How to Change a Homepage on Mac Using Safari

When you open the Web browser on your computer, the page that loads automatically is called your homepage. Most browsers come with a default homepage. In the case of the Apple browser Safari, the main Apple page is set as the default page. Changing the homepage to one you use on a daily basis can help streamline your Internet use. You can set your homepage easily by changing the preferences in your version of Safari.

Click on the Safari icon on your computer's Dock at the bottom of the screen to open the browser.

Navigate to the page you want to set as your homepage by entering the URL into the address bar and pressing "Enter." If you do not know the URL of your preferred page, use a search engine to locate it.

Click the "Safari" menu and select "Preferences."

Click the "Set to Current Page" button.

Click the red circle at the top of the Preferences window to close it.

Tips & Warnings

You can also enter the URL of your preferred page directly into the Preferences dialog box in the field labeled "Home Page."
Pressing "Command" and "," simultaneously acts as a shortcut to take you directly to the Preferences window.