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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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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How do I disable Swipe Between Pages on Safari

I am trying to find how to enable and disable the Swipe between pages gesture via the defaults command either system wide or just for Safari. I can't do it manually as we will need to do this on ...
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Safari won't enter fullscreen

I'm currently running Safari 5.1.4 on Mac OS X Lion 10.7.3, and after bringing it out of the fullscreen mode, I quit safari using Command+Q. When I restarted my Mac, for some reason, Safari won't ...
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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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Install Safari 7 from Mountain Lion

I am currently running Mountain Lion and have Safari 6.2. I need to upgrade Safari to version 7 to run some tests for a particular application. However, in order to upgrade Safari I need to upgrade to ...
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Possible to search Safari's “Reading List”?

Anyone know if there is a way to search Reading List? Not necessarily the full text of the pages — but at least the titles/descriptions that you see when looking at the Reading List pane within ...
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problems with safari search results (freeze, crash) after updating to ios 8 (ipad air)

ever since i updated to ios 8 on my ipad air 1, and even after downloading the first software update 8.1, safari has been really annoying! First, it often freezes and shuts down when i search with ...
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iOS 8 Safari SharePoint 2013 Windows Authentication Support

I would like to support SharePoint 2013 with default out-of-box settings on iOS 8 devices. I see a lot of forum discussion on both Apple and Microsoft sites regarding IIS Windows Authentication being ...
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Why does Office for Mac need Safari and Chrome closed for installation?

In an update for MS Office for Mac, the installer asks to close Chrome and Safari — why? What do those programs have to do with Microsoft Office? I only have Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
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How to display favicon on my Safari Tab ?

I want to display favicon on my Safari Tab : I am using Yosemite 10.10. I've tried Glims, it doesn't seem to work with Yosemite. I'm wondering if there are other way around to tweak this.
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Default search language in Safari?

With OS X, how do I get Safrai's location-bar search to use a particular language? This problem arises because I live in Japan but I don't want Japanese results. The following URL will let me do ...
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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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Safari - Display Favicons In Favorites Bar

Is it possible to display favicons in Safari's Favorites Bar? For example, my Favorites Bar in Firefox looks like this: I've tried using glims, but can't get it to do this.
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safari and firefox now crash immediately on launch in yosemite 10.10.1

my browsers started crashing immediately on launch on my late 2012 mac mini. i reinstalled yosemite 10.10.1 again, and for a whole day, safari behaved perfectly. then both browsers started crashing ...
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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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my cursor isn't changing to a pointer when hovering in Safari

I have this weird issue, where my cursor isn't changing to a pointer (or any other cursors) when I'm browsing the web. MBPr mid 2012, OS X Yosemite, Safari 8 Anyone knows how to fix this?
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Safari Autofill is using the wrong Contacts card

I am using Safari 7. The Autofill feature is using the wrong card in my Contacts list. How can I get Safari to use my Contacts card?
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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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Safari 8.0 web process at 100% CPU every time I start Safari after resuming from sleep

Whenever I start Safari 8.0 (on Yosemite 10.10) after resuming my Mac from sleep, it kicks off a web process which consumes 100% CPU and soon gets the fans on my MBA going: What's strange is that ...
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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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Is there a way to reduce the opening tab of safari

When opening a new tab or window in Safari, sometimes the address field is selected, and sometimes it isn't. If it's not, there's no way to tab to it. Is there a way to make the bar always selected by ...
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Broken Safari: Dom Exception 18

I've just tried everything and I cannot seem to fix this for the life of me. Basically, Safari has started reporting the following error in the JS console: "SecurityError: DOM Exception 18: An ...
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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 to get custom favorites icons in Safari 8 on Yosemite?

I am wanting to add custom favorites icons (i.e. new tab page) for my website in Safari 8 on Yosemite. I have tried the open graph tag og:image with both png and jpg formats. I have also looked over ...
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Gmail message about safari

When I try to access my gmail account the following message appears: "This version of Safari is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser." I know my safari version is: Version ...
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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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Safari not loading Gmail; Google/YouTube invalid certificate

I've tried changing DNS servers to OpenDNS's, I've cleared my history and website data from Safari, and I've uninstalled all extensions… but the browser just won't load Gmail! Whether I click on Sign ...
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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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Is there a Safari plugin to remove mackeeper ads?

I don't mind ads, banners and the like. What I do mind is the fact that almost all the ads I see recently are ads for Mackeeper. Popups, banners, it's everywhere. Am I the only one that has this ...
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Safari address bar complete URL with keyboard shortcut

Does Safari in OS X have a keyboard shortcut to complete a URL in the same fashion that Chrome does? I'd like to be able to type in an incomplete address like askdifferent, press a key combo, and ...
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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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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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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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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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Why is my cookie blocked by Safari on iOS7? (iphone)

I own a web application dealing with a Cookie (for authentication). On all devices (Macbook, PC, even Ipad iOS7) excepting Iphone, the whole works, meaning the cookie is well stored on these ...
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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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Is there a shortcut to change tabs on safari?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to switch tabs on Safari?
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iOS 8 Safari verify server identity error

We have a site running on https in production. In QA we run it on https but we don't have a valid SSL cert for it. So on iOS Safari 8, we get a error message saying that "Server identity cannot be ...
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Google Hangouts on Mavericks in Safari or Chrome: how to adjust audio settings?

I could have sworn that Google Hangouts used to provide a settings panel for testing and adjusting audio settings. I know I've used it in the past: it was a facility that showed volume levels, let ...
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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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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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BBC iPlayer paused when mute

If I play a radio station through the BBC website, e.g. (I believe this is available worldwide): http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/player/bbc_radio_two When I mute the mac the playback pauses. This doesn't ...
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Safari's 'Shared Links' in Notification Center

Safari has the option to subscribe to RSS feeds, so you can watch them in the 'Shared Links' section of your browser. I'm wondering, is it possible to receive "push notifications" for this in the ...
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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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How do I merge the tabs of two safari windows when I have more than two open?

So far, I know how I can merge all windows with all their tabs using: I use different windows in safari to organize them by content. Sometimes it makes sense to merge the tabs of two windows. This ...
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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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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 Toolbar Icons Blank

Regularly, after some time using Safari, 3rd party icons in Safari toolbar become blank. Restarting Safari fixes the problem, but after some time it happens again.