How to Change the Default Web Browser On Mac in macOS Big Sur/Catalina, Mojave, High Sierra, EI Capitan

Last Updated on Nov 20, 2019

This post is about for, Settings way for Set/ Default Web Browser in macOS Mojave and earlier Operating System.. in your iPhone, iPad or even on in your other iOS devices you select Safari or DuckDuckGo as a default Search engine. Same thing you can do on your MacBook Air, Mac Book Pro or Mac OS X desktop. Just need a couple of steps to adjust which apps (web browser) open when you click a website link on Mac OS X.

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Using this Post, you can easily understand; How to Default Web Browser in macOS. Set Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, etc as a default search engine. Moreover, you can set a default web browser DuckDuckGo on your iPhone or iPad Air/ iPad Mini. Web browser Provides advanced features likewise Private Web browsing, New Window, Recent tabs, Bookmarks so that you can fix it as your favorite website or portal; from bookmarks list, you can easily open specific Web URL.

Steps for Change the default Web Browser on Mac

Step #1.From the Apple Menu,

Step #2. Choose System Preference

Step #3. Click on General  Select Best Web browser to open the URL on your MacBook Air

Step 4. Now, Click on ‘’Default Web Browser’’ pop-up Menu and Select a web browser, like Safari; you can see that in the beneath picture.        Change default browser in Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 how to

That’s it.

The above steps are for the macOS Catalina, High Sierra, EI Capitan, OS X Yosemite(10.10) if you’ve to work on Mavericks or earlier Mac OS X then follow under given outline.

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The way for, Mavericks, OS X Lion, and earlier Mac OS X

  • 1. Open Safari from the Application folder or launchpad or Dock
  • 2. From the Safari menu bar, select Preferences.
  • 3. Click the General Button.
  • 4. Now, Click on ‘’Default Web Browser’’ pop-up Menu and Select a web browser, like Safari.

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