How To Customize Your Safari Favorites

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Welcome to the world of Safari Favorites! If you’re looking for a way to make your browsing experience more organized and efficient, you’ll be glad to know that Safari Favorites is a quick and easy way to store the websites you visit most often. But did you know that you can also customize your Safari Favorites icons? That means that instead of seeing the default icon on your bookmarks, you can give each website its own personalized symbol.

In this post, we’ll walk you through how to customize your Safari Favorites icons so that your favorite websites stand out from the rest. Let’s get started!

1. Open up Safari on your Mac and choose View > Customize Toolbar. This will open up a menu whre you can add, remove, or rearrange the items in your toolbar.

2. Once in the toolbar customization menu, click on “Show Icons and Text” at the bottom of the window. This will allow you to see all of the icons associated with your bookmarks as well as their titles.

3. Now it’s time to change those icons! To do so, right-click on an individual bookmark icon and select “Change Icon…” from the drop-down menu. You will then be prompted to choose a new image for that bookmark from either a selection of existing icons or by choosing an image file from your computer or a website listed under “More Images…”

4. Once finished customizing all of your bookmark icons, click “Done” at the bottom of the window to save all changes.

5. Congratulations! You now have unique icons for each one of your favorite websites stored in Safari Favorites on Mac OS X!

On iPhone and iPad, managing Safari favorites is just as simple: open up Safari and tap on Bookmarks > Favorites > Edit > (pencil icon). From there, you can delete or rearrange favorites by pressing and holding down three lines next to each entity before dragging them into place for desired order. Additionally, if desired, tapping on an individual site allows users to change its display name or move it into a different folder entirely!

We hope this post has helped clarify how easy it is to customize Safari favorites icons – making sure that all of your favorite websites stand out from among the rest!

Changing Icons of Favorites on Safari

No, you cannot currently change the icons of favorites on Safari. The icons associated with each favorite are determined by the website they link to. If the website has configured its favicons for Safari, then it will display a specific icon for that bookmark. Otherwise, it will display a generic icon. Unfortunately, there is no way to manually change the icons of favorites in Safari at this time.

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Customizing Safari Icons

In order to customize Safari icons, you need to do the following:
1. Open the Safari app on your Mac.
2. Select View > Customize Toolbar from the menu bar.
3. You will now see a list of available toolbar items that you can add or remove by dragging them into or out of the toolbar.
4. You can also rearrange items in the toolbar by dragging them around as desired.
5. Once you have finished customizing your Safari icons, click “Done” to save your changes.

Customizing Favorites in Safari

To customize your Favorites in Safari on iPhone and iPad, open Safari and tap the Bookmarks button. Go to the Favorites folder and tap the Edit button. From there, you can delete or rearrange individual Favorites by tapping on them, as well as change their display name or move them to a diferent folder. To delete a Favorite, tap the red minus sign to its left; to rearrange them, hold and drag each one to its new position in the list. To edit a specific site’s info, tap it and you can change its display name or move it to a different folder. When you’re all done customizing your Favorites list, just tap Done to save your changes.

Rearranging Favorite Icons

To rearrange your favorite icons, tap the edit icon (pencil) at the top of the sidebar. Then, press and hold the three lines to the rght of the entity you want to reorder, and drag it up or down in the list to place it in your desired order. When you’re done rearranging your favorites, tap the ‘Done’ button at the bottom of the sidebar to save your changes.

Changing Bookmark Icons on an iPhone

Yes, you can change bookmark icons on your iPhone. To do so, open the Shortcuts app and tap on the shortcut you want to modify. Tap the icon next to the shortcut name, then you can select a new color swatch or icon to replace it.

Removing Icons from Safari Favorites

To remove icons from Safari Favorites, open the Safari app on your Mac. Click the Sidebar button in the toolbar, then click Bookmarks. Control-click the icon you want to delete and choose Delete. The icon will be removed from your Favorites list.

Changing Safari Shortcut Icons on iPhone

To change the Safari shortcut icon on your iPhone, open the Shortcuts app and tap on the shortcut you want to modify. Tap the icon next to the shortcut name, then tap an icon from the selection of glyphs (icons) available. You can also choose a colour swatch for the shortcut by tapping a colour swatch. Once you’ve made your changes, tap Done in the top right corner of your screen to save them.

Showing Favorites Icons in Safari

In order to show your favorites icons in Safari, you will need to first open the Safari app on your Mac. Once the app is open, click on the View menu at the top of the screen and select “Show Favorites Bar”. This will alow you to view all of your favorite websites and icons in a bar at the top of the Safari window. You can also access your favorites from the Smart Search field by clicking in it and then selecting an icon from the start page view.


In conclusion, Safari Favorites is a convenient way to quickly access your favorite websites and bookmarks. You can customize the toolbar on your Mac to add, remove, or rearrange items. On iPhone and iPad, you can delete or rearrange Favorites in the Favorites folder by tapping the Edit button. Additionally, you can edit a specific site by tapping it and changing its display name or moving it to a different folder. Unfortunately, you cannot crrently change the appearance of the icons for Safari Favorites or Bookmarks.

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James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.