Change the Search Engine in Safari on Mac

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Steps

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    To start with, open Safari and do a simple search for "widgets" and press "enter".
    Notice that the default search engine is set to Google.
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    You can change the search engine by clicking "Safari" near the top-left corner of the screen.
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    Then, click "Preferences..." in the menu.
    You can also use the "command" + "," keyboard shortcut to bring up the preferences.
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    Now, click the "Search" icon in the menu along the top of the window.
    The icon is a magnifying glass.
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    Click the "Search engine" drop-down menu.
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    Instead of using Google, you can click "Yahoo", "Bing", "DuckDuckGo", or "Yandex".
    For this tutorial, let's click "Bing".
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    Then, close the menu by clicking the red button in the top-left corner.
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    Click the search input field.
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    Press "enter".
    You will now receive web search results from Bing.
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