Did you know you could improve Safari on your Mac by installing extensions for it? Extensions help to personalize your browser by adding various additional functions to it.
Most modern browsers support extensions. Extensions can be installed from special stores. There are extensions to block content, fix typing errors, VPN, etc. Extensions for Safari can be downloaded from the Mac App Store.
Extensions that you download from the App Store will be disabled by default. They need to be enabled manually, and below we will tell you how to do it.
Install Safari extensions on Mac
- Open Safari on your Mac.
- On the menu bar, select Safari > Safari Extensions.
- Here you will see all the installed extensions. If you have not downloaded any extensions, the window will be empty. Click More extensions.
- The Mac App Store page opens with safari extensions. To download the extension you need, click “Download” next to it.
- After that, click “Install”.
- You’ll need to enter your Apple ID to confirm the installation. After that, click “Download” to start the installation.
- Now you need to enable the extensions. To do this, go back to Safari settings and check the boxes next to the downloaded extensions.
Now you can install Safari extensions on your Mac. After you enable extensions, their icons will appear on the browser’s menu bar.
When you enable extensions, you’ll see a message that it may slow down your browser. If you do not support the extension you choose, you will also be informed about it. If you start to have problems after installing the extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box in the settings.
Not all extensions are free, some need to be paid for. The Mac App Store is a very safe and convenient way to install extensions, but you can download them from different sites.