mail.com Search for Browsers

You can use the mail.com Search in your browser by adding it as a search engine, setting it as your default search engine or as a start page.

What's a Browser and how do I find out which one I'm using?

A browser is usually free software which allows you to search for specific websites and view them on your computer. A browser also can display content like texts, photos, videos or links inside a website.

The basic configuration of a browser consists of:
  • An adressaddress bar for entering URLs or search requests.
  • Buttons for navigating forwards and backwards, reloading and cancelling a loading process.
  • A button for returning to the start screen.
  • Functions for adding bookmarks.

Additional functions vary from browser to browser or can be added later.

Additionally, browsers like Firefox and Safari allow you to organize your bookmarks, save your passwords and browse in private mode.

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If you are missing functions like the ability to take screenshots of certain content inside the browser, you can make use of web extensions and plug-ins to add more features to your browser.

How can I find out which browser I am using?

The fastest way to find out which browser you are using is by comparing the icon:

  • Microsoft Edge – blue, dynamic e
  • Safari – compass
  • Mozilla Firefox – fox wrapped around a globe
  • Google Chrome - colorful circle
  • Opera - red O
mail.com Search for Mozilla Firefox

You can add the mail.com Search to your browser as a search engine, set it as the standard search engine or as your start page.

Adding mail.com Search as Additional Search Engine

If you want to use the mail.com Search as the default search engine in your browser, first you have to add it first as an additional search engine in Mozilla Firefox. Follow these steps:

  1. Click on the menu icon in the top right corner of your browser window.
  2. Click on Options.
  3. Click on Search.
  4. Scroll down to the list of One-Click Search Engines.
  5. Click on Find more search engines.

    Find more search engines

  6. Search for "mail.com Search" and click on the matching search result.
  7. Click on Add to Firefox.
    A confirmation window pops up.
  8. In the confirmation pop-up click on Add.
  9. You will be asked if you wish to set mail.com Search as the default search engine. Click on Yes.
mail.com Search is added as an additional search engine in Mozilla Firefox.
Setting mail.com Search as the default search engine

You can set mail.com Search as your default search engine. This means it will be used for all searches. Follow these steps:

  1. Click on the menu icon in the top right corner of your browser window.
  2. Click on Options.
  3. Click on Search.
  4. Under Default Search Engine, click on the list icon.
    A drop-down list with all available search engines opens.
  5. Choose mail.com Search by clicking on the corresponding item.
mail.com Search is set as the default search engine.
Setting mail.com Search as your start page

You can set mail.com Search as your start page in Mozilla Firefox. This means that mail.com Search opens every time you start a new session in your browser. Follow these steps:

  1. Open mail.com Search in a new browser tab.
  2. Click and hold the lock icon to the left of the address bar at the top of the browser window.
  3. Drag the lock icon on top of the home icon in the top left corner of your browser window.
    A confirmation window opens.
  4. Click on Yes.
mail.com Search is set as the new start page in Mozilla Firefox.
mail.com Search for Google Chrome

You can add the mail.com Search to your browser as a search engine, set it as the standard search engine or as your start page.

Adding mail.com Search as an additional search engine

If you want to use mail.com Search as the default search engine in your browser, first you have to add it as an additional search engine in Google Chrome. Perform the following steps:

  1. Click on the ⋮ icon in the top right corner of your browser window.
  2. Click on Settings.
  3. Scroll down to or click on Search Engine in the left menu and then click on Manage search engines.
  4. Under Other search engines click on Add.
  5. 5. Add mail.com Search by entering the following information into the fields:

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  6. Click on Add.
mail.com Search is added to Google Chrome as an additional search engine.
Setting mail.com Search as the default search engine

You can set mail.com Search as your default search engine. This means it will be used for all searches. Follow these steps:

  1. Click on the ⋮ icon in the top right corner of your browser window.
  2. Click on Settings.
  3. Scroll down to or click on Search Engine in the left menu and then click on Manage search engines.
  4. 4. Under Other search engines, click on the ⋮ icon next to mail.com Search.
  5. Click on Make default.
mail.com Search is set as the default search engine.
Setting mail.com Search as your start page

You can set mail.com Search as your start page in Google Chrome. This means that mail.com Search opens every time you start a new session in your browser. Follow these steps:

  1. Click on the ⋮ icon in the upper right corner of your browser window.
  2. Click on Settings.
  3. Scroll down to or click on Startup in the left menu and then click on Open a specific page or set of pages.
  4. Click on Add new page.
    An input-window opens.
  5. Enter the URL https://search.gmx.com/https://search.mail.com/ for mail.com Search.
mail.com Search is set as your start page in Google Chrome.
mail.com Search for Microsoft Edge

You can add the mail.com Search as search engine to your browser, set it as standard search engine or as a start page.

Setting mail.com Search as a start page

You can set mail.com Search as a start page in Microsoft Edge, which means mail.com Search opens every time you start a new session in your browser. Follow these steps:

  1. Click on the menu icon (…) in the top right corner of your browser window.
  2. Click on Settings.
  3. In the menu on the left side, click on start-up.
  4. Click on Open a specific page or pages and then on Add new page.
  5. Enter the URL for mail.com Search.
  6. Click on Add.
mail.com Search is set as the new start page in Microsoft Edge.
Adding mail.com Search to your bookmarks
Adding new bookmarks

To add a new bookmark, follow these steps:

  1. Open the website you wish to add to your bookmarks and click on the star icon in the address bar.
    An overview of the available web searches opens.
  2. The star icon changes its color to blue if the website has been added to bookmarks. Simultaneously, a window opens where you can enter a name for the bookmark, move it to another location and add a keyword.
Open bookmarks

To open your bookmarks, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the menu icon in the top right corner.
    • Mozilla Firefox: Click on Library, then Bookmarks
    • Google Chrome: Go to Bookmarks, then click on Bookmark manager
    • Microsoft Edge: Click on Favorites
  2. Click on your preferred bookmark.
Importing bookmarks

To import bookmarks, follow these steps:

  1. Open the browser on your computer.

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    If you don't know which browser you are using, follow the instructions under What's a Browser and how do I find out which one I'm using? to find out.

  2. Click on the menu-icon in the top right corner.
    • Mozilla Firefox: Click on Library, then on Bookmarks, then on Show all Bookmarks (alternatively you can press Ctrl+Shift+B) and then on Import and Backup
    • Google Chrome: Go to Bookmarks, then click on Import Bookmarks and Settings
    • Microsoft Edge: Click on Favorites, then click on the menu-icon (…) on top of the little window and then on Import favorites
  3. Choose, whether you wish to import from another browser or by using an html file.
  4. Make sure Favorites and bookmarks is checked under what to import.
  5. Click on Import.