When you open the Safari browser on your MacBook, there’s a strong chance that it is opening to either a Favorites page or a page on the Apple website. You may get accustomed to this behavior and not think much of it, but it is something that you can adjust.
Our tutorial below will show you how to change the homepage in Safari on your MacBook so that it opens to a specific page of your choosing whenever you open the browser.
How to Switch Your Safari Homepage on a Mac
The steps in this article were performed on a MacBook Air using the macOS High Sierra operating syste. I am using Safari version 11.0.3. Once you complete the steps in this guide you will have changed the homepage that Safari opens to when you launch the browser.
Step 1: Open the Safari browser.
Step 2: Click the Safari tab at the top of your screen, then choose the Preferences option.
Step 3: Click the General button at the top of the window.
Step 4: Click inside the Homepage field, delete the current URL, then enter the page that you would like to use for your Homepage.
If you would like to have Safari open with your Homepage instead of a Favorites page, click the New windows open with dropdown menu, then click the Homepage option.
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Matthew Burleigh has been writing tech tutorials since 2008. His writing has appeared on dozens of different websites and been read over 50 million times.
After receiving his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science he spent several years working in IT management for small businesses. However, he now works full time writing content online and creating websites.
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