Install the Ecosia browser extension

Making Ecosia your default search engine is easy, but how you do this depends on the type of browser and device you have. For some browsers we recommend downloading the Ecosia browser extension. 

This guide explains how to download the Ecosia extension and is meant for people using Chrome, Firefox or Chromium-based browsers like Edge or Brave. If you use Safari or another browser, please refer to this guide instead. 

Download the Ecosia extension for Chrome
  1. Go to the Chrome Extension store and select “add extension”.
  2. Confirm that you want to “add Ecosia to Chrome”.
  3. Open a new tab in your Chrome browser and accept changes.
  4. Ecosia is now your default search engine in Chrome!

For more information on installing extensions in Chrome, you can follow this link

Download the Ecosia extension for Firefox
  1. Go to the Firefox add-ons store and select “Download to Firefox”.
  2. Confirm that you want to “download Ecosia”.
  3. Open a new tab in your Firefox browser and accept changes.
  4. Ecosia is now your default search engine in Firefox!
Download the Ecosia extension for Edge Chromium
  1. Go to the Microsoft Edge add-ons store and select “Get”.
  2. Confirm that you want to “download Ecosia”.
  3. Open a new tab in your Edge browser and accept changes.
  4. Ecosia is now your default search engine in Edge!

Can’t see your browser listed here? The Ecosia extension is compatible with all Chromium browsers. Visit the Chrome store to see if you can download the Ecosia extension to your browser. Otherwise please see our guide on how to set Ecosia as your default search engine from your browser’s settings. 

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