If you don’t like your Google homepage having a background image like Bing search, there is a simple fix – change the http:// in your location bar to https://

Note that you must also use the www. subdomain for this to work!  A complete url should now look like this:


Currently changing this will bring back the classic white background you have grown to love, and it is more secure!  https creates a secure connection between your browser and Google so it is more difficult for others to snoop in on what you are searching for.