How to restore Google search engine in Chrome

It may happen that users accidentally delete Google search engine from Chrome. For example, when cleaning the browser from hijackers and unknown search engines. But it is not so easy to add it back because you need to put a search URL. Today we will teach you how to restore Google search in Chrome.

How to add Google search to Chrome for Windows

Press Menu button.
Click the Settings:


In Search area press Manage Search Engines:


Add a new search provider:

  • Name: Google
  • Keyword:
  • Copy and paste Search string:
{google:baseURL}search?q=%s&{google:RLZ}{google:acceptedSuggestion}{google:originalQueryForSuggestion} {google:assistedQueryStats}{google:searchFieldtrialParameter}{google:searchClient}{google:sourceId} {google:instantExtendedEnabledParameter}ie={inputEncoding}

Click on the empty area.
Press Set default.
Press Done:


Reset Chrome to restore Google as the default search engine

Warning! The reset will also clear all bookmarks, history, saved passwords etc!

Read the full guide.restore-google-in-chrome0025



The search engines will be reset as well. Google will be set as the default engine:


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