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How to Update Safari on Mac in 4 Easy Steps

How to Update Safari on Mac in 4 Easy Steps
Shaun M Jooste

Shaun M Jooste

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Safari is the default browser across Apple products. The Safari browser is a fast and secure graphical browser that enables users to sync their passwords, bookmarks, history, and much more across all their Apple devices and laptops.

The developers are continually making improvements to the browser, fixing bugs and increasing functionality. The latest version of Safari is version 14.0.3 (also referred to as version 14), released on 1 February 2021.

Updating Safari will ensure that you continue using the best version of the browser, and it will keep your browser running fast and working correctly.

How to Update Safari on Mac on Newer OS

There are two ways you can update your browser. The first is for newer Macs (OS Mojave or newer). You can update your Safari by simply updating your OS. The second is for older Macs (OS High Sierra or older), where you need to update Safari through the App Store

Step 1: Access ‘system Preferences’

On the desktop, click on the Apple logo in the top left of the screen. Then click on ‘System Preferences.’

Step 2: Click on ‘software Update’

Click on ‘Software Update,’ which is represented with a gear icon.

Step 3: Check for Available Updates

Your computer will automatically check for any available updates.

Step 4: Upgrade Now

If there are any upgrades available, click on ‘Upgrade Now’ to make the updates. If it is an OS update, this will automatically update your Safari browser.

How to Update Safari on Mac on Older OS

Next, let us look at the steps to update Safari on OS High Sierra or older.

Step 1: Go to the App Store

The App Store can be accessed by clicking on the Apple icon on your desktop in the top left corner.

Step 2: Click on the ‘Updates’ Section

Click on the ‘Updates’ section to see all your apps that have updates available.

Step 3: Update Safari

Look for Safari in the list and click on ‘Update.’ If Safari does not show on this list, then there is no update currently available for it.

Update and Browse Easily

Now you can easily update your Safari browser and continue enjoying fast and reliable browsing on your Mac.

If you are looking for an alternative browser, you can look at Google Chrome and Firefox.

Shaun M Jooste

Shaun M Jooste

I live in South Africa, Cape town, as a father of two children. I've been gaming almost all my life, with plenty of experience writing reviews and articles on the latest titles. With 15 years of experience in local government performing Facilities Management functions, I moved towards becoming CEO of my own company, Celenic Earth Publications, which serves to publish author's books, including my own. I'm a published author of horror and fantasy novels, while I also dabble in game and movie scriptwriting.

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