[2024] How to Delete Bookmarks on Mac? -Safari, Chrome, Firefox

Clare Weaver
Last updated: Jan 2, 2024

This post will introduce how to delete bookmarks on Mac (for the most popular browsers - Safari, Chrome, Firefox). Keep reading!

Unused/Outdated bookmarks accumulating makes it difficult to find the one you need. Switch to other browsers and you may want to delete bookmarks on the last browser for privacy concerns.

That's why this post exists - to offer you a step-by-step guide on how to delete bookmarks on Mac (Safari, Chrome, Firefox) in an effective and time-saving way.

Let's check it!

Delete safari and chrome bookmarks on Mac

How to Delete Multiple Bookmarks on Mac

To delete multiple bookmarks on Mac, here we offer you 3 helpful shortcuts that are workable in almost any browser:

  • To delete multiple bookmarks at once:

Press and hold the Command key and then click the bookmarks you want to delete one by one.

  • To delete all bookmarks at once:

Press and hold the Command key>Click one bookmark>Click the A key.

  • To delete everything between two specific bookmarks:

Click one bookmark as a start>Press the Shift key>Click the ending bookmark.

How to Delete Bookmarks on Safari

To delete bookmarks/favorites in Mac's built-in browser Safari, follow the steps below:

Tip
If you have enabled Safari in iCloud, the change you made will appear on all the devices that have signed in with the same iCloud account as your Mac.

Method 1:

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Click the Sidebar icon.
    Safari sidebar button
  3. Click Bookmarks>Select unwanted bookmarks and right-click>Click Delete.
  • Method 2:
  1. Open Safari.
  2. Click the Bookmarks menu>Edit Bookmarks.
    Safari bookmarks menu
  3. Select unwanted bookmarks and right-click to delete.
Tip
The shortcut for Edit Bookmarks in Safari: Command + Option/Alt+B.
  • Method 3:

In the case that you've enabled the Show Favorites Bar feature, you can right-click the unwanted bookmark and click Delete at the Favorites/Bookmarks Bar directly.

Tip
To enable Show Favorites Bar/Show Bookmarks Sidebar: Open SafariView menu>Click Show Favorites Bar/Show Bookmarks Sidebar.

How to Remove Bookmarks on Mac Chrome

Google Chrome is a popular and often-used browser. There may be bookmarks that pile up in your Google Chrome. To remove bookmarks on Mac Chrome:

  • Method 1:

Right-click the bookmark you want to delete on the Bookmarks Bar>Delete.

Tip
Show Bookmarks Bar: Go to the View menu>Click Always Show Bookmarks Bar (Command+Shift+B).
  • Method 2:
  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Click the Bookmarks menu>Bookmark Manager.
  3. Right-click the unwanted bookmarks>Delete.
Tip
Or you can find Bookmark Manage by: Click the three dots near your Google account>Bookmarks and Lists>Bookmark Manager.
  • Method 3:
  1. Click All Bookmarks at the top right of the Bookmarks Bar.
  2. Click Open Side panel to see All BookmarksBookmarks Bar>Right-click the three dots>Delete.
    All Bookmarks Google

How to Delete Bookmarks in Firefox on Mac

You may also have added many bookmarks in the Firefox browser before. To delete bookmarks on Firefox:

  • Method 1:
  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Click the three horizontal lines at the top right.
  3. Click BookmarksManage Bookmarks(Shortcut: Shift+Command+O).
  4. Right-click the bookmark you want to delete>Delete Bookmark.
  • Method 2:
  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Click the Bookmarks menu>Manage Bookmarks.
    Firefox manage bookmarks
  3. Click BookmarksManage Bookmarks(Shortcut: Shift+Command+O).
  4. Right-click the bookmark you want to delete>Delete Bookmark.

How to Export Bookmarks from Browsers on Mac

If you want to export bookmarks from one browser to other browsers, here is a quick way:

  • For Google:

Open Google> Command +Option/Alt+B>Click the three dots at the top right>Export bookmarks.

Export Google Bookmarks
  • For Safari:

Open Safari>File menu>ExportBookmarks.

Export Safari bookmarks
  • For Firefox:

Open Firefox>Command + Shift + O>Click the import and back up button>Export Bookmarks to HTML.

Export Firefox bookmarks

Bonus: How to Delete Multiple Browsers' Cache at Once - BuhoCleaner

Besides browser bookmarks, the browser cache is also taking up your Mac's treasure space. Manual cleaning can be time-consuming and effort-consuming. You can pick up an easy-to-use Mac cleaner to do it for you.

BuhoCleaner is one of the best Mac cleaners. With it, you can delete multiple browsers' cache in minutes.

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Here is how:

  1. Free download, install, and launch BuhoCleaner.
  2. Click Flash CleanScanView DetailsBrowser CacheRemove.
    Delete browser cache using BuhoCleaner

Conclusion

After finishing this post, are you clear about how to delete bookmarks on Mac? Try these methods on your browsers now!

Clare Weaver

Clare Weaver has been captivated by the world of Apple products since the launch of iconic iPhone in 2007. With a wealth of experience, Clare is your go-to source for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and all things Apple.