How to Change the Safari Background on iPhone, iPad, Mac

Last Updated on Feb 8, 2023

In this tutorial line, I’ll show you how to change background wallpaper in Safari App on iPhone, iPad running iOS 15 or later. By default, there are few background wallpapers added by Apple; however, there’s also an option to choose the image from the iPhone Library and Sync with Mac Safari automatically. Earlier, with macOS Big Sur, Safari now Becomes more productive with Private Relay for Strong Privacy Improvements on all devices, Hide IP Address from Trackers in Latest iOS, iPadOS and MacOS, Overhauled Safari Interface, and more. Apple has added this function for the Backgroud Wallpaper for Safari Mac, MacBook users, and now it is available on iPhone.

Keep note that, to set the background wallpaper in Safari iPhone, the device must be updated to the iOS 15 or newer version. Another Safari’s significant change is, you can create Tab Groups, which lets you collect and group all the tabs in a single group to access them quickly.

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How to Change Background Wallpaper in iPhone Safari App

First Go to Start Page on iPhone Safari Browser and Customize Home screen layout with the options Choose Background Wallpaper. Let’s follow the below steps to Set Any Picture in Safari iPhone from your Phone camera roll.

  1. Open the Safari App on your iPhone.
  2. Tap on the Tabs Overview option next to the address bar.
  3. Select the Plus (+) button at the end and See Start Page and Open
  4. Again swipe down and tap on Edit.
  5. Now Customise Start Page window should appear, turn on Background Image.turn-on-backgroud-image-on-safari-iphone
  6. Choose from the Available Safari Backgrounds on Safari App.
  7. Alternatively, to choose Custom Background image from Photos App, tap on (+).select-image-for-safari-backgroud-on-iphone
  8. Select the Background and close the menu.
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How to Remove Background Wallpaper on Safari iPhone

Don’t like background wallpaper on Safari on iPhone? It can be removed anytime; here’s how to remove the background image on Safari in iPhone.

  1. Go to the Safari App on iPhone.
  2. Tap on the Tabs Overview button near the address bar.
  3. Scroll down and tap Plus(+).
  4. At the end of the screen, tap Edit.
  5. Disable Background Image toggle.disable-background-image-on-safari-iphone
  6. That’s it.

Enable Safari Start Page Sync on All Device: Auto Apply Wallpaper to Mac Safari

Sync Safari Start Page on all Devices using iCloud sync. These settings are applied for all your Apple device that’s signed in with same Apple ID. On Start Page, We can enable the Option for Use Start Page on All devices [iPhone, iPad, Mac].

here’s my Mac screen enable Start Page on All devices under the Customize Start page option. Move your Start page on your Mac Safari > Click on page Settings icon [Bottom right corner of the screen] > Enable Check box “Use Start Page on All devices” > customize-start-page-on-mac-safari

Select Use Preferences in the iCloud option. use-preferences-in-icloud-for-start-page-on-mac-safari

Your Mac Start Page screen is the same as your iPhone Now. synced-icloud-safari-start-page-on-mac

That’s the Customization of the Safari Start page. if you select “Use Preferences from this Mac”, then the Start page won’t change like your iPhone.

Make sure you have selected Use Start Page on All Device Option under iPhone’s safari Customize page settings.


With very fewer efforts we can sync data on the Safari Startup page from iPhone, iPad to Mac, and Mac to iPhone, iPad. That will increase the productivity of your work. Still have questions in your mind then comment to me.

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Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [OR]

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