Whether you’re new to Mac or it’s been a while since you’ve adjusted the toolbar in Safari, follow along below for how to customize yours.

Having your Safari toolbar dialed in to best suit your needs makes for a more efficient and pleasant browsing experience. We’ll also look at how to reset the toolbar to the default setting if you’d like to start fresh.

The toolbar doesn’t take more than a minute or two to curate, so let’s get to it 😄.

Mac: How to customize your Safari toolbar

  1. Open Safari
  2. Click View at the top of your screen in the menu bar
  3. Select Customize Toolbar…
  4. Drag and drop items into your toolbar as you’d like

To remove items, you can drag them out of the toolbar and let go.

You can also return your toolbar to the Safari default by dragging that option from the bottom the toolbar customization window as shown below.

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