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How to add a page to Favorites in Safari on a Mac

1. Use a shortcut Command+D or click “Bookmarks” in a top menu and select “Add Bookmark…”.
2. In a dialog box, make sure to select “Favorites” under “Add this page to”.

Favorites in Safari for Mac – the problem

  • Managing bookmarks in Safari browser for Mac computer is not intuitive.
  • In other browsers, all saved pages are called “bookmarks”. In the Safari, bookmarks are split into “Favorites” and “Reading List.” You can access them in a left-side panel.
  • Despite the misleading naming, managing added pages is similar to other browsers. You just have to use a common keyboard shortcut – Command+D.

What are Favorites in Safari browser?

Favorites are saved pages that you can quickly access in two ways:

  • When you open Start Page – a new tab or window, also in a private mode.
  • When you click on a search field on the top.

How to add a page to Favorites in Safari for Mac

1. Find a page that you want to favorite.

2. Use a shortcut Command+D. Alternatively, you can open “Bookmarks” in the main menu, and then select “Add Bookmark…”.

Add page to Favorites - Safari Mac

3. A dialog box will appear. By default, under the line saying “Add this page to” a row saying ⭐️ Favorites should appear. If not, click on a drop-down list and select it.

Safari Mac - add page to Favorites

4. Click on an “Add” button. From now on, you can quickly access the page from a search field and new tab / window.

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