How to Change Your Homepage in Safari 11.0.3 on a Mac

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.

open safari on a mac

Step 2: Click the Safari tab at the top of your screen, then choose the Preferences option.

open safari preferences menu



Step 3: Click the General button at the top of the window.

general safari settings



Step 4: Click inside the Homepage field, delete the current URL, then enter the page that you would like to use for your Homepage.

how to change the homepage in safari on a mac



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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