Maxthon 2 - Beginner's Guide

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Welcome to the beginners guide of Maxthon 2.x, this guide will give you some basic information about Maxthon's main features and its usage for the first time.

To begin, please choose a subject:

How to Download and Install Maxthon 2.x

Maxthon 2 is currently not available for download anymore. The old forum is in the process of being made read-only, where it will be, then, made downloadable, yet again.

How to uninstall Maxthon 2.x

  • You can find an "Uninstall Maxthon" icon in the Program Group of Maxthon. Click it and follow the instructions to uninstall Maxthon Browser.
  • You can also uninstall Maxthon Browser via "Start -> Control Panel -> Add or Remove Programs". Click the "Maxthon Browser" entry and click the "Remove" button, then follow the instructions to uninstall Maxthon Browser.


How to set Maxthon 2 as the default browser

In Tools -> Maxthon Setup Center, select Start Up in the upper left and then next to Check if Maxthon is Default Browser at startup you'll see the option Set as Default Browser.


Running Maxthon for the first time

First steps using tabs

Features at your finger tips (gestures + drag and drop)

Managing your favorites

Be up to date with feeds

Blocking with the ad hunter

Customizing the web(filterpacks)

The automated way (Magic fill)

Powerful proxy