Frequently Asked Questions
Create your own private browser homepage with Start Page Machine in 3 steps: User guide
- How do I set Start Page Machine as my desktop browser home page?
- Google Chrome
- How do I set Start Page Machine as my mobile browser home page?
- Firefox for iOS
- Firefox for Android
- Safari for iOS
- Chrome for iOS
- Chrome for Android
- What does the Start Page Machine cost?
- What is my password?
- I've accidentally deleted a group of links. Do you have a back up?
- I've made a typo in my email address. Can you help me recover my account?
How do I set a home page in Firefox?
The New Tab page is the default home page that opens when you start Firefox. Open startpagemachine.com and just drag and drop that tab onto the Home button on your toolbar. Check out this Firefox support page for details.
How do I set a home page in Google Chrome?
You can customize Google Chrome to open any page for the homepage or startup page. These two pages aren’t the same unless you set them to be. Your startup page is the one that shows when you first launch Chrome on your device. Your homepage is the one you go to when you click Home .
- At the top right, click More More and then Settings.
- Under "Appearance," turn on Show Home button.
- Below "Show Home button," choose to use the New Tab page or a custom page
How do I set a home page in Safari?
In the Safari app on your Mac, choose Safari > Preferences, then click General. In the Homepage field, enter a webpage address. To simply use the webpage you're currently viewing, click Set to Current Page.
How do I set a home page on Firefox for iOS?
Tap the menu button at the bottom of the screen (the menu will be at the top right if you're using an iPad):
Tap Settings in the menu panel.
Choose 'Custom URL': Enter the web address https://www.startpagemachine.com
How do I set a home page on Firefox for Android?
Firefox for Android doesn't have a homepage but you can control which sections are visible on your Firefox for Android home screen.
How do I set a home page on Safari for iOS?
Safari for iOS doesn't have a homepage but you can customize the start page sections and items. You can also add your Start Page to the iPhone or iPad Home Screen. Just tap the share icon at the bottom of the screen and tap 'Add to Home Screen'.
How do I set a home page on Chrome for iOS?
You can't. But who uses Chrome on iOS anyway? (ツ)
How do I set a home page on Chrome for Android?
At the top right, tap More > Settings.
Under "Advanced," tap Homepage. Choose a custom page.
What does the Start Page Machine cost?
It's free and if you like it, you can buy me a coffee or support me via Liberapay.
What is my password?
You don't have a password. Fill out your mail address and you'll receive a magic link to sign in.
I've accidentally deleted a group of links. Do you have a back up?
I've made a typo in my email address. Can you help me recover my account?
Perhaps. Send a mail from the address you used to sign up with to firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll see what I can do.