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How to Change Default Browser Mac

Currently, Safari is one of the best browsers that we can use on our Mac. The integration with the system is complete, in addition to allowing us to synchronize all our bookmarks without having to do practically nothing. Until relatively recently, Safari was the only option to be able to browse with ease without suffering from the battery of our device, since the latest versions of Chrome made excessive use of the resources of our Mac with the consequent drain on the battery. Fortunately, the Chromium project updated Chrome solving this happy problem and we can already enjoy Chrome extensions on our laptop without performance or battery problems.

I have to admit that in recent years you have always used Chrome, but due to the performance problems my MacBook experienced, I was forced to switch to Safari. The only thing I occasionally miss is the extensions. Chrome, like Firefox, has a large number of extensions that allow us to customize our browsing to the maximum. But not only the extensions, but also the synchronization of the bookmarks with all the devices where you have installed these browsers (Windows), they are also synchronized every time you access them, something, unfortunately, I cannot do with Safari.

If for you the best browser for Mac is different from Safari and you want to set it as default, then we show you how it is done.

How to Change Default Browser Mac

Step 1. For setting default web browser on mac go to system preferences.

How to Change Default Browser Mac

Step 2. In system preferences click on the General Tab

How to Change Default Browser Mac

Step 3. A new pop-up window will open. Scroll down and look for “Default web browser”

How to Change Default Browser Mac

Step 4. Now to change default web browser on mac click on the drop down menu.

How to Change Default Browser Mac

Step 5. Now click on “Google Chrome”. Now on mac you can change the default browser to chrome

How to Change Default Browser MacFrom this moment, every time we click on a link, instead of opening Safari, the web page will open with the browser that we have selected.