New Google Tab

New Google Tab

Get Google back as your new tab page.

What is New Google Tab?

'New Google Tab' is a handy Edge add-on designed to bring back Google as your default new tab page. Upon installation, it auto-configures your browser to open Google's search home whenever a new tab is activated. It not only simplifies the browsing experience but also enables quick access to Google's popular features like search, image search, news, and a lot more.

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By: fridlev
Rating: 4.60 (108)
Version: 1.1 (Last updated: 2020-01-28)
Creation date: 2020-01-28
Manifest version: 2
Overrides new tab: Yes
  • storage
Size: 84.03K
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

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Not available on Chrome
Not available on Firefox

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User reviews
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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
Most mentioned
  • 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
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Risk impact

New Google Tab is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

New Google Tab has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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