotmail.com

    Is there some way to lock your homepage from being changed?

  • John C

    This really helped me, brief but precise, thanks!

  • Sérgio Santos

    Thanks for the tutorial. Will be very helpful.

  • Katie

    Whenever I close my internet and reopen, it goes back to google? It used to open the pages id been on before i closed it? I had to restore factory settings and now i cant get it back to how it was :-(