New Google Tab
Get Google back as your new tab page.
What is New Google Tab?
New Google Tab is a popular Edge add-on by fridlev. This add-on has 301,197 weekly active users and a good user rating of 4.60. The latest version, 1.1, was updated 3 years ago.
Rating: 4.60 (107)
Version: 1.1 (Last updated: 2020-01-28)
Creation date: 2020-01-28
Manifest version: 2
Overrides new tab: Yes
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Not available on Chrome
Not available on Firefox
Get Google back as your default New Tab page
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- Allows users to set Google as default new tab page in Edge
- Does not require permission to read or change user data on websites
- Easy to install
- Microsoft Edge often disables the extension
- Interrupts users' search queries by manually entering Google URL
- Does not offer additional features such as custom backgrounds or saved links
- Works as advertised
- Microsoft's click-bait approach to Edge
- Issues with Microsoft disabling the extension
- Interruption of search queries
- No additional features
- Secure and simple
- Grateful for the extension
- Lack of trust in Microsoft
- Required step to enable extension
- Mixed experiences with latest updates
New Google Tab requires very minimum permissions and is relatively safe to use.
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New Google Tab has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.