Switch Search Engines In Safari With the Spacebar

You can go into Safari, Preferences to switch which search engine is used by the address field. But a quicker way to do it is to simply press the spacebar when the search field is completely empty. This brings up a list of the search engines that you can arrow-down to and press Return to select. This is very useful if you need to switch between search engines often.

Comments: 2 Responses to “Switch Search Engines In Safari With the Spacebar”

    Robert
    9 months ago

    The Spacebar also shows some of your last group of searches – kind of a condensed search history.

    brad
    2 months ago

    In Safari preferences, I have consistently chosen duckduckgo as my search engine. But if I used google, that preference was ALWAYS changed to Google. Selecting duckduckgo with this method seems to have solved my problem. I’m so happy!

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