How do I add Ixquick to Vivaldi as a default search engine?
Last modified on 19 September 2017 08:29 PM

Vivaldi now offers StartPage.com as one of the pre-installed default search engines. To add StartPage as a default search engine in the latest version of Vivaldi (version 1.11+) for Windows and Mac, perform the following steps. For older versions of Vivaldi, scroll down for an alternate set of steps.

  1. Navigate to https://startpage.com. If you are using Windows or Linux, go to the Settings menu. If you are using a Mac, go to the Preferences menu.

  2. Click Search in the left navigation bar.




  3. Hover over the StartPage entry on the right, and click the checkmark icon that is shown next to it. The checkmark will turn blue to confirm that StartPage is now set as your default search engine.




  4. You can now enter a search term directly into the search box on the right. Hit Enter to complete your search.



To add StartPage by Ixquick as a default search engine in older versions of Vivaldi for Windows and Mac, perform the following steps:

  1. If you are using Windows or Linux, go to the Settings menu. If you are using a Mac, go to the Preferences menu.

  2. Click the Navigation or Search section in the left column.




  3. Click the Add New Search Engine button, enter the following information into the boxes, and click the Add button when you're done:
    - URL: https://www.ixquick.com/do/dsearch?query=%s
    - Description: ixquick.com 
    - Nickname: (you can leave this box empty)
    - Check the Set as Default box (if desired).




  4. You can now enter your search term directly in the search box at the top right, and hit Enter to perform your StartPage by Ixquick search.

 

Note: to add Ixquick.info as your default search engine, please enter the following information in step 4:
- URL: https://www.ixquick.info/do/dsearch?query=%s
- Description: ixquick.info

Note: to add Ixquick.eu as your default search engine, please enter the following information in step 4:
- URL: https://www.ixquick.eu/do/dsearch?query=%s
- Description: ixquick.eu

Note: If you cannot find the above options in your Vivaldi browser, please make sure that your Vivaldi version is up to date.

Note: To learn how to make StartPage by Ixquik your homepage in Vivaldi, please visit this link.

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