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 losing history

Every time I quit and start Safari, my history becomes empty. I start to have this problem in the past month on OS X 10.11.2 (15C50). Even if I disabled extensions, the problem continues.
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Safari Bookmarks not syncing via iCloud issue

I am frustrated by this issue that just appeared recently. No matter what I do, any modification (rearranging, deletion) to the bookmarks are soon reverted. the bookmarks are now totally out of sync ...
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How do log out of Twitter in Safari?

this is taking me more minutes than it should be, i can't log out of twitter. I'm using safari browser on an apple computer. UGH. can't twitter make this easier? it says you should go to "Me" tab and ...
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Prevent Safari from exiting fullscreen?

I'm using a Mac mini for a dashboard display, but nearly every day Safari exits fullscreen mode (Well, it it visually appears to do so). To bring it back into fullscreen I just need to move the ...
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Controlling Scroll Bars

On our company page in LinkedIn, under the analytics tab, there is scrollbar. I want a script which will scroll down to the bottom, hit "see more", and recursively continue until the data is ...
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Need to force close suspicious tab/dialogue box jamming everything

Need to force close suspicious tab without accepting a download from a dialogue box that currently has the whole browser stuck.It wants me to click "OK" to unfreeze things. The screen shot (for those ...
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OS X 10.11 Not able to change the folder permission

I have root permission but still I am not able to change the folder permission sudo chmod -R 777 /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/ chmod: Unable to change file mode on ...
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Download / Install .ipa file with mobile safari (when Salesforce1 is installed)

I'm trying to install an .ipa file via mobile safari. When I clicked the link to download the file in mobile safari it shows me the file name and size and then asks me to Open in "Salesforce1" Any ...
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Connected To Wifi Network; No Internet Acess (iPad)

On my school iPad while I had a few tabs open my internet all was all fine and handy dandy but then all of a sudden I lost wifi connection (which my iPad does pretty often so I'm angry but used to it) ...
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Is it possible to access the functions for the PDF overlay bezel in Safari via keyboard?

When hovering the mouse pointer at the bottom of a PDF file being displayed within the Safari browser window, you get a set of 4 icons for Zoom Out, Zoom In, Open in… and Save To Downloads: I would ...
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Can a webpage open in Safari crash the whole computer?

I have a Mid-2011 MacBook Air. Everything seems to be working fine, except Safari keeps freezing and stops responding. Sometimes, when Safari freezes, it causes the whole computer to crash and I have ...
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iOS 9.0.2 Safari - Cannot open the page. Protocol error

I'm having an issue where users accessing my website using an iPhone with iOS 9.0.2 and Safari are experiencing an error on one particular page when submitting a form: "Safari cannot open page. The ...
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Can I get a 'modern' browser for Mac OS X (10.7.5) without upgrading to OS X El Capitan?

I am using Safari (6.1.6) for all my web use but certain sites I use often are telling me my browser is out of date. I gather Safari cannot be upgraded to a more modern status. Having read the ...
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Shortcut to mute tabs in Safari

Is there any shortcut to mute one specific tab in Safari? Or to mute all except the current tab? Using only the MacBook keyboard.
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Safari Mouse Cursor doesn't change back to pointer

I have an issue with Safari on El Capitan where the cursor doesn't change from the Link Select (finger) cursor or the Text Select cursor back to Arrow pointer cursor when i leave the DOM area. It's ...
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Why is my address bar in safari doing this? [duplicate]

Randomly my safari just started doing this: I tried recreating the com.apple.Safari.plist file but nothing changed. Whats up with this?
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Safari error in Intranet Http & Https

If I access my company's intranet using the https URL on Safari, the multiple login request doesn't happen (One time login only). But, the multiple login request happens when I use the http URL. Why ...
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Difference between extensions.apple.com and safari-extensions.apple.com?

When I go to https://extensions.apple.com/?q=zoom, I see 7 results, including ZoomBySite. It is the same result regardless what browser or OS I use. When I go to ...
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See definition of a word inside a hyperlink in Safari?

For normal text, three-finger tap on a word is Safari works as "Look Up". From a recent version of Safari, the same three-finger tap on a hyperlink works as "Quick Look". Then, is there any way to ...
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How to trigger a bash script from right click in Safari on a particular URL?

is it possible when I'm in Safari and have link (URL) to trigger a bach script with an right mouse option? The bach script should be run with this format: bash scriptname.sh -parameter -parameter ...
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Safari Browser Bar - no longer functioning as expected [duplicate]

Please help! The search / address bar in Safari normally autocompletes my typing. So for example, I can type em and it will autocomplete for me. It has randomly stopped functioning and is now forcing ...
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Cannot select text in Safari address bar

All of a sudden, Safari on my Mac has started misbehaving. I can't select the text in the address bar, and so I can't go to any new websites. When it redraws, it goes all weird: I've tried deleting ...
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Safari crash on iOS 9.2.1

[Iphone 6s is what I am using] I have already tried everything on this threat and nothing worked. Its the same problem, I open safari and whenever I try to click on the search bar on the top of the ...
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Weird problems with Safari: search bar and tabs

Suddenly Safari is having weird problems: The search bar is no more searching: I can type URLs but the suggestions are not appearing and queries are not sent to Google (or any other search engine I ...
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Is it possible to have a URL that will open an app on an iOS device, without the app being specially coded to handle that?

Is there like a default url scheme, like openapp://Facebook, that would open the Facebook app (or whatever) if you click that URL from Safari on an iOS device? Or is there some other way to accomplish ...
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Safari still caching even with “Disable Caches” enabled

I'm debugging JavaScript on my iPhone and I can't get Safari to stop caching the JavaScript files. I have "Disable Caches" enabled under the develop menu, and have cleared the cache numerous times ...
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Video playback effects in Safari different from other browsers OS X

I am testing html embedded videos in OS X Safari browser and have come across the following issue. Here is a video link from the page: http://realestate.xitech.com.au/barryplant/17491 In Safari, ...
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Is there a Safari extension to provide a drop-down menu listing all tabs, or shows all tabs in the tab bar?

Safari used to have a dropdown on the right-hand side of the tab bar listing tabs. In Safari 9, that's gone, and instead all tabs are present in the tab bar, with many being almost or completely ...
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Why does Safari display the letter combination 'fi' as 'if'?

I just came across a curious display error and was wondering what may cause it. In Safari the following webpage Cross-Country Skating: shows a strange behaviour. But the source code does not ...
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Automator workflow / app to refresh a given tab in Safari (or even Crome)

When I am coding my Rails app I am switching back to Safari quite often to refresh my local version of the site to see if my changes are correct. It would be awesome to just hit one of the function ...
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AppleScript Save As Dialog in Safari Reader Save As PDF

I have an AppleScript to open move a Safari webpage into Reader view and then to Save As a PDF. I would like it to Save As the PDF with default filename, but always in the same specific location. I'm ...
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How to disable Safari Frequently Visited?

How can you disable the Frequently Visited section in the Safari 9 Favorites tab? I do not like how these auto-generate and need to be manually removed.
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Why does Safari not use its notifications preferences?

I have some websites which have been given permission to use Notification Center, but Safari ignores its own notifications preferences. When you give a site permission, some will create a new set of ...
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Safari 9.0.2 on OS X crashes on special file-URL

I've been working with KompoZer to author some web pages. When I use the "Browse Page" function it opens the web page with this file-URL: file:///.file/id=6571367.190169036. This works fine. When I ...
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How can I enable Safari Push Notifications for sites that only use Local Notifications?

Apple provides web developers two methods to enable Safari Notifications for their site, the simpler one, being a javascript method (Local Notifications) that does not generate a custom Notification ...
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Is it possible to see gchat history in Safari on iPod?

I would like to see my gchat history in Safari (not the mail client or through any app; I can't use these). I realize there is no "easy" way to do this, but can anyone help me with a solution? I ...
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Safari swipe gesture with a non multitouch mouse

I love the swipe gesture but I recently switched from a Magic Mouse to a gaming mouse which is non multitouch. For the back command, Safari only offers a straight keyboard-only shortcut or the ...
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Share Apple ID but don't want to share call log and browsing history… Help?

Help, my husband and I have the same Apple ID and always have, however he got a new phone and somehow now I am getting his call log history he is not receiving mine though, and he is getting my ...
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Downgrade Safari Browser

I have a MacBook Pro with OS X 10.8.5 and I have downloaded the wrong Safari browser, for OS X 10.10. It says "You can't use this version of the application "Safari" with this version of OS X". How ...
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Bluetooth speaker, microcuts when using Safari or Chrome

I just bought a Marshall Acton bluetooth speaker and it sounds well, it pairs perfectly with my Mac, an iPhone 6S and an iPhone 5S. The problem appears when it is paired with the Mac (El Capitan ...
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Address bar locked, open locked greyed out - how to regain control? (blocking location=no in Safari)

Mozilla has a about:config setting, 'dom.disable_window_open_feature.toolbar', is there anything similar for Safari (or Chrome). I don't want a website to pop up, I want it to open in a new tab. Most ...
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How to configure safari browser on iPhone to show closed captions on videos in webpage

I have a closed caption video embedded from youtube on my website that will show the captions when viewing in safari on a desktop computer. When I view the web page in safari on iPhone 6, the captions ...
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Mobile Safari - Always download .pdf links in native viewer, not in-page

Wonder if this is possible? Seems to be possible on desktop Safari as referenced in How make Safari download PDF files instead of opening them in-page? Is a similar change possible on Mobile safari? ...
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AppleScript : Set do script result as variable

I would like to get the result of this search and display the result in a notification or safari popup. " set result to do shell script "curl https://www.binlist.net/json/" & cc without altering ...
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how to install ublock origin for safari

Is there any way to install ublock.origin https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/blob/master/README.md on Safari? My OS is 10.11.2; Safari version is 9.0.2; computer is a 2012 MacBook Pro.
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OS X Leopard Safari shows questionmark?

The Safari icon indicates a question mark. And, it wont let me go to internet etc. How do I find the Safari app and activate it?
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Safari can't verify the identity of the website errors

Well, I did a bit of searching before I decided to post here. I've been getting this message for the past month whenever I visit one of two sites. Both sites are professional companies that sell ...
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Safari: auto center any website

I'm wondering if Safari contains an option to automatically center any website I visit. For example, I like to enlarge the webpage I'm viewing by using the command + keyboard shortcut. When I do that, ...
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Safari won't open PDF hyperlinks

Since I have upgraded to El Capitan, Safari won't open PDF hyperlinks in Web Pages and from Word 2016 documents. Anybody knows how to solve this problem. Did not encounter any problems with Yosemite. ...
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Youtube wont fullscreen properly with Safari 9

After one of the latest Safari update (9.0.1 I believe) I can't use fullscreen option on Youtube properly. When I open youtube page and press F the player goes fullscreen, but the video area itself ...