How To: Search the Android Market From the Chrome Omnibox
By far one of the coolest features in Google Chrome is the ability to create custom search queries within the “Omnibox”. By default, Chrome comes packed with several custom searches including Wikipedia, YouTube and even competing search engines like Yahoo! and Bing. Strangely enough, the Android Market isn’t pre-configured, but it’s relatively easy to set up. Join me after the break and I’ll show you just how easy it is.
Alright, so you want to add the Android Market custom search to the Chrome omnibox. Here’s a detailed breakdown on just how to do that.
- First, you’re going to want to click on the Chrome wrench and go to Preferences.
- Next, you’re going to want to find the Search section under Basics. You’re then going to want to select Manage Search Engines
Pretty simple, eh?