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Instructions for setting your home page

Your "home page" is the page that opens by default when you log into a computer and open a browser to access the Internet. You can set the default home page within the browser.

Below are instructions for each of the four most popular browsers.

 

 Chrome

 

Internet Explorer

• Open the Chrome browser.   • Open the Internet Explorer browser.
On a PC, click on the three-bar icon at the far right and select "Settings."

Chrome1
  • In the top menu under "Tools," select "Internet Options."

IE1


 

On a Mac, in the top menu under "Chrome," select "Preferences."

Chrome1a


• Under "On Startup" click the button labeled "Open a specific page or set of pages." Then click on the "Set Pages" link to the right.

Chrome2

• In the box labeled "Enter URL..." type in https://home.cua.edu
Chrome3

• Click on "OK."

• You're finished!

(If you like to work with multiple tabs open, you can select additional pages that will open in separate tabs on startup. Just follow the instructions on the screen.)

 

• "Home page" is the top item under the "General" tab. In the box provided, type or paste in https://home.cua.edu

IE2


• Click "Apply" then click "OK."


• You're finished!

(If you like to work with multiple tabs open, you can type or paste in additional URLs that will open in separate tabs on startup. Just follow the instructions on the screen.)

     

Firefox

 

Safari

• Open the Firefox browser.

• In some displays, you will find the "Options" link by clicking on the "Firefox" button at the top left corner of the window as pictured below. In others, you will find the "Options" link under "Tools" in the menu bar. In either case, click on "Options" to open the window in which you can set your home page.

Firefox1


• Under the "General" tab in the box labeled "When Firefox starts," select "Show my home page."

• In the box labeled "Home Page," type or paste in https://home.cua.edu

Firefox2

• Click "OK."

• You're finished!

 

 

 • Open the Safari browser.

• In the top menu under "Safari" select "Preferences."

Safari 1

 

• Under the "General" tab in the box labeled "New windows open with," select "Homepage."

• In the box labeled"Homepage," type or paste in https://home.cua.edu

safari 2