Change Mac Default Browser [updated for macOS Ventura]


Since macOS Mojave (10.14) it is possible to change the default browser on your Mac from Apple's Safari browser to some other such as Google's Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Windows Edge.


How to change default browser if on macOS Mojave (10.14), Catalina (10.15), Big Sur (11) and Monterey 12

  1. Go to the Apple icon  on the menu bar,
  2. Select System Preferences...,
  3. Click on General,
  4. Click on Default web browser and Select the other options based on what you have installed on your Mac.

How to change default browser on macOS Ventura 13

  1. Click on Apple icon  on the menu bar,
  2. Select System Settings...,
  3. Click on Desktop & Dock from the left sidebar,
  4. Next to Default web browser from the drop-down select the web-browser that you want to set as default.
Change Default web browser on Mac

✋️Note that you should have the browser installed on your Macbook before you can set it as default.

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