How do I restore my Safari browser. I accidentally deleted it. Now I have to use Google or Bing. Whoops!

  • The only way I know is to use OS X restore with "cmd+r" that will restore the installation, since the Safari is integrated part of it. – Ruskes Jul 28 '15 at 19:02
  • How did you "accidentally" delete it? – user3439894 Jul 28 '15 at 19:18
  • You might want to re-install the 10.10.4 Combo Update to see if that re-installs Safari, too. – IconDaemon Jul 28 '15 at 19:33
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    Did you "Delete" it or just remove it from the Dock? Go to your Applications folder, if it is there, drag it back to your dock. – bjbk Jul 28 '15 at 19:58

Many who are new to the Mac and OS X mistakenly think they have deleted something if they accidentally or purposely remove a icon from the Dock.

If that is what you have done, restoring it to the Dock is easily done.

  • Find your Applications folder
  • Locate Safari
  • Drag to the dock

Or, double click on it and it will open. There you can pin it to the Dock. By long pressing the icon or right clicking and select options. See screenshot below. The other way to keep it there is simply to drag it to a new location on the Dock closer to the Finder icon.

If you dragged it to the Trash from the Applications folder, the open the trash folder by double clicking on it and restoring from there.

If you truly deleted it, which is very hard to do "accidentally", a restore of your OS may be in order.

Pin to dock

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