How to Change Default City in Weather Widget on Mac (Sonoma)

Here's change Mac Weather Widget's default city, state details or Set from your Current location to Other location in Weather widget Mac.

Is your Mac Weather Widget not showing your current location? Fret not. Many users are often stuck with the same issue and further wonder, “Why I can’t see the weather in my current location? Just Enable the Location Service for Weather app on Mac. Here’s a fix, Widget Not Working on Mac” I’ll let you know how to change the default city in the Mac weather widget.

Change Default (Current) Location in Weather Widget Mac

Here is how you can change the default city in the Apple Weather widget.

How to Change Location on Weather Widget macOS

There are two different ways to change the location on the Weather Widget on Mac, one using the right-click and another via the notification center. Here’s how.

Using the Right-click

1→ Right-click (Control + Click) on the weather widget on your Mac desktop (if not added, Add Weather Widget to Mac Desktop). Here’s How to enable Right click on Mac.

As soon as you do so, you will see the Edit Widgets option. Click on Edit Widget.

Edit Widget on Mac Desktop
Edit Widget on Mac Desktop

2→ Select Location.

Change Default City and State in Weather Widget Mac Desktop
Change Default City and State in Weather Widget Mac Desktop

3→ Search and select the Location you are willing to see on your widget.

Change Default or Current Location on Widget Mac Desktop
Change Default or Current Location on Widget Mac Desktop

4→ Tap on Done to Apply the changes.

Change Location for Weather Widget on Mac Desktop
Change Location for Weather Widget on Mac Desktop

And See the Wiget is showing Weather details. Here’s the Widget is broken or Location Service Off message on Widget fix.

City and State Change on Weather Widget Mac
City and State Change on Weather Widget Mac

Using the Notification Center

If you have configured the weather widget in the Notification Center, here’s how you can change the default location from there. 

1→ Go to Time next to the Control Center in the Mac menu bar.

2→ Select right-click on the Weather Widget. 

3→ Then click on “Edit Weather.”

4→ Select Location.

5→ Search and select the Location you are willing to see on your widget.

    That’s It!

    Weather Widget Broken

    The weather Widget Not Loading, Location Service is Off! Go to the Apple Logo from the top menu > System Settings > Privacy & Security > Location Services > Enable toggle “Location Services” > Enable “Weather” toggle.

    Fix Location Services is off in Weather Desktop Widget Mac
    Fix Location Services is off in Weather Desktop Widget Mac

    Last Words!

    That’s it, folks! These are two different ways to change the default location on Weather Widget on your Mac. Have something to add or say? Do let us know in the below comment box.

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    Karly Wood

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