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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Gmail tab in Safari Consumes high band width

I have figured a process called 'Safari networking' (I think it's the process of safari browser) consumes lots of bandwidth. It's about 1 GB in 1 hour, but I didn't download anything. I have also ...
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How can I transfer Clash of Clans save to Android? [on hold]

i cant open my clash of clan the new update of clash of clan is 7.1.1 version. but my ipad1 can only install 5.1.1 down. what would i do to transfer my coc to android?
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Activate the frontmost Safari and run Javascript

I'm trying to run Javascript on the Safari, whose frontmost is true. tell (application "Safari" whose frontmost is true) to do JavaScript theScript in current tab of first window But I get an ...
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Banish the tab bar on Safari 8 (when tabs are open)

With a trackpad, one can do a pinch and see all open tabs. It's a very nice interface and really well done. The thing is, with this feature, there is really no need for the tab bar, and things would ...
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Flash Player breaks Safari!

As of a few days ago, some Safari webpages (the first and most frequently-occurring of which was Facebook's News Feed) would start loading but then freeze up. I went into Activity Monitor, and while ...
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Safari will not save bookmarks after I close out of the program

I am running OS 10.9.5 and Safari will not save bookmarks after I close out of the program. I tried the fixes listed earlier, but I cannot get the file ~/Library/Safari/Bookmarks.plist to open or let ...
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“Safari” would like to control this computer using accessibility features

I recently did a clean install of OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 on my MacBook Air. I was making a credit card payment on the Barclaycard website and received a dialog window saying ""Safari" would like to ...
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How to make Safari open all PDFs in-browser?

For the majority of PDFs I view in Safari, they are opened in-line, which is what I want. For example, these all open in Safari: MSP430F665x Data Sheet MCP1700 Data Sheet BAT54 /A /C /S Data Sheet ...
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Change download location of Safari PDF download button

I would like the following behaviour of the Safari PDF Download button: On clicking the PDF download button by moving the pointer to the bottom of a pdf/ps, the file is downloaded to the Downloads/ ...
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Is there any way to translate words in Safari on iOS and Mac?

I am currently reading a few websites in European languages (Spanish, Italian, German and French), and I'd like to be able to quickly translate words that I don't know (not the entire articles, which ...
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How do you remove Safari 7.0.4 on Mac OS X 10.7.5

How do you remove Safari 7.0.4 on Mac OS X 10.7.5?
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Safari has disappeared from my iPhone 6

Safari is NOT on my iPhone 6 anywhere. It is not in a folder as I have not put any extra folders on it. I also do not have the use of Spotlight. Cannot figure this out.
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Why does Safari OS X no longer open full screen, and why won't the little green circle make my window full screen?

I have been watching Netflix on my computer and made the mistake of quickly cleaning my keyboard (pressing a bunch of random buttons) while a video was playing. Ever since, my full screen option won't ...
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Locate webpage processes (to kill them when reach memory limit)

Lately I'm suffering memory issues on Safari. Every few time the opened webpages start eating memory. See the example image. I'm thinking of creating a script to kill those webpages when reach a ...
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iOS 8.1.3 breaks Safari credit card scanning

Last night my iPhone 4S was running iOS 8.1.2 and safari credit card scanning was working perfectly OK. This morning I upgraded to iOS 8.1.3 and the functionality is now broken. I created an HTML ...
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Is it possible to disable Safari extensions when using Private browsing?

I recently switched from Chrome to Safari for a few choice web applications, and I found that I couldn't disable extensions like Lastpass when browsing privately, at least not apparently, like I could ...
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How not to have click twice to pause youtube videos

Im a complete new Mac user. When I have a youtube video playing in safari window, and I'm typing an email in a different safari window, I have to click twice to pause the youtube video, once to ...
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Why does Yosemite Safari never time out trying to go to *.local?

On the version of the Safari web browser that's included with Mac OS Yosemite, trying to go to any web site whose hostname ends in ".local" will cause the browser to sit there forever waiting for a ...
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Shortcut to copy text to clipboard and then search it on safari?

is there a shortcut for this: I'm on Safari and see a term I'd like to google. Maybe an obscure term or something I want more information of (gadget, e.g.) Now what I do is: I copy the text open a ...
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Safari download bar rar file icon show as VLC icon,which associate to The Unarchiver should shows its icon

Safari download bar rar shows file icon as VLC icon, but .rar is associated with associate to The Unarchiver and should show its icon
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safari iPad: disable ipad cache while its connected to mac?

i read online recently that there is a way to disable safari's cache on the iPad using the mac's safari developers tools as long as the iPad is connected via usb. I can't find the article i was ...
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How to lock down safari?

I'm a Linux user, but a friend comes to me with tech support questions from time to time. Generally, I refer him to the genius bar. He's getting spyware due to browsing habits, and, apparently, the ...
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How Apple.com set Apple Touch Icon?

Apple Touch Icon is a icon used in Safari 8 favourite new page on OS X,or web clip in Home screen on iOS. ...
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Is there a browser that has a “tab history” to easily traverse lots of tabs to the Nth one before the current tab?

Sometimes I have scores of tabs open in Safari, and while working on one tab I need to refer to another tab (or several other tabs) and return to the one I was working on. Sometimes it is ...
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Reading RSS feeds in native iOS 8

If I click an RSS feed in Safari on iOS 8, ie. from this page, the Podcast app is mysteriously opened, showing the feed as if it were a Podcast. The feed cannot be read however. I would expect the ...
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Yahoo Search has hijacked all my internet browsers (Safari, Firefox). How to remove the adware/malware?

Today I installed a program that I'm familiar with and that I have used before called Filezilla using SourceForge. I've never had a problem with it before, and I only uninstalled it because I had no ...
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Test a local site with Safari (Mavericks)

I installed nginx+php on mavericks and it works. I want to test local projects using the .dev extension (exp.: myproject.dev) instead of using the subfolder syntax (exp.: localhost/myproject/) I ...
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Safari 8.0.2 is adding www to certain domains - how can I disable this?

When I type or paste a domain into the Safari URL bar that starts with http://local it always adds www. I'm a web developer and have setup dozens of sites with the local. prefix but now can't test ...
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AppleScript in OS X 10.10 to Resize Safari window and take Screen Shot of that window and repeat with multiple sizes

I would like to build an AppleScript Application that when run will do the following: Open up Safari and navigate to a specific URL, or a line delimited file, or CSV. This is not required but would ...
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Is there a way to make Safari open a dark blank page?

I have Safari set to open a blank page when I open a new tab. I like it better than what it is normally set to, but unfortunately I work late a lot and the giant white area on the screen bothers my ...
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Old safari on Yosemite

Is it possible to get Safari 5.1 running on Yosemite next to Safari 8? (For testing web pages)
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snippet.cgi — as many as 10 at a time in rapid succession…

Some sites, just navigating to them, in Safari, I have not tested in any other browsers, will auto download a file called snippet.cgi to your ~/Downloads folder. I just went to ...
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iOS 8 Safari in Iphone, appending to autocompleted url

In iOS 8 Safari, when it autocompletes a url one begins to type, it would be useful if we could move the cursor to the end of the autocompleted url so we can append more path and file info. Is it ...
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Is it possible to render $\LaTeX$ in Safari?

Is there a Safari extension for rendering LaTeX in webpages? That is, take expressions like $...$ and replace them in the page with the rendered LaTeX. I couldn’t find anything on Google.
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Clear Safari history & iTunes login

I have installed Yosemite OS on my Mac and I encounter the following problem. Whenever I clear Safari history, then I always have to login to iTunes if I want to use the online services (e.g. internet ...
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VTDecoderXPCService taking CPU

Sometimes I notice CPU load for no reason and I see in Activity Monitor that VTDecoderXPCService is using 15-30% of CPU. After I restart Safari it is ok for some time until it happens again. Any ...
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Mailto links on websites open iTerm instead of Mail

In both Chrome and Safari mailto: links open up iTerm instead of Mail. This seemed to have started happening right around the same time I added a shortcut through Settings > Keyboard > Shortcuts > ...
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Java 8 is not working

I have updated to yosemite and installed java 8. But, it is not working. When I try to verify java version or run any java app on browsers (chrome and safari), I see blank field. If there is any ...
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Safari extensions corrupted

I'm attempting to install a Safari extension and I'm getting a error that says: "1Password-4.2.5.safariextz is damaged and can't be open. You should move it to the Trash." I thought maybe the ...
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Fit-screen dosn't fill all the screen

I'm new Mac user, on Yosemite. Some apps, like Chrome Sublime Text, when I double click on the title bar doesn't fit my screen, check the image Also for some others apps, Like Xcode or Safari it ...
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“Internet Passwords” gone in keychain and safari

Today I noticed that a lot (!) of my stored "internet passwords" disappeared from my keychain. Plus, some of the few remaining are mixed up (wrong domain for the account). I'm using Mac OS 10.10.2 ...
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How to disable the scrolling on OS X Safari?

What I would like to be able to do is set a certain part of a webpage in the viewport of Safari and then "Lock" the scrolling temporarily so that I can't accidentally scroll up or down and move what I ...
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Can the iOS Facebook app set cookies in Safari?

There is already a similar question, but it hasn't received any useful answers. Given that Facebook recently changed their terms of usage, I think this needs an up to date answer. Given that I would ...
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Automator and Safari, save web archive when visiting websites

How can I save all websites I visit in Safari? Preferably I would save by domain (so saving foo.html and bar.html share the same resource files, images, etc.) Is Automator the tool for the job?
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Enlarging the omnibar in Safari 8

I am using Safari 8.0.2. Safari 8 introduced some really great features, but it made the omnibar tiny - it now occupies less than a third of the toolbar, and it seems impossible to adjust its size. I ...
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Way to prompt for a keyboard on the iPad?

So I am trying to access my iCloud Drive via safari on my iPad mini 3, I go to Safari and tap the Request Desktop Site so that I can view my iCloud account. I have two step verification turned on for ...
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Mobile Safari opens tab with window.scrollY set to large negative number, only Smart Banner visible

I'm trying to figure out a very vexing bug (which might well be a mobile Safari issue) where opening a URL from an app is causing the page to load with a large negative scroll value and only the Smart ...
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How can I add a website to Notification Center after denying its initial request?

For example, when visiting eBay.com or cnn.com, a dialogue box pops up asking if the site can send notifications to Notification Center. If you initially choose deny, but change your mind later, ...
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Safari 8 Not Showing Network Requests when using the web inspector/develop tools

I have a feeling that I may have toggled some settings, but I can't find it anymore. Basically I am trying to monitor requests sent from my webapp. The usual method is Inpect Element -> Timelines -> ...
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safari to open external links in new window

I like safari to open links in new tabs in general. I.e. when I do a search, I want results I click to open in new tabs in the same window. This allows to have multiple windows with multiple tabs and ...