Changing Search Engine

Discussion in 'iOS 8' started by kingdom23, Sep 26, 2014.

  1. kingdom23 macrumors regular

    Oct 31, 2011
    I want to change my search engine from Google to DuckDuckGo, I tick my choice in Safari settings, but Safari always stays on Google when I open up Safari. I am on iOS 8.0.2 iphone 5.
  2. lpeedin macrumors regular

    Nov 4, 2011
    I may be totally lost here, but it sounds like you have your home page set to Google, thus that is what Safari opens to. I would think changing Safari's setting to something other than Google would only affect what search engine is used when you type something in the grey area in the center of the top line of Safari.
  3. batting1000 macrumors 604

    Sep 4, 2011
    Yeah, it only changes what's used when you search something. Sounds like you just happen to have a tab with in Safari.
  4. kingdom23 thread starter macrumors regular

    Oct 31, 2011

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