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How to Create New Safari profiles in iOS 17 and macOS Sonoma

Here's a guide to create new Safari profiles in the new iOS 17 and macOS Sonoma updates.

Safari Profiles is a new feature added in the new iOS 17 and macOS Sonoma updates. The feature allows Apple users to create different profiles on Safari. This will help users to keep their work and personal browsing data separate. Users can also add specific bookmarks and extensions according to their preferences. Each profile will have its own history, favorites, tabs, etc. It is a very useful feature if numerous people use your Apple device. If you are thinking about using the feature but are not aware of the steps to create new Safari profiles in iOS 17 and macOS Sonoma then you have come to the right place. Check out the steps below to enable the Safari profiles feature.

How to Make New Safari Profiles in iOS 17 and macOS Sonoma

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The Safari profiles feature is available only in iOS 17 and macOS Sonoma. Although iOS 17 is not been officially launched, users can use the beta version to use the feature. The steps to create a new Safari profile are different in iOS 17 updated iPhone compared to the macOS Sonoma updated Mac. Follow along to create profiles on your Safari browser:

Create Safari Profiles on iPhone (iOS 17)

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Scroll down and select the Safari app.
  3. Tap on the “New Profile” option under the Profiles section.
  4. Name the Profile and choose the Icon of your choice.
  5. Choose the Background color.
  6. Add the Extensions you would like to use in your profile.

Switch Safari profiles on iPhone

  1. Open the Safari app.
  2. Select the Tabs icon at the bottom right corner.
  3. Then tap on the hamburger icon at the bottom of your screen.
  4. Scroll down and select the Profile option at the bottom.
  5. Choose the Profile you want to use or switch to.

Create Safari Profiles on Mac (macOS Sonoma)

  1. Open the Safari browser on your Mac.
  2. Select the Safari option on the top left corner of your screen.
  3. Then select Create Profile.
  4. Go to the Profile section and click on the New Profile option.
  5. Name the profile and choose the symbol.
  6. Select the color of the background.
  7. Then select Create Profile.
  8. To add a profile simply click on Safari and select Manage profiles.
  9. Click on the ‘+’ under the Profile section and follow the same process given above.

Switch Profiles on Mac

  • Hover your mouse on the Safari browser.
  • Right-click on it.

Select the Profile of your choice.

That’s all covered on how to create new Safari profiles in iOS 17 and  Mac Sonoma. If you liked this guide then check out our other guides Where is the End Call Button in iOS 17 and How to Get iPhone Widget on macOS Sonoma Without Installing it.