Microsoft not allowing new Lumia users to set Google as default search engine

For some of the new Lumia Phones, Microsoft has disabled the option of changing the default search engine to Google. On the majority of Lumia Windows Phones, there are two search engine options “Bing” and “Google” in the advanced settings of the Internet Explorer .

This option is now not found in the newly released handsets – the Lumia 630 and the Lumia 930. These are two Windows Phone devices that Microsoft released after its acquisition of Nokia. The search button on every Windows Phone always leads to Bing search by default. This is an option that no Windows Phone user can change. But older users of Lumia Windows Phones are provided with the flexibility of changing the default search engine to “Google” in the Internet Explorer of the Phone.

But now, the whole option of setting the default search engine to “Google” is missing for the new Lumia 630 and Lumia 930 devices. However, this option still exists for  some users of Lumia 630 and Lumia 930 in the European region and also to all the older users of Lumia series, even for those who updated their phones to Windows Phone 8.1.

Will this move of Microsoft make more people inclined towards Bing? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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