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Direct search does not use default search engine

  • I noticed that the direct search (CTRL+space) does use Google for searching while I set DuckDuckGo as my default search engine in the settings. Can somebody explain how to set DuckDuckGo as the default search engine for the direct search.

    Thanks in advance.

  • @operausert If you mean Instant Search, it uses the same engine of the start page search and it can't be changed.
    You can, however, use a keyword to trigger a search with a different search engine.

  • @leocg Thank you for your answer, I indeed meant Instant Search. Maybe a suggestion for the future to change the default search engine for the entire browser.