How to migrate web data from a third-party web browser to Safari on Mac

Like it or not, Apple’s Safari has always been your priority when it comes to MacOS X because it is faster and more energy efficient than other web browsers. Apple has always been adding new features and improvements to its web browser an attempt to encourage its users to use Safari. Therefore, it is no-brainer Safari includes a feature that allows its users to migrate data from other third-party web browsers.

If you are not too much happy with your current web browser, you can easily switch to Safari without having to worry about having your web data wiped out.

Safari includes a built-in feature that lets you quickly transfer your web data from a third-party web browser to Safari. The best part that Safari allows you to migrate your data from many leading web browsers such as Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.

In this tutorial, we will show you how to migrate your web data from a third-party web browser to Safari on Mac.

Here we go

Step 1: If you don’t like using your old browser, don’t uninstall it.  Importation requires your old web browser to be installed with all of its information. Therefore, make sure you still have your old browser on your Mac.

Step 2: Open Safari web browser on your Mac.


Step 3: Click on the File in the menu bar, and from the drop-down menu, navigate to Files and then select Import From.

Step 4: From the list, you need to select your old browser. It may be Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Opera Mini. In this case, we are importing web data from Firefox to Safari.


Step 5: You will be asked to choose what you want to import. Safari allows you to import any of the following option from your old browser: Bookmark, web browser history and stored passwords and login credentials.

Step 6: Choose what you want to import and check the boxes to confirm.

Step 7: Click on the blue import button.

That’s simple. Now you can uninstall your old web browser you will not be using anymore. However, we recommend you keep it if you want to switch back to your old browser.

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