How To Delete Bookmarks On Mac (All Browsers)

How To Delete Bookmarks On Mac (All Browsers)

macOS is a great operating system with plenty of features and options to customize your experience. There are also a ton of hidden tricks and tips that many users don’t know about. Today we want to talk about browser bookmarks. Bookmarking is a great way to keep track of your favorite websites and quickly access them without having to search for them every time. Safari has a built-in bookmark feature that makes adding and managing bookmarks easy.

Using Bookmarks feature, you can easily keep track of websites that you frequently visit. This can be helpful if you want to quickly revisit a site without having to remember its URL. However, over time your list of bookmarks can become cluttered and difficult to manage.

If you find that you no longer use some of the sites that you’ve bookmarked, you may want to delete them to declutter your list. Deleting a bookmark is a simple process that can be done in just a few steps. In this article, we’ll show you how to delete bookmarks on Safari, Chrome, Firefox and more.

How to Delete a Bookmark on Safari

If you’re using Safari as your default browser, deleting a bookmark is a simple process. Just follow the steps below:

How to Delete a Bookmark on Mac

1. Open Safari and click on the “Bookmarks” menu. Select either “Show Bookmarks” or the Sidebar icon (looks like a bookshelf) on top-right of Safari.

How to Delete a Bookmark on Mac

2. Now, right-click on the bookmark that you want to delete and click on the “Delete” that appears. Your bookmark will now be deleted from Safari.

How to Delete a Bookmark on Mac

Bonus: Delete From A New Safari Tab

1. Open Safari on your computer.

2. Click on the + tab button in the top-left corner of the Safari window to open a new tab (Command + T). You will see all of your bookmarks listed in the new tab.

right-click icon new tab safari

3. Just right-click on the name of the bookmark you want to delete and select Delete. The bookmark will now be deleted from Safari.

How to Delete a Bookmark on Chrome

If you’re using Google Chrome as your default browser, deleting a bookmark is just as easy as it is on Safari. Just follow the steps below:

1. Open Chrome and click on the “Bookmarks” menu and choose Bookmark Manager option.

How to Delete a Bookmark on Mac

2. Click on the three-dot icon next to the bookmark that you want to delete and select “Delete” from the drop-down menu. That’s it! The bookmark will now be deleted from your Chrome browser.

How to Delete a Bookmark on Mac

Bonus: To delete a few bookmarks at the same time, you need to hold the Command button. Select the bookmarks that you want to delete and then click the three-dot icon while still holding the Command button.

How to Delete a Bookmark on Mac

Click “Delete” from the drop-down menu to delete all of the selected bookmarks at once.

How to Delete a Bookmark on Firefox

If you’re using Firefox as your default browser, deleting a bookmark is just as easy as it is on Safari. Just follow the steps below:

1. Open Firefox and click on the “Bookmarks” menu and choose Manage Bookmarks option.

How to Delete a Bookmark on Mac

2. There are three options: Bookmarks Toolbar, Bookmarks Menu, and Other Bookmarks. Just select one-by-one until you see the bookmark that you want to delete.

How to Delete a Bookmark on Mac

3. Now right-click on the bookmark that you want to delete and select “Delete” from the drop-down menu. The bookmark will now be deleted from your Firefox browser.

You can hold the Command button to select multiple bookmarks and delete them all at once.

How to Delete a Bookmark on Opera

If you’re using Opera as your default browser, deleting a bookmark is just as easy as it is on Safari and Firefox. Just follow the steps below:

1. Open Opera and click on the “Bookmarks” menu and choose Bookmarks option.

How to Delete a Bookmark on Mac

2. There are also three options: Bookmarks Bar, Special Dial and Other Bookmarks. Select all of the options until you see the bookmark that you want to delete.

How to Delete a Bookmark on Mac

3. Now right-click on the bookmark and select “Move to Trash” from the drop-down menu. The bookmark will now be deleted from your Opera browser.

I tried to hold Command to select multiple bookmarks but it doesn’t work.

How to Delete a Bookmark on Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is the default browser for Windows 10/11 computers. If you’re using Microsoft Edge as your default browser on your Mac, deleting a bookmark is just as easy as it is on Chrome. Just follow the steps below:

How to Delete a Bookmark on Mac

1. Open Microsoft Edge and click on the “Star” icon (Favorites) on the top-right of the browser.

How to Delete a Bookmark on Mac

Or you can select Favorites menu and then click on Manage Favorites option.

2. Right-click on the bookmark and select “Delete” from the drop-down menu. The bookmark will now be deleted from your Microsoft Edge browser.

How to Delete a Bookmark on Mac

I tried to use Command to pick up several bookmarks, but it doesn’t work. It is the same as Opera that you can delete bookmarks one by one only.

Conclusion

Deleting a bookmark is a quick and easy process that can be done in just a few steps. Whether you’re using Safari, Chrome, Opera, Microsoft Edge or Firefox, simply follow the instructions above to remove unwanted bookmarks from your browser. Doing so can help declutter your bookmark list and make it easier to find the websites that you actually use.

That’s all the ways you can delete a bookmark on different browsers on your Mac computer. If you have any questions or know other methods, please share with us in the comment section below. Thanks for reading and have a great day!

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