How to add a search engine to the BlackBerry 10 Browser

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Did you know that you can add a search engine to the BlackBerry 10 Browser? Follow the steps below to add a new search engine such as Wikipedia, this blog, or a variety of other websites when using the BlackBerry 10 Browser.

When finished, you can choose the new search engine whenever you perform a search, or optionally set it as the default search engine!

  1. Open a website with a search engine you would like to add
  2. Perform a search using the website’s search field
  3. Tap the three dot icon in the bottom right corner followed by Add Search
  4. A dialog will appear with the search engine details, click Add


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Note; Depending on the search engine website, the Add Search option might not be available.

How to change the BlackBerry 10 Browser Search Engine

After adding a new search engine, you can set it as the default search engine using the following steps.

  1. Open the Browser and enter a search term
  2. Tap the search engine icon that appears in the top right corner and tap your desired search engine
  3. The Browser will use the new search engine going forward

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How to remove a BlackBerry 10 Browser Search Engine

Follow the steps below to remove a search engine from the BlackBerry 10 Browser.

  1. Open the Browser and enter a search term
  2. Tap the search engine icon that appears in the top right corner
  3. Tap and hold the search engine you would like to remove
  4. Tap the trashcan icon

How to reset your available Search Engines

  1. Open the Browser
  2. Tap the three dot icon in the bottom right corner followed by Settings
  3. Tap Display and Actions followed by tapping Reset Search Engines

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