If you\u2019re interested in changing the search engine in Firefox, that\u2019s very easy to do. With a few clicks or taps, you can change the default Mozilla Firefox search engine from Google to the one you prefer to use for your online searches. It doesn\u2019t matter if you\u2019re wondering how to make DuckDuckGo the default search engine in Firefox, how to set Google as the default search again, or how to have Mozilla Firefox use a less popular alternative when searching the web. This guide has the answers you need to change the default Firefox search engine, so let\u2019s get started:\r\n\r\n\r\nHow to change the Firefox default search engine to DuckDuckGo or another built-in option\r\nMozilla Firefox makes it very easy to change the default search engine from the default Google to Amazon.com, Bing, DuckDuckGo, or Wikipedia. First, open Mozilla Firefox and click or tap inside the address bar at the top. Then, in the dropdown menu that opens, click or tap on the \u201cChange search settings\u201d gear button in the lower-right corner.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nPress Change search settings\r\n\r\nNOTE: You can also get to the next page by typing or copy and pasting about:preferences#search into the address bar and then pressing the Enter key.\r\n\r\nIn the Search settings tab, click or tap on the field showing your current search engine from the \u201cDefault Search Engine\u201d section.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nClick or tap to reveal the Firefox default search engines\r\n\r\nThis opens a dropdown menu listing the currently available search engine to select the one you want to use. For instance, to make DuckDuckGo the default search engine in Firefox, click or tap on its name from the list.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nSelect one of the available search engines to set it as default\r\n\r\nMozilla Firefox now uses the search engine you selected instead of Google.\r\n\r\n\r\nChanging the search engine in Firefox to an unlisted option\r\nIf you don\u2019t like the default options illustrated in the first chapter and prefer some other search engine, you have two options to make it your default. Follow the instructions in the previous chapter to access the Search settings. Then, scroll down and click or tap on the \u201cFind more search engines\u201d link at the bottom of the Search shortcuts section.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nFind more search engines\r\n\r\nThis opens a webpage with a long list of search engines that you can add to Mozilla Firefox.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe Firefox Search Tools\r\n\r\nScroll down the list or use the search field to find the search engine you want and click or tap on its name. Then, on the add-on\u2019s page, click or tap the \u201cAdd to Firefox\u201d button and confirm by pressing Add again.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nAdd a search engine to Firefox\r\n\r\nYou are prompted to decide if you\u2019d like to change the default search engine to the one you chose. Click or tap on Yes.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nChange the Firefox search engine to a custom option\r\nWhich search engine do you want to use in Mozilla Firefox?\r\nAs you\u2019ve seen, it\u2019s easy to change the Firefox search engine to anything you want, from the built-in options to other custom tools. Before you close this tutorial, please let us know what search engine you chose and why. Let us know in the comments.