How to Change Safari Background on a Mac – A Guide to Customization

Did you know that you can personalize your browsing experience even further by changing the background of your Safari homepage? In this article we’ll walk you through the steps to change the Safari background on your Mac.

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How to Change Your Safari Background on Mac

To change your Safari Background on a Mac follow these straightforward steps:.:

  1. Launch Safari: Begin by opening Safari on your Mac.
  2. Select Start Page Settings icon: The icon is located in the lower right corner of Start Page.  
  3. Choose a Background: Click the plus icon to open up the file selection window and navigate to the background image on your Mac that  you want to use with Safari. 
  4. Click the Choose button: Clicking this button will make your background the image you select for each new tab or Safari window that opens to a Start Page. 

Why Customize Your Safari Background?

Personalizing your browser background can make your web browsing experience more enjoyable and aesthetically pleasing. Whether you want to set a favorite photo, a scenic landscape, or a motivational quote as your homepage background, Safari allows you to do just that. It’s a great way to add a touch of your personality to your browsing environment.

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You can experiment with different images to find the one that suits your style and taste the best.

To revert to the default background settings, follow the same steps but instead of clicking a plus to select a new image, click the “x” over the active image to remove it.

Finally, you can also change your Safari background by opening a Safari Start Page or new tab and right clicking on your mouse and selecting “Choose Background”.  To undo the selection this way, you can right click and click “Clear Background” to remove the image.