Safari Browser Home Page Setup Guide
After years of Windows and Internet Explorer, you switched to a Mac, where you started surfing online using Safari, the “standard” browser installed on macOS. It’s a very fast and easy-to-use program, but since you’re new to the Apple world, there are still some features that aren’t 100% clear to you. For example, you still do not know how to set up your Safari homepage so that you will no longer see the bookmarks page when you start your browser but go directly to Google or another interesting site.
Well, you get lost in a glass of water, believe me! Safari, like all other popular browsers, allows you to customize your homepage in a very simple way. All you have to do is access the program settings, check the box to use a custom homepage, and enter the address of the site you want to use as your homepage.
Courage, take a few seconds of free time and find out now how to customize your Safari homepage with the information I will give you. It’s really very simple. I bet at the end of the lesson you will be wondering how you managed not to arrive alone!
SET UP YOUR SAFARI HOMEPAGE ON MAC
If you want to learn how to set up the homepage of Safari on Mac first step that should follow is to go to your browser by choosing the item preferences menu safari located in the upper left or by pressing a combination of keys cmd + , on a computer keyboard.
In the window that opens, select the General tab , set the Homepage option in the pop-up menu to Open new windows with, and enter the website address you want to use as a Safari homepage in this Homepage box . Changes take effect immediately.
If, in addition to the browser homepage, you also want to change the page of the new tab (the one that opens every time you open a new tab in Safari), set the Homepage option in the drop-down menu Open New Panels with , Sorry Set two different homepage and new tab page addresses.
If you want to configure the page that is currently displayed in Safari as the browser homepage, repeat the above procedure and click the Use the current page button instead of entering the site address in the Homepage field . Also note that the Safari drop-down menu opens with, you can automatically restore Safari to all windows in the last session every time it opens (to always resume online browsing from where it left off).
If in doubt, you can go back to the steps and see the list of favorites as your homepage and the new Safari tabs page simply by returning to the Safari menu > Preferences> General and setting the favorite option in the drop-down menus Open new windows with y Open new panels with , Easy right?
REMOVE THE MALWARE THAT CHANGES THE SAFARI HOMEPAGE
The risk of Mac malware is quite low; diminished but nonexistent. In fact, if you download programs from unreliable sites and / or install illegal software, you can easily find what’s called a browser hijacker : malware that installs itself as browser extensions and changes the behavior of the browser.
If, after installing a program on your Mac, you notice that the Safari homepage has changed, searches are no longer done by Google and / or ads appear where they did not appear before, you may have been the victim of malicious software. To resolve the issue and restore Safari’s homepage (along with other browser settings), use Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for Mac: Free Antivirus software that can immediately remove all known macOS malware.
To download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware on your Mac, connect to the official program website and click the download button located at the center of the page. Then open the dmg package containing the software, drag its icon into the macOS application folder and launch it.
In the window that opens, click the buttons. open y accept , Enter the password for your macOS user account (the one you use to access the system) and hit present Use Malwarebytes
Then click the tomography button , wait a few minutes for the program to perform a full scan of the system and confirm the removal of any suspicious items that will be detected. You may need to restart your Mac to complete the removal of malware.
SET UP YOUR SAFARI HOMEPAGE ON IOS
If you set the homepage of Safari is not a computer, and in protectors o iPhone , know that unfortunately this option is not available. The Safari mobile version doesn’t actually have a homepage. However, you can use a “trick” that allows you to create a custom browser link on the iOS home screen that applies to a specific website.
All you need to do to create a sitelink is to launch Safari, connect to the website in question, and click the arrow icon located in the lower center. Then select the article Add Home From the menu that appears, give a name to the link and go.
The Safari personalized connection will be automatically saved to the iOS home screen, so you can move and manage it freely, as if it were the icon of each app (hold your finger for a few seconds).
If some of the steps are not clear to you and / or you need more information about the whole procedure, you can consult my guide on how to set up a Safari iPhone homepage, which I illustrated with some techniques to compensate for the lack of this feature in the mobile version of the Apple browser.