How to Show the Menu Bar in Safari for Windows

Toggle the menu bar on and off at will

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In Safari for Windows, the menu bar is hidden by default, providing more real estate for web pages. Here's how to display the Safari menu bar so that you can access your bookmarks, browser history, and more.

Instructions in this article apply to Safari for Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.

How to Show the Safari Menu Bar in Windows

To display the menu bar in Safari for Windows, select the Settings gear in the top-right corner of the browser window, then select Show Menu Bar.

Settings gear in the top-right corner of the browser window, then select Show Menu Bar.

Once the menu bar is enabled, you can find all of its submenus including File, Edit, View, History, Bookmarks, Window, and Help. The Develop submenu will also appear between Bookmarks and Window if you enabled developer mode in Safari's advanced settings.

If you want to hide the menu bar again, select the Settings gear and choose Hide Menu Bar. You can also select View > Hide Menu Bar from the menu bar.

select View > Hide Menu Bar from the menu bar.

How to Download Safari for Windows

Although Apple no longer officially supports Safari for Windows, you can still download the browser for most versions of Windows from unofficial sources such as torrent websites and public file sharing platforms.

To avoid malware, always use antivirus software before downloading files from the web.