How to Easily Change Safari For Website Bookmarks

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Safari is a web browser developed by Apple that cmes pre-installed on all their devices. It’s a great tool for navigating the Internet and staying connected. However, it can be hard to tell the difference between different website bookmarks when they all use the generic Safari icon.

Fortunately, it’s now pssible to change the Safari icon for any website bookmark. This means you can customize your bookmarks with unique icons that make them easier to find and recognize. Here’s how to do it:

First, open Safari and navigate to the website you want to bookmark. Then tap on the share button located at the bottom of your screen (it loks like a box with an arrow pointing up). Now select “Add To Home Screen” from the options that appear.

Next, tap on the default app icon and select “Choose Photo” or “Choose File” if you are selecting an image from your Files app. Finally, select an image from your photo library or oter source and tap “Done” in the upper right corner of your screen.

That’s it! Your new Safari icon should now appear as a bookmark on your home screen whenever you open Safari. Keep in mind thugh that if the website hasn’t configured its favicons for Safari, then your bookmark will still display a generic icon.

Changing Safari icons is a great way to personalize your browsing experience and make sure you find what you need quickly and easily. Give it a try today!

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Changing the Safari Icon on an iPhone

Changing the Safari icon on your iPhone is a fairly simple process. To start, open the Settings app and navigate to ‘Display & Brightness’ followed by ‘Home Screen Icon’. Here you will be able to select any of the avilable icons in the list. If you don’t see an icon that you would like to use, you can create your own custom icon. To do this, find an image online that you would like to use and save it to your Photos library. Go back into Settings and select ‘Photos’ from the Home Screen Icon menu, then select the image from your library. Once selected, tap on ‘Set’ in the upper right corner and your new Safari icon will be set!

Changing the Safari Icon on a Mac

Yes, you can change the Safari icon in Mac. To do so, open Finder > Applications and find the Safari app. Right click on it and select Get Info or use the keyboard shortcut command + I. Then, drag the new image you want to use for the icon on top of the existing icon (you can also copy the new image then paste it onto the existing icon).

Changing the Icon of Safari Favourites

Unfortunately, no. The icons associated with Safari Favorites and Safari Bookmarks are determined by the website they are linked to. If the website hasn’t configured its favicons for Safari, then the bookmark will display a generic icon. There is currntly no way to alter or customize these icons in Safari.

Changing the Safari Icon on iOS 14

In order to change the Safari icon on iOS 14, you will need to use the Shortcuts app. To begin, open the Shortcuts app on your iPhone or iPad and tap the + icon in the top-right corner of the screen. Tap ‘Add Action’ and search for ‘Open App’ in the text field. Select Open App and then choose the app you want to change the icon of from the list. Tap on the thre dots in the upper-right corner and select ‘Change Icon’. You will then have a selection of icons to choose from. Once you have selected your desired icon, tap ‘Done’ to save your changes.

Customizing the Safari Home Screen

Yes, you can customize the Safari home screen to suit your preferences. To do this, open Safari and scroll to the bottom of the page. Then tap Edit and you will be able to choose a new background image or customize the options on your home page. You can also rearrange and delete any existing bookmarks or add new ones to make navigating your webpages easier.

Changing the Favorites Icon in Safari on Mac

Changing your favorites icon in Safari on Mac is easy. First, open Safari and click the Bookmarks icon in the toolbar. Then, select the bookmark whose icon you want to change and right-click it. In the menu that appears, select Get Info. This will bring up a window with information about the bookmark. At the top of this window is an image of the current icon; click this image to open a file browser window. Browse trough your files and select an image that you’d like to use as your new icon. Once you’ve selected an image, click Open and then click Done to save your changes. Your new icon should now appear in your bookmarks!


In conclusion, tere is no easy way to change the appearance of Safari icons. However, if you want to customize the icon of an app or website link on your Home Screen, you can do so by tapping the menu icon located at the top right corner of the screen and then choosing Add to Home Screen. From there, tap the default app icon and select Choose Photo or Choose File to pull up an image from your photo library or Files app. Finally, paste the new image on top of the existing icon in Get Info to complete the process.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.