Spotlight web search engine

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Yanfeng Li, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. Yanfeng Li macrumors newbie

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    Hi,

    I would like to change the default web search engine from google to maybe bing or something else in spotlight 'searching web'. Anyone knows how to do that?:)
    thanks

    Br,
    Li
     
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

    GGJstudios

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    I believe if you change your preference in your default browser, that should change what Spotlight uses.
     
  3. Yanfeng Li thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I have tried to change default search engine of my browser (chrome). But it did not work. spotlight still use google.....
     
  4. dyn macrumors 68030

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    You need to change it in Safari, not in the default webbrowser.
     
  5. Yanfeng Li thread starter macrumors newbie

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    THX!
    It changes with changing safari default browser! but one more thing is safari only have bing, yahoo,and google as default engine. How could i add some more into safari?
    I tried to follow some ideas from internet and open
    Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/Safari with vi and bbedit. but all i got is @@@@@#€#!€#!€!"......
     

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