Set General preferences
Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click General and make sure that "Close windows when quitting an app" is selected. If this option isn't selected, Safari opens to your specified page only if that page was open when you last quit Safari. Learn more about how your Mac automatically re-opens windows, apps, and documents.
Set Safari preferences
Open Safari, then choose Safari > Preferences and click General. Adjust these settings:
- Safari opens with: Choose any setting except "All windows from last session." If you don't see this menu, make sure that you followed the instructions in the previous section.
- New windows open with: Choose Homepage.
- Homepage: Enter the URL of the page that you want Safari to display when it opens. Or click Set to Current Page to use the URL of the page that's currently active.