How To Change Safari Background On Mac

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Are you looking to spruce up your Safari browsing experience? Adding a custom background to your Safari browser can be a great way to show off your personality and make your browser feel unique. In this blog post, we’ll go over how to change the background in Safari on Mac.

The first step is to open System Preferences on your Mac. To do this, click the Apple icon in the top left corner of the screen, then select “System Preferences” from the drop-down menu. Once System Preferences is open, click “Appearance” in the sidebar.

In Appearance settings, you’ll have three options for changing your Safari background: Light, Dark or Auto. Select whichever one you prefer and it will instantly apply it to your Safari browser. If you want more customization options, you can also create a custom start page for Safari by clicking “Bookmarks” and selecting “Show Start Page” from the drop-down menu.

Once the start page is displayed, click on the “Options” button in the bottom right corner of the window. This will open up a window where you can customize exactly what apears on your start page by dragging different options into order that best suits you. You can also add links to websites or choose images as backgrounds for each option if you like – perfect for personalizing your browsing experience! When finished customizing your start page, simply click anywhere outside of that window and it will save the changes automatically.

And there you have it – now you know how to change the background in Safari on Mac! With just a few clicks of a button, you can give your internet browsing experience an extra touch of style and personalization – enjoy!

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Changing Safari Background from Black to White on Mac

To change the background of Safari on Mac from black to white, fist open your System Settings by clicking on the Apple menu in the top left corner of your screen. Then, click on Appearance in the sidebar. (You may need to scroll down). On the right side, you will find a setting for Light, Dark or Auto. Select Light and this will change your Safari background from black to white.

Customizing the Safari Screen

To customize your Safari screen, start by opening the Safari app on your Mac. Then, choose Bookmarks > Show Start Page. This will open a window with options for customizing your start page. Click the Options button in the bottom-right corner of the window to select which items you want to apear on your start page. You can choose from Bookmarks, Frequently Visited sites, Reading List, Top Sites, iCloud Tabs and more. Once you’ve selected the options you’d like to appear, drag them into the order you want them to appear in. When you’re finished customizing your start page, click in the Safari window to save your changes.

The Impact of Safari’s New Black Background

Safari on iOS now uses a dark mode when enabled in your device’s settings. This means that instead of the traditional white background, the background of the Safari browser is now black. Dark mode can make it easier to read text and can help reduce eye strain in low light conditions. Additionally, dark mode can also help save battery life on devices with OLED displays.

Turning Off Safari’s Dark Mode

To get Safari out of dark mode, you’ll frst need to open the System Preferences application on your Mac. Once it’s open, click on the General tab. Here, you’ll see an option that says ‘Appearance:’. Click on the drop-down menu next to this and select ‘Light’. This will switch Safari out of dark mode and back to a light background. You can switch between dark and light mode as often as you like by simply selecting either ‘Dark’ or ‘Light’ from this menu.

The Impact of Safari’s White Color Scheme on Dark Mode

Safari is white on dark mode because Dark Mode is designed to save battery life and reduce eye strain. When Safari is in Dark Mode, it reduces the brightness of the screen to make it easier on your eyes. Unfortunately, most websites are not designed to support Dark Mode, so they will apear white when you have Dark Mode enabled. To get around this issue, you can use Safari Reader which allows you to read articles in Dark Mode without having to switch back and forth between Light and Dark modes.

Changing the Color of the Safari Toolbar on a Mac

To change the color of your Safari toolbar on your Mac, open Safari’s preferences by pressing ? Command + ,. Then select the Tabs section and choose the Compact Tab layout. Finally, go to the Advanced section and make sure Show color in Compact Tab Bar is checked. This will enable you to customize the colors of your toolbar in Safari.

Does Safari Have Themes?

Yes, Safari does have themes. You can customize the appearance of Safari by changing the theme and color scheme. You can choose from a variety of built-in themes and color schemes, or create your own custom theme. Additionally, you can customize the font size and style, as well as othr settings such as how bookmarks are displayed. With these customization options you can make Safari look exactly how you want it to!


In conclusion, Safari background can be easily customized to suit your preferences. You can choose from Light, Dark, or Auto in System Settings and customize the Start Page in Safari by selecting options and arranging them in the order you want them to appear. With these options, you can create a unique and personalized experience when using Safari on your Mac.

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James Walker

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.