The Safari browser allows us to set the background image on the start screen when we launch the app. We can choose the preset image options or choose from the device storage.
The selected background image is applied behind the home screen elements and can be customized using the Edit button on the start screen.
In this guide, we have shared the steps to change the background image in Apple Safari’s startpage on iPhone and iPad.
Changing the Background Image of Safari on iPhone
You could select the preloaded background image available in the Safari app or manually add it to collections from your device. Here are the steps:
- Launch the Safari browser on your iPhone or iPad.
- Go to the Start Page or Open a New Tab in the browser.
- Tap the
It shall open the Customize Start Page screen.
button at the bottom.
- Enable the Background Image toggle in Customize Start Page screen.
- Choose the desired image from the available list.
- OR, tap on the Plus icon, browse your photo gallery, and select an image.
That’s it; the selected image will be set as a background for Safari start page which will be visible when you launch the app or open a new tab.
You can follow similar steps to change the background image in iPad as well.
The Safari browser help customize the background and set an image on it’s startpage. Similarly, we can customize other start page options, like Privacy Report, Frequently Visited, etc. and any changes made as synced with other connected devices.
You can also change the startpage image in Safari on Mac to choose from preset images or upload the desired.
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