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[–] [email protected] 31 points 1 month ago (8 children)

Custom search engines are limited to PC browsers only. Unfortunately, the mobile versions of these browsers will not let you set up a custom search, so you're stuck tapping on the Web view in all your mobile search queries.

someone hasn't heard of Firefox on Android.

[–] [email protected] 4 points 1 month ago (2 children)

At least in the EU, you xan easily change search engines on chrome on android.

[–] [email protected] 4 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago) (1 children)

can you set a custom URL, which is required to do what the article is talking about, or do you just pick from the predefined list of search engines?

edit: just checked and nope, you can only pick from Google, Yahoo, Bing, DuckDuckGo and Ecosia.

[–] Wappen 0 points 1 month ago

You have to visit a different search engine. And while the tab is open it appears in the list of selectable search engines. At least that is how I set up searxng as my default se.

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