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Q&A Community – A Message to Our Users

As you may have heard, Ask.com will no longer offer the Q&A Community feature or mobile app as of July 1, 2015. There’s no action required of you at this time, but if you have questions, please visit our detailed FAQ for more information on this change.

We hope you will continue to come to Ask.com when curiosity piques and you’re looking for an answer, and follow us along our journey of building out Ask as a premier publisher of the best Q&A content out there!

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Mobile App – A Message to Our Users

As you may have heard, Ask.com will no longer offer the Q&A Community feature or mobile app as of July 1, 2015. There’s no action required of you at this time, but if you have questions, please visit our detailed FAQ for more information on this change.

We hope you will continue to come to Ask.com when curiosity piques and you’re looking for an answer, and follow us along our journey of building out Ask as a premier publisher of the best Q&A content out there!

Take me back to the Q&A Community

Ask Toolbar Help

Need help figuring out how to best use - or remove - our browser toolbar? Have no fear, help is just a click away.

Why is Ask.com my new browser home page?

When you were offered and accepted the opportunity to install the Ask Toolbar, another option available to you was to also set Ask.com as your browser default homepage or default new tab. If you wish to no longer have Ask.com set as your homepage or default new tab, it can be changed within your browser settings. For instructions on changing your browser settings, please refer to the articles below.

Windows XP/Vista/7/8

Ask.com is my default home page or search engine in Firefox. How do I change it?

Ask.com is my default home page or search engine in Google Chrome. How do I change it?

Ask.com is my default home page or search engine in Internet Explorer. How do I change it?

 

Macintosh OS X

How do I change my default homepage and default search provider in Firefox for Mac OS X?

How do I change my default homepage and default search provider in Google Chrome for Mac OS X?

How do I change my default homepage in Safari for Mac OS X?

 
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  • Date Created: 04/09/2014
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