How to Search Text and Find on Page in Safari Mac?

Learn how to search phrases and find on the page using the Safari browser on the macOS machine. You can easily find a text phrase and it gets highlighted.

A friend of mine was working on a research paper. He had to go through a lot of online research and finding related research on the same topic. But, he is was not technically sound in using the computer, especially his new MacBook that his sister gifted him last month.

He was facing challenges finding specific text and phrases and contacted for help. I showed him the option to search the topics and text within webpages using the find on page feature available on the Safari browser.

Related: How Search Text and Find on Page in Safari iOS/iPadOS?

To my surprise, he was done with his research paper well before the time. Hence I wrote this article to help anyone facing similar challenges.

How to Search and Find on Page in Safari macOS?

Here are the steps to search and find in page text or phrase in safari computer:

  1. Launch the Safari browser app on MacBook.
  2. Open the Website that you want to search for phrases or text.
  3. Select the Edit menu from the menubar.
  4. Hover on the Find option within the Edit menu.
  5. Click on the Find… option to open the find popup search.
  6. Enter the text or phrase that you want to find.

Find on Page in Safari Mac Computer

This will automatically search and highlight the terms in the safari browser on mac machine. You can easily navigate between the search result within the page using arrow keys and choose the desired.

Find on page bar and matches on safari browser mac computer

In order to find a new text or term, simply clear the search field and enter the new phrase. When you’re done with finding, hit on the Done command button to close the in-page search bar.

Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.

WindowsMacOSiOSAndroidLinux
Chrome WindowsChrome MacChrome iOSChrome AndroidFirefox Linux
Firefox WindowsSafari MacSafari iOSEdge AndroidChrome Linux
Edge WindowsFirefox MacEdge iOSSamsung InternetEdge Linux

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