How To Add Bing Search To Firefox, Chrome, Opera and IE: Microsoft Bing Tips

June 4, 2009

in Internet,News

Microsoft’s new search engine – Bing is creating a great buzz these days. If you enjoy using Bing then follow these simple ways to integrate Bing search in your favourite browser.

Adding Bing to IE: For adding Bing to IE, visit the Bing search engine and perform the search for the keyword TEST (all capital letters). Copy the URL of the search page, now visit this link and paste the URL copied earlier into the URL field on this page. Name the search engine and click on the Install search provider.

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Adding Bing to Firefox: Adding Bing to Firefox is really very easy, just download this Firefox Add-on & Bing will be added to your existing search engines.

Adding Bing To Chrome: For adding Bing to chrome, perform any search at Bing after that Right-click on the address bar and then select “Edit search engines”. Now Bing would be visible to you in “Other search engines”, make it default and enjoy searching with Bing.

adding bing to chrome How To Add Bing Search To Firefox, Chrome, Opera and IE: Microsoft Bing Tips

Adding Bing to Opera:Opera users can get the Bing search feature by right-clicking the site’s search field and selecting the create search option in the context menu.

[Update]: For adding bing to opera go to Tools, select Preferences. In the preferences window click on the Search Tab. Now this will show up a list of search providers along with three options Add, Edit, Delete. Click on Add and a pop-up will appear asking you for the Name, Keyword and Address. Here is what you need to enter there:

Name: Bing Search (this is upto you, you may name it whatever you want)
Keyword: m
Address: http://www.bing.com/search?q=%s&go=&form=QBLH&scope=web

After filling all this, check the box saying Use as default search engine and click on Ok. Restart your browser and enjoy searching with bing.


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{ 11 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Rize June 5, 2009 at 4:49 pm

Though i am not a bing fan but i’ll try it for sure.

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2 sameer July 31, 2009 at 12:04 am

This is amazing really.
Said so because i use all the browsers you mentioned above and i’ve easily integrated the bing search in all of them:-)

Thanks a ton bro!

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3 Kirti August 15, 2009 at 10:52 pm

Thanks for writing this great tutorial:D

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4 bob e February 5, 2010 at 1:28 am

that does not work for my opera :(

There is no such option

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5 Shahab February 5, 2010 at 3:33 am

@bob e, Hey bob may i know which opera version you are using?

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6 bob e February 5, 2010 at 3:45 am

Thanks Shahab…
Opera 10.10 – I managed to find it on my own though at:
tools/preferences/search

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7 Shahab February 5, 2010 at 10:28 am

You figured it out…That’s really great Bob!

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8 Mr. Blue April 16, 2010 at 3:08 am

Thank you – this tutorial helped me to add Bing search to the opera – I didn’t know what should be in “Address” field to make Bing work.

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9 Shahab April 16, 2010 at 11:57 am

Thanks for commenting…I’m glad it helped you !!

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10 cory April 28, 2010 at 10:25 pm

thanks I didn’t know what to use for the address either but this helped =D

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11 Shahab April 30, 2010 at 2:01 am

You’re welcome cory. I am glad it helped you!

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