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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Keep Finder On-Top While Dragging Links From Safari URL Bar

In the previous version of OS X, Mavericks, I used to be able to have a browser window open and a finder window open, I used to then be able to drag a link from the URL into the finder window to drop ...
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Annoying lag while searching in iOS Safari

More or less from iOS 8.2 update I suffer a little, but very annoying, trouble in Safari. I open Safari, I type in the search bar what I need (web page or something to search on Google) then I've to ...
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Safari on Yosemite stops loading tabs if a new one is created

If I visit a site in Safari, and before it loads, create a new tab or switch over to an existing one, the loading stops in the initial tab. Has anyone else experienced this as well? None of the ...
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Chrome-like inline search highlighting in Safari?

I just switched over from using Chrome to Safari and I really like it, but I find the search function in Safari very limiting. Are there any extensions for Chrome-like highlighting in Safari? For ...
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Opening a subset of bookmarks in a Bookmark Folder

I imported my bookmark folders from Chrome, which I now hate. How can I open a subset of bookmarks in a folder, but NOT ALL bookmarks in the folder, each in a NEW tab. I am using Safari 7.1.5 and OS ...
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iPhone 5s silver iOS 7.1.2

I bought 5s silver since 2014.That's my Fav & it's very useful for me...but now I don't know exactly that my phone is power off when using it & for 1min,it's power on automatically.Then I saw ...
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Character encoding in Safari Mobile

I've developped a website using JSF, which is accessed by Safari mobile running on Iphone 5C. Most of the Iphones behave correctly, send the text encoded as it should, but on one of them, text is ...
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Disable Safari in OS X

How do I disable Safari in OS X? The desired effect is the same as in iOS: in iOS, you can easily disable Safari through the Restrictions settings, and the app just hides but is not uninstalled. You ...
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Safari custom keyboard shortcuts do not work

I am trying to assign keyboard shortcuts to User agents in Safari's Develop menu on OSX Yosemite. I have done so and now the assigned shortcuts appear in Safari's develop menu. I expect the change of ...
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Downloading old Safari point releases (Ex: 8.0.4)

I am attempting to build VMware Fusion images with each recent point release of Safari. I've had success with the versions bundled with OS X updates (10.10.1, 10.10.2) but I am not sure if it's ...
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Export or save safari history on iPad without iTunes or iCloud or computer

is there a way to export or save safari history right on the iPad using an app maybe? I don't want to move the history over to another device, but just want to see the full list of history (that's not ...
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How to disable auto password filling (Keychain) while in private browsing mode in Safari?

Keychain offers to auto complete forms including passwords even in private browsing mode. How can I disable this? I'm using Safari 8.0.5 on Yosemite 10.10.3. Edit: The use case here is when other ...
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iPad App that can store longer history than Safari

Is there an app that can keep longer than a week or so of browsing hisotry, which is what seems to be available in Safari? The longer the better...
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iPad: Does “website data” under Safari settings show all websites I visited?

Recently I realized Safari doesn't keep much of browsing history, which is a bummer for me. Then I find this section called "website data" in Settings. Would be great if the list in there shows all ...
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How much Safari history is kept on iPad?

How many Safari history entries are kept on iPads until automatically deleted? (Not sure if this depends on iPad model or version of iOS…)
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How do I get Safari on OS X to stop ignoring the protocol part of a URL when the hostname starts with “ftp”?

I'm using Safari 8.0.5 on OS X 10.10.3. We have a server that's accessible over both FTP and HTTP. This server's name begins with "ftp." Whenever I try to connect to this server over HTTP, Safari ...
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Restore closed tabs with no back up (iOS)

I accidentally closed all my windows in safari and wondering if there is any way to reopen them? Some of them had been open for days so I don't know if I can find correct ones from History. No back ...
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osx trackpad gesture to switch between chrome tabs

Is there a trackpad gesture to switch between Chrome browser tabs? I understand there may be one for Safari.
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Macbook Pro Hangs/Freezes sometimes

I don't turn off my MacBook Pro very often, and sometimes it just freezes and restarts itself after a few seconds. Its very annoying, especially when I'm working on something. I contacted support a ...
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How to manually create a working .webloc file?

So I created a .webloc file using a .vncloc file as a template (standard xml/plist format), but instead of opening in a Safari window, it is downloading the html of the website into a file. My goal ...
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How to remove an entry from iOS Safari's URL bar?

On my iPad (iOS 8.3, but this also happened with earlier versions), when I start typing in the URL bar, one of the completions is a rather unsavory URL which I visited once. It appears in the ...
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Ctrl-Enter equivalent in Safari?

According to an Apple Discussion thread, adding / will append .com after the URL, but it does not work for me. Also, as suggested in that thread, hitting Enter after the URL should add the correct ...
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Safari: search producing unpredictable results

I've observed something weird with Safari search. The search is unable to find words that are obviously present. For example, I went to this page. I know that the phrase 'lincRNA' is present on the ...
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Custom keyboard layout: Command+V doesn't paste in Safari and Mail

I have created a custom keyboard layout (.keylayout file) and remapped (amongst other keys) the X, C and V keys. However, I want to keep Cmd+X/C/V like on the QWERTY, because it's practical and I am ...
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Browsers Slow Down with use

I'm using a retina Macbook Pro (mid-2014). I've been having this issue with Chrome recently, however it's not just Chrome, it's just that I notice it with Chrome more because it's the browser I use. ...
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iPhone: copy–paste of URL not working

I sometimes want to tweet a link from my iPhone (4s / iOS 8). On iOS 6 I used to simply copy the URL from Safari and paste it into the text field of the twitter app. Placing the 'cursor' inside URL ...
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How to prevent Shazam from opening unwanted ads?

Sometimes, when I use Shazam on my iPhone, like reviewing what I've tagged (which songs) previously and so on it's suddenly opens Safari with some url and after several redirects it opens App Store ...
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Where did “Open in Safari” go?

Suddenly, the option to open in Safari is missing from my share menu. It's not even listed in the "More" options menu. The only unusual thing I've done recently is to install iCloud for Windows on my ...
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Safari, iTunes, Chrome etc. won't recognize root certificates after recent update to Safari 7.1.5 (Mavericks)

After installing the most recent security and Safari updates (7.1.5) on Mavericks, Safari and other applications (those using NSURLConnection/CFURLConnection) no longer recognize any root certificates ...
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Assigning keyboard shortcut to iOS User Agent in Safari's develop menu

I am trying to assign a keyboard shortcut to the Develop > User Agent > Safari iOS 8.1 - iPhone menu item of Safari web browser. But in the System Preferences > Keyboard > App Shortcuts, ...
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Client side certificates

I'm trying to set up a site to require client-side certificates for authentication. However when I browse to the site, the only certificates I'm able to present to the webserver are those listed in ...
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Too many redirects occurred trying to open GMail by clicking on the icon on the Goggle Webpage.

Gmail was loading fine until yesterday when it suddenly stopped. I get the message "Safari can't open the page - Too many redirects occurred trying to open" I get the same message if I just try to ...
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Dictation with browser : have Mac Book Pro speak out web pages

Can I use dictation to have Firefox/ Safari to read me pages? Using a MacBook Pro - OS X 10.9.4
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How to set `Go to address` to open the address in a new tab in safari

I am a new Safari user, and I want the browser to open a new tab instead of the current tab when I select an address and click Go to address, just like in Chrome. Can I achieve this without plugin?
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Little stuttering in system preferences

I have MacBook Pro 15,4 from late 2014 (with internal graphic Intel only). When I started using it, I noticed little stuttering when I'm scrolling pages on Safari, or when I go to the System ...
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iOS diagnostics test gives you new problems?

Has anyone gotten software problems after performing the iOS diagnostics test offered by Apple? (where you get a test URL from Apple support) I can't connect to Gmail on Safari after the test... it ...
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Safari 8 fails to play any (mp4) video in-browser

I'm using Safari 8.0.4 on OS X 10.10.2. Anywhere and everywhere, Safari refuses to play any (mp4) video on any website. Youtube and Apple's website are the only places where Safari plays any videos. ...
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Adding a bookmark to a new folder in Safari?

In Chrome, when adding a new bookmark, you can choose to add it to a new folder you create at that time, through "Choose Another Folder" > "New Folder". However, in Safari, I find if I need to do ...
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Can I make my website respond to Apple voice dictation for navigation?

I'm learning about how to add accessibility into my website and want to include Apple voice dictation as a way to navigate the site. Actually writing this question using voice dictation and hope that ...
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if application “Safari” visible is false then (AppleScript)

I would like to check if Safari is visible, my AppleScript code was this, but it doesn't work ... How can I check the visible with AppleScript? if application "Safari" visible is false then tell ...
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Stop syncing Safari history through iCloud between 1 or more computers or iOS devices

If I uncheck the Safari option under iCloud settings either on a Mac or an iOS device will the links stop syncing between devices?
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safari cannot play audio in wikipedia

The safari in my iPhone 6 can not play audio file in Wikipedia, for example, the following picture shows a audio file one a Wikipedia page but I cannot play it. what's wrong with it and how to fix ...
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Safari History gets deleted after a while?

Okay, I've had this problem for like 2 years and I'm absolutely pissed off about it. For some reason, (even though I have set "Delete History" to "Manual") my Safari history keeps getting deleted. For ...
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I can't find the adware to remove it [duplicate]

I have some pretty invasive adware going on right now. It is in both Safari and Chrome, so I don't believe it is an extension (I have also looked through all extensions). I have also tried searching ...
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How can I see a url link inside a PDF file opened in Safari or in Preview without open that link?

I've got a PDF file with an Image inside that has a url link to a page. I need to see that link without opening it. I expect to see this link when I move the mouse on the image, but I can't see it ...
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How to auto-complete url in safari

Can someone tell me what is the keyboard shortcut for auto completing a URL in the safari address bar? PS: Like in chrome or Firefox the keyboard shortcut is Control+return, Command+Return.
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YouTube 720p60 video freezes

So, YouTube can't handle 720p60 and 1080p60 videos in Chrome and Safari. Any help? I have a Macbook Pro Mid-2009 2.26 Ghz, Yosemite 10.10.2
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Safari for one user can't connect to local server via https due to new cert

This is similar to Safari can't connect to https, but is just for one single https site. Safari can't connect to my local NAS' HTTPS site anymore because it "can't establish a secure connection". ...
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Safari keeps warning “malicious javascript detected on this domain”

Safari keeps warning malicious javascript detected on this domain, and there is only a OK button to click. It is stupid to click OK again and again. How to prevent this? I think the so-called ...
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Safari iPhone 6 will not load static website which is hosted on AWS

Currently I am encountering an issue with loading a webpage with Mobile Safari on my iPhone5. The site was just deployed with AWS (Amazon Web Services) here is the link http://www.point.plumbing The ...