How to Enable Favicons in Safari on iPhone, iPad, or Mac

how to enable favicons in safari on iphone, ipad, or mac

On Safari in iOS 12 to iOS 14, users have access to the Favourite icon, known as Favicon. It is a tiny visual webpage indicator on the title bar and tab bar. These little icons let you see the websites open in your browser at once. This can eventually be of great help to avoid juggling multiple tabs and trying to keep things organized. So, let’s take a look at how to enable favicons in Safari on an iPhone, iPad, or Mac.

How to Turn ON Favicons in Safari on iPhone and iPad

  1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Scroll down, tap on ‘Safari’
  3. Scrolling a little towards the bottom, you’ll find the option ‘Show Icons in Tabs.’ Please turn it settings tap on safari and enable show icons in tabs to enable favicons in safari on iphone

How to Show Website Favicons in Safari for Mac

  1. Open Safari browser on your Mac, if you haven’t yet. Locate and tap the Safari tab at the top left corner next to the Apple icon.
  2. Choose ‘Preferences.’ You’ll notice a window popping out on your screen.Click on Preferences in Safari on Mac
  3. Go the ‘Tabs’ menu and tick ‘Show website icons in tabs.’click on tabs in safari preferences on macenable option to show website favicons in safari for mac

Close the pop-up window and continue using your browser. The feature gets active instantly.

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  1. It looks like Favicons is no longer available in Safari on iOS 15. It’s still available in Safari on Mac though.

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