Change Homepage Macbook Air. Thinking, about how to change the homepage of Macbook Air. Well, Adware becomes one of the most annoying issues for Mac users.
In simple words, when you web search for something, for instance, a photo editing software, and when you installed it on your computer. You may have noticed that after installing that software or whatever it is.
Your computer has been affected by Malware that causes pop-up windows and sometimes it automatically pops up malware websites. To get rid of this malware software you’ve to install malware removal software on your Mac.
But it becomes a bit problem this malware changes the homepage of your default web browser. Once you get rid of malware you can easily change the homepage of your Macbook Air.
Change Homepage On Macbook Air
In this article, we are going to show how you can easily change the homepage on safari or any other default browser on Macbook Air or any other Mac computer.
To change the Homepage of the Macbook follows, here
Safari Browser Homepage
For Mac, the built-in web browser follows these given below steps.
Launched the Safari app on your Macbook Air. Now, Click on the Safari Menu given at the upper right corner. Select “Preferences”.
Click on the General tab and then you’ve to able to see Homepage settings.
Go to the Homepage section, Enter the web address of the search engine or web page that you want to set as the homepage in safari.
To check to close the Safari web browser and next open it again. Click on the new safari tab, to see the homepage that you’ve set by following the above steps. You can also use command lines to open the homepage and press the Shift-Command-H keys using the keyboard.
How To Change Homepage In Mac If It’s Grayed Out
So, if you’ve tried all the above steps and you cannot able to change the homepage of Macbook Air. The reason for this is when you’re trying to access options they aren’t editable or grayed out. This is mainly caused if your Macbook having more complicated malware.
However, there is an easy method to get over this issue follow these steps to resolve it.
Open System Preferences from the Apple icon given at the menu bar.
Go to the “Profiles” icon in the System Preferences.
Now you will be able to see the complete profiles on your Mac. If you’re the only owner of the Mac then remove all unwanted profiles. Else if there are other users of the Mac then remove profiles that seem to be malware.
To get rid of them, select them and press the minus button all. After you should be able to change the homepage in the Safari web browser without having a hassle.
Frequently Asked Questions [FAQs]:-
How can I remove the Safari home page?
Keep Safari open and on the home page. Click the tabs icon to open a new tab if an existing web page already exists. Click Edit after you scroll down. Toggle the options you don’t want off of the Customize Start Page.
Why can’t I change my homepage on my Mac?
Other users who were unable to set or change a homepage in Safari discovered that restarting first in Safe Mode (restart while holding down the Shift key at startup) and then resuming normally allowed them to do so.
How do I customize my Mac Home screen?
Make the Dock your own
For options like dock placement, go to System Preferences (System Settings) > Dock & Menu Bar. If you have a MacBook with a smaller screen, positioning the dock on the left side of the screen will optimize your available vertical screen area.