How to make YouTube your homepage
Change home page to YouTube in your browser
We will explain how to make YouTube homepage in your browser, specifically, in Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Opera. You can download free Chromium, as it offers the same functionality as Chrome. YouTube is an extremely popular website. If you use it regularly, then it will be convenient to launch YouTube automatically on startup.
If you want to know how to set up YouTube as a home page for Mozilla Firefox or Safari, read the next articles:
Let’s set up YouTube homepage in Chrome
Open Chrome settings
Launch the Google Chrome browser and open its preferences. Click on the button in the top-right corner and select "Settings" in the menu.
Set up homepage in Chrome
You are in the tab Settings. Find the heading "On startup". Select the third option, namely "Open a specific page or set of pages. Set pages". Click on the link "Set pages" to proceed with the next step.
Add YouTube to Chrome Startup pages
Click in the area "Add a new page" and enter "YouTube.com" (arrow 1). Chrome usually offers some other results, for instance, your YouTube channel or some video, which you may want to open on Chrome Startup.
YouTube Startup page in Chrome
Now you see that Google Chrome will open the YouTube website each time you launch the browser. Click "OK" to apply this settings. Close the browser and start it again. You will see that YouTube appears as a homepage in Chrome!
How to make YouTube home page in Internet Explorer
You can make YouTube a homepage in Internet Explorer in two ways. Firstly, you need to open YouTube, then click on the arrow near in the left corner of the browser's main window, and select "Add or change home page…" In the window, select the needed option and click "Yes". Now, when you click on the home button, Internet Explorer opens YouTube.
Set YouTube as home page in IE settings
Click on the gear in the top-right corner of the browser window and select "Internet Options" in the menu. You will open the next settings. In the first tab, "General", enter "youtube.com" in the area "Home page", and click on "OK" to save settings. From now on YouTube will be the home page in Internet Explorer.
How to make YouTube home page in Opera
Opera offers the same settings like Google Chrome. Click on the in the top-left corner and select "Settings" in the menu or tap Alt+P on your keyboard to open the next window. The steps are similar to what you do in Chrome. Select "Open a specific page or set of pages", click "Set pages" and enter the website "YouTube.com". Save these settings.
This is how to make YouTube your homepage! Download any browser from this page and try by yourself.