How to set Ecosia as your default search engine

Certain browsers like Safari and Brave offer Ecosia as a default search engine. This means you do not have to download the Ecosia extension. Instead you can go into your browser’s settings and simply change the search engine to Ecosia. 

Set Ecosia as your default search engine in Safari

1. Open Safari and go to Preferences on the top left of your screen

2. Next, click on Search and select Ecosia in the dropdown menu.

3. Ecosia is now your default search engine in Safari!

If you are a Mac user you can also check out this helpful guide on our blog.

Set Ecosia as your default search engine in Brave

  1. Open Brave and go to Preferences on the top left of your screen.
  2. Next, click on Search and select Ecosia in the dropdown menu.
  3. Ecosia is now your default search engine in Brave!

Set Ecosia as your default search engine in Vivaldi

  1. Open Vivaldi and go to Preferences on the top left of your screen.
  2. Next, click on Search and select Ecosia in the dropdown menu.
  3. Ecosia is now your default search engine in Vivaldi!

If your browser isn’t listed here, first visit the Chrome store and see if you can download the Ecosia extension. The Ecosia extension works on all Chromium-based browsers. You can also set ecosia.org as your homepage.

If Ecosia is not a search option in your browser yet, you can reach out to your browser’s developers and tell them to include Ecosia to help us plant more trees!

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