Safari Tab Groups in macOS Monterey is a feature aimed at improving tab organization and management.

With the increasing number of tabs we often have open, it can be challenging to keep track.

Tab Groups provide a convenient way to save and manage related tabs, whether for work, shopping, or trip planning.

Now, you can even share these tab groups with others. This feature got introduced with macOS Ventura.

How to Use Safari Tab Groups on Mac

How to Use Safari Tab Groups in macOS

You can create, overview, rearrange, share links and sync tab groups across devices on Safari.

How to create Tab Groups in Safari

To create a Tab Group, you first need to access the Safari sidebar.

Create Tab Groups on Safari - macOS

  1. Click on the “Show Sidebar” icon located next to the traffic lights.
  2. Then, select the option “New Tab Group”.
  3. You can also create a new empty tab group or a new tab group with the current number of open tabs by clicking the down arrow next to the “Show Sidebar” icon.

Naming your Safari Tab Groups

You can Name your Tab Groups on Safari

  1. Once you have created a new Tab Group, you can give it a name by simply typing in the name and pressing enter.

The Tab Groups you create will be listed in the sidebar, allowing you to easily switch between them.

How to Get Overview All of the Tabs in a Safari Tab Group

You can also access an overview of each tab group in Safari. This is how you do it.

Safari Tab Groups Overview

  1. Select the desired Tab Group in the sidebar and click on the four-squared icon next to its name.
  2. Otherwise right-click the Tab Group and select “Show Tab Overview”.

Show Tab Overview of Tab Groups

This will give you a quick overview of all the tabs within the group, without having to switch to each one individually.

How to Rearrange Tab Groups in Safari

Rearranging Tab Groups is also a breeze.

Rearrange Tab Groups on macOS Safari

  1. All you need to do is click on the “Show Sidebar” icon to reveal the sidebar.
  2. Then, simply click and hold the desired Tab Group and drag it to the desired position.

This allows you to easily reorganize your Tab Groups in a way that makes sense to you.

How to Share Links from within a Tab Group with Friends

If you need to share the links within a Tab Group with someone else, you can easily copy them to your clipboard.

Copy Links from Safari Tab Groups

  1. ┬áRight-click the Tab Group you want to get links for and select “Copy Links”.
  2. The links will then be copied to your clipboard and you can paste them wherever you need to.

Share Safari Tab Groups on macOS

How to Delete a Safari Tab Group

Finally, when you no longer need a Tab Group, it is simple to delete it.

Delete Tab Groups on Safari

  1. Just right-click the Tab Group you wish to get rid of and select “Delete”.
  2. This will remove the Tab Group from your Safari sidebar.

Delete Safari Tab Groups

Sync Tab Groups in Safari across all Apple Devices

Apple Syncs your Tab Groups across all your devices running iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey. This means you can access your Tab Groups on your iPhone, iPad, or any other Macs you own.

This allows you to stay organized and productive no matter where you are.

Truly, Tab Groups in Safari are a fantastic way to manage and organize your open browser tabs.

Whether you’re using your Mac for work, shopping, or trip planning, Tab Groups provide a simple and efficient way to keep your tabs organized and easily accessible.

Now, Google has introduced Tab Groups for Google Chrome. It would be nice to do a comparison one day.


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