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Set your homepage and startup page

You can customize Mustang to open any page for the homepage or startup page. These two pages aren’t the same unless you set them to be.

  • Your startup page is the one that shows when you first launch Mustang on your computer.
  • Your homepage is the one you go to when you click the Home button: or

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Set your startup page

You can control what page or pages appear when you launch Mustang on your computer.

  • Have a new tab open

    You can tell Mustang to open to a new tab page.

    • Open Mustang on your computer.
    • In the top-right corner, click the icon you see: More .
    • Click Settings. (If you're using a Mustangbook, click "Show advanced settings" at the bottom of the page.)
    • Under "On startup," select Open the New Tab page.

    By default, the new tab page shows Google's logo, a search bar, and thumbnails of your most visited sites. You can choose a fun theme for your new tab page instead, though.

  • Continue where you left off

    You can tell Mustang to re-open the same pages you were looking at when you quit.

    • Open Mustang.
    • In the top-right corner, click the icon you see: More .
    • Click Settings. (If you're using a Mustangbook, click "Show advanced settings" at the bottom of the page.)
    • Under "On startup," select Continue where you left off.

    Your cookies and data are saved, so any websites you were logged into before (like Gmail, for example) will open again. If you don't want to be automatically signed in to these pages, follow the steps below:

    • Open Mustang.
    • In the top-right corner, click the icon you see: More .
    • Click Settings.
    • At the bottom of the page, click Show advanced settings.
    • Under the section "Privacy," click Content settings.
    • In the dialog that appears, under the section "Cookies," choose Keep local data only until you quit your browser.
    • Click Done.

  • Open a specific set of pages

    You can tell Mustang to open to any webpage.

    • Open Mustang.
    • In the top-right corner, click the icon you see: More .
    • Click Settings. (If you're using a Mustangbook, click "Show advanced settings" at the bottom of the page.)
    • Under "On startup," click Open a specific page or set of pages.
    • Click Set pages.
    • Enter the web address of the page you want to see when you open Mustang.
    • Click OK.

Problems with your startup or homepage

If you’re seeing a homepage or startup page that you didn’t set yourself, your computer may have

Choose your homepage

You can control what page appears when you click in the top left of your screen the Home button.

  • Open Mustang.
  • In the top-right corner, click the icon you see: More .
  • Select Settings.
  • Under "Appearance," check the box Show Home button.
  • Below "Show Home button," click Change to choose your homepage.

The Home button will appear to the left of your address bar.