How do I set my homepage in Safari?
The Safari browser, Apple’s alternative to other browsers like Google Chrome, is one of the most popular browsing applications in existence. Like many other users of this app, you too have probably wondered, how one’s using experience might be enhanced through convenient means. Many consider the ability to make a website of your choosing your browser’s homepage, which is what this quick guide seeks to let you do exactly that.
Step-by-step instructions on how to set any website as your starting page in Safari
- Open your Safari browser as usual and look for the “Settings” icon, the one that looks like a gear, in the upper right hand corner of your regular starting tab.
- Secondly, after a draw-down menu has opened up after clicking the aforementioned icon, you’ll need to look for the “Preferences…” button, after you’ve found it, click it.
- After this step, a new menu should open up, make sure the “General” tab is selected.
- Now find the “Hompage” section and open a new tab by the “+” icon to the right of your first tab in the uppermost region of your browser’s window.
- Now please visit the website you’d like to set as your hompage and copy its URL by either clicking the address bar, which will lead to it being marked in blue, and press “Ctrl” + “c”.
- Afterwards, change back to the “Homepage” section of your first tab and click the text box that should be nearby. Clear it by holding “Backspace” and now press “Ctrl” + “v” to insert the URL you copied earlier.
- This can alternatively be done by rightclicking the URL after marking it, clicking “Copy” in the pop-up menu and afterwards rightclicking the text box and choosing “Insert”.
- To finish this process, simply press “Set to Current Page” directly below the box and confirm the change if asked to do so.
- Now you’ll just have to close the “General” tab and choose “Change Homepage” when asked to. And that’s it already, you have successfully changed your Safari Homepage!
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