Safari is Apple's web browser. This tag is for Safari in OS X. For Safari on iOS, use the mobile-safari tag, and for Safari in Windows, use the safari-windows tag.

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Safari not loading webpages when using Google.com

Recently, while using the Safari browser, I have had issue when clicking links on Google.com after performing a search. First, I click the link of the webpage in which I am interested, but nothing ...
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Safari loses web site “login” state after computer restarts

I have a problem with Safari losing my web site login state after a computer restart. For example, if I am logged in to Facebook or StackExchange the before a restart, then after the restart I will be ...
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How can I “Open an app from an unidentified developer” without using the GUI

Basically, I used the native Safari.app web browser to download a third party application and I want to run / open it from the comfort of my bash shell / Terminal.app CLI; despite the following error ...
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Change default app for magnet links in Safari

Currently Safari opens magnet links in Bittorrent. I'm moving to Deluge and I want to change the association. I can't find anything in the preferences of either program to change the association, but ...
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Safari searchbox doesn't save page in the history

When I use searchbox (the same text area used for the URLs) and Google Page is loaded, after clicking on a result, if I try to undo to the previous Google Page, the undo button appears disabled. How ...
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Safari 8 youtube html5 player fullscreen issue

Screen goes flickering and freezes my new Macbook Air(2015) while playing some youtube videos in fullscreen mode in safari 8. This issue was found with youtube HTML5 player. Flickering does not occur ...
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Periodically deleting cookies in Safari

It seems as though extensions in Safari can't access cookies. In firefox there is a great add-on that immediately deletes cookies from a site after you close its tab. This is really helpful for ...
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Can I disable saving passwords in Safari 8?

I just upgraded to a new Mac and a newer OS X release than I previously was running and have encountered some different behaviour in Safari 8 that I can't turn off around offering to save passwords. ...
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On my iPad, how can I tell if a website is secure on Safari?

Does the web address have to be in green, or is it secure if it's in black?
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How do I install an enterprise iPhone/iPad app over the air when using certificate pinning?

I'm using certificate pinning in an enterprise application. Certificate pinning is basically the process of creating your own self-signed root CA, distributing that root CA certificate with your ...
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Yosemite / Safari 8.0.8: reverting the keyboard shortcut for favorites

I have been using the Safari shortcuts where you press CMD + (number) to access the links stored in your bookmarks bar (for example CMD + 1 = google CMD + 2 = Google Image search, CMD + 7 = Stack; ...
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In Safari, how can I view the console and resources at the same time in the web inspector? [closed]

Currently, if I click the button for the console, everything else closes and Safari only shows the console by itself. If I click to show resources, the console disappears—only showing resources. How ...
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Printing a html file to PDF loses HTML formatting

I have this standalone report in html. CSS styles are all embedded within the html itself. When I tried to print to a pdf file, the pdf output becomes I basically lost all the formatting in the ...
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How can I download Minecraft from Aptoide?

I am trying to download Aptoide through Safari to get the latest version of Minecraft, but it keeps sending a message that Safari cannot download this file. How do I do this?
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Where does Safari Web Inspector store images?

I am currently running OS X El Capitan, Public Beta 3 and trying to download images within the Safari Web Inspector. What I did: Opened a website in Safari. Opened the Web Inspector. Selected one ...
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Safari forgets plug-in settings

I have configured Safari (8.0.7, Yosemite 10.10.4) to prompt me to allow Flash on a site by site basis. Most websites I block and some I set to "allow always" However, every couple of days, all the ...
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Apps keep crashing after OS X update

I've just updated my MBP 13'' mid 2010 to OS X 10.10.5 (14F27). I remember that the last update was iTunes 12.2.2.25. After this update, Mac rebooted and installed all the features. Now I'm unable ...
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How to preserve session in Safari private window mode?

I'm comparatively new to Mac OS. I was a Chrome user before. In Incognito mode, it preserves the session, i.e., if you have logged in to Google and you open YouTube in the same window (but in a new ...
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Multiple user accounts in Safari like in Chrome?

Note: creating a separate system user is not an option for me. In Google Chrome, I can create separate "users" and launch a new Chrome window. Tabs that are opened in this window have their own ...
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How do I set the Safari's homepage? [duplicate]

How do I set the homepage of my Safari 8.0.7 or, even better, customize it?
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More tabs for safari without >> [duplicate]

Currently, if safari has more than a certain number of tabs open, it displays a >> symbol at the right of the tabs list, making the higher number tabs only accessible by clicking the >> then the name ...
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How Can Web Sites (Ad Networks) Connect to Different IPs?

I use Safari on my Mac, and I also use Little Snitch (Awesome program, but it can get in the way, from time to time). When I connect to some sites (not always the same ones), it tends to rat out the ...
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What gets synced if I enable iCloud syncing for Safari but not passbook

In my iCloud settings on the iPhone 6, I've selected Safari and deselected Keychain. Which of the following Safari data gets synced via iCloud? Browsing history Bookmarks Open tabs Autofill data ...
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How to get Safari to accept Untrusted Certs on iOS8? (like Chrome)

It looks like Chrome on iOS8 has the ability to 'user accept' untrusted SSL Certs but Safari simply blocks them with an error. The scenario here is that the phone (and iPad) are viewing an internal ...
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How to remove Safari's bar that suggests using dedicated iOS app instead of mobile website

First of all ignore that below screenshot is in Polish. It doesn't matter - I assume that in other languages you have the same situation. Question is simple - in some cases I find using dedicated apps ...
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Safari and Google Chrome not working, Mozilla Firefox is

Safari stopped working for me a couple of months ago, but I didn't worry about it too much because I primarily use Chrome. As of two nights ago, Chrome also stopped working. I used AppCleaner to ...
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How to change the order of the credit cards saved in iCloud/Safari?

As title. My credit cards are displayed in a somewhat random order. It is neither by 1) names I gave them; 2) card number; 3) date added; 4) last 4 digits; 5) expiration date. Anyone knows how they ...
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Typing lag on SE sites - Safari

This is a strange one & only seems to affect text entry [questions, answers & comments] on SE sites. I've not really noticed it anywhere else, but this is where I do most of my web-site ...
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Safari cannot be forced to quit

I am trying to force to quit Safari but that doesn't work. What is happening? When looking at the Dock, the icon Safari is not accompany by a dot (meaning that the application is closed). However, ...
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Allowing cookies from a specific site in Safari

I'm a new Mac user and I have a financial site which says I must allow cookies...and I'm okay with that, I just don't know how to do that. I've looked in my settings and preferences but it appears I ...
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Safari High Avg Energy Impact

Under the Energy Monitor, it always shows high Average Energy Impact (1000+) for Safari. Is this normal? I have attached the screenshots. Although I formatted the entire disk and reinstalled the OS, ...
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My Safari keeps putting up a black box in the middle of the screen that doesn't go away unless I completely close Safari and reopen.

Whenever I leave my Safari open over night, I'll come back to a black box in the middle of the screen that will not go away unless I completely close Safari and reopen it. It's annoying if I'm ...
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How to edit Safari form values?

I would like to be able to selectively edit specific auto-fill form values in Safari - rather than just delete the entire form data for that site. I know I can do the latter from Prefs > AutoFill > ...
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Do Google Chrome and Safari keep sending my IP address to websites while in the background on iOS

When you are not actively using Safari or Chrome, but if they are in the background still with open tabs of websites that were visited while in the foreground, do they keep refreshing and sending my ...
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Why can't I type lower case 'a' in Safari when entering text in a field?

If I open Safari and go to www.google.com and type in a search the letter 'a' can't be typed. I have to press shift+a in order to type a capital letter a but can't type a lower case 'a'. I'm typing ...
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Formatted XML display in Safari 8

I'm trying to find an extension or plugin that allows Safari to display XML in a more user friendly form, similar to how its handled by Firefox. The only relevant information seems to be heavily ...
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How can I find conflicting keyboard shortcuts?

I'm on Yosemite 10.10.4, using Safari 8.0.7. When I press ⌘ + Shift + 7 Safari doesn't show all tabs, as it's supposed to be, but presents me with the crosshair you get when you would otherwise press ...
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Manually deleting the Safari cookies on Yosemite is not working

I am trying to manually delete the cookies for Safari on Mac OSX Yosemite 10.10.3. I have done this with Chrome and FireFox before (you simply locate their cookie files and delete them). But I seem ...
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Why can't I download Safari for Windows from Apple? [closed]

I'm not asking where or if, I'm asking why can't I. Is it not in Apple's interest to make their browser available to Windows and other operating systems? I'm asking as a web developer who wants to ...
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OS 10.9.5 & bookmarks

Yesterday I installed OS 10.9.5 on my desktop Mac. Today I cannot open any bookmarks with Safari? Very frustrating. Every time there is an upgrade - it comes with extra problems.
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What are the Stages to a Connection in Safari?

The title pretty much says it all for this one; I'm interested to know what the exact procedure for connections in Safari is, i.e- the process that sees the progress bar move along until page is ...
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Safari 8.0.7 non-functional on newly installed 10.10.4

Safari 8.0.7 became non-functional immediately after I attempted to make a simple preference change regarding what newly opened windows displayed. I tried everything up to and including, just now: • ...
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Safari in 10.10.4 completely non-functional after simple preferences change

Pressed for time?: one simple question at bottom (thanks) Safari in 10.10.4 has just become non-functional, immediately after I made a simple preferences change to what new windows displayed (I don’t ...
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Safari on OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 CPU problem

Since a couple of days I have problems with the CPU usage of my Safari installation. It runs on OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 (MacBook Pro 13" from 2011). To reproduce it I only have to open one empty tab ...
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Keeping original Created and Modified dates for downloads in osx

Whenever I download files from Safari (in osx Mavericks), they appear in my Downloads folder as "new files" with the current timestamp as Created Date and Modified Date. Does anyone know how to ...
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Is there a way to redirect myself on a pdf document opened with Safari?

I have a new Mac and I use Safari. I was wondering if there is a way to adjust Safari/Pages/whatever when I open a pdf document as a new tab such that when I hyperlink within the documents contents I ...
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How to tell which websites take your MAC address of your iPhone/iPad when visiting?

how can you tell when viewing webpages, which ones are taking down your device info like MAC address, when you use an iphone or ipad? Or how to prevent that information being taken?
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Why are chrome, safari and firefox rendering Open Sans 400 as Extrabold

Today half the web looks ugly. That's because half the web uses Open Sans 400, and on my macbook pro in all browsers it has suddenly started rendering as "Extrabold". Even on the Google Webfonts site ...
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Opening Google/YouTube URLs in Chrome by default when Safari is default browser

Safari is my default browser, and I like it that way. But I want to open Google URLs (Google Docs, YouTube, etc.) in Chrome by default, e.g., when I click on a link in Mail. Is there a system-level ...
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Access reading list on windows without safari

I am a big user of ios environment, I widely use notes, reminders, calendar and reading list on safari. However I recently got a job where I have to sit by a windows machine. I found it really useful ...