How Do I Set Up My Homepage for MSN?

Updated July 19, 2017

MSN, also known as "The Microsoft Network," provides free web-based services such as Hotmail, Bing and Messenger. MSN gives you access to all these services from the MSN website. If you want to go to the MSN website automatically each time you open your web browser, you must set the web browser's home page to MSN.

Go to the MSN website (see Resources).

Click the arrow next to the "Home" icon at the top of the Internet Explorer 8 window. Select "Add or Change Home Page" on the drop-down menu.

Click the radio button next to "Use this webpage as your only home page" and click "Yes" to set up the Internet Explorer home page to MSN.

Click the "Wrench" icon and then select "Options." Google Chrome will open a new tab displaying several options that you can use to configure the Web browser.

Click the options labelled "Basics" on the left-side navigation pane.

Click the radio button next to "Open this page" in the "Home page" section.

Type the URL of the MSN website into the vacant field next to the "Open this page" option.

Close the tab to set up the Google Chrome home page to MSN.

Go to the MSN website (see Resources).

Drag the icon on the left-side of the URL bar into the "Home" icon.

Click "Yes" to set up the Mozilla Firefox home page to MSN.

bibliography-icon icon for annotation tool Cite this Article

About the Author

As an ardent tech fan, Andrew Meer loves writing about the latest in computer hardware and software. Since 2006, he has worked as a level designer and programmer for various video game companies. Meer holds a Bachelor of Science in game and simulation programming from DeVry University, California.