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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How to downgrade Safari from 8.0.6 to 8.0.4?

I am investigating a website bug that seems to only occur in Safari 8.0.4 (Yosemite 10.10.2), but I am on 8.0.6 (Yosemite 10.10.3) already. Is there any way to downgrade Safari to the patchlevel I ...
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Is it possible to give a custom name to a browser window on OS X?

Is it possible to give a custom name to a browser window on OS X? Perhaps by using a Window Manager that has this feature? If yes, which one has it? The motivation for this question is : I have 100 ...
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Download flash videos OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 Safari

How can i download flash videos from safari in OS X Yosemite 10.10.3
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Safari keeps deleting items from my reading list

My safari's reading list is "one shot", in the sense that if I open a URL it gets deleted, so I can just read it once. But some articles are long and I read them in 3-4 times. How do I change this ...
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MacBook Pro (13 inch, mid 2009) crashing hard in Safari; can't run Apple hardware testm

Several months ago my Mac started crashing. Usually it happens exactly when I click a link in Safari (Edit: I tested with Chrome and get the same behavior). I click a link, the page starts to load, ...
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How do I stop Safari on my iPad from reloading tabs once they are already open?

For instance, I like reading Quora. They regularly send me digests to my email. What I do is I click the link from the email that opens the digest in Safari tab. I usually prefer to leave those open ...
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How to properly download the following plugin video?

After nearly a week browsing all over the web, using Safari 5.1.10 Develop menu, Activity Monitor, etc…, how can I download the following video to my Mac: http://screengrabber.deadspin.com/messi-...
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How to make Safari warn me with a pop-up window before closing a tab?

Whether it is Chrome, Firefox or Safari, I always encounter this problem. I stream this video and let it loads for like 30 minutes so I can watch. Meanwhile, I navigate through my 10 other tabs. At ...
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Can I use keywords in Safari as Google Chrome?

The main reason because I use Google Chrome on my Mac is its keyword feature that I can use as shortcut while I'm searching for something. This is an example of my main keywords: http://i.imgur.com/...
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How do I force Safari to save password for ALL websites?

Just seems safari can be picky with what website password gets saved. Like I can save my password for stackexchange but I can't do the same for macrumors.com. I've looked at Safari preferences and ...
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Normal websites use large amounts of RAM

Lately, on my MacBook Pro, visiting webpages has started to consume large amounts of RAM. Visiting websites like Stack Overflow, golang.org, golang playground, or gnu website causes my computer to ...
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Block sites at specific times

When at college I sometimes find myself looking at website such as Stack Exchange and Mac Rumours. Is there a way how to block sites like this on Yosemite every 1.5hr with 30min break? What I mean is,...
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How can I identify the cause of this SSL error in Safari 6?

I was seeing an SSL error in Safari 6.1.6 (8537.78.2) on OSX 10.8.5 when visiting a website, and the debug information provided from the developer tools didn't indicate the source of the issue. The ...
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Safari does not restore saved tabs when I exit via X icon

When I quit Safari via its Menu or CMD+q, it properly restores saved tabs. However, if I close it via X icon (top left) or by quitting it via right click on its icon in the desktop bar, it does not ...
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My iPad Air won't open internet pages on Safari

I have two devices that are both connected to the same Wi-Fi at my house. We use wireless network and for the past two days I've been getting this message whenever I tried to go on the Internet and ...
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iOS 8: Prevent Safari Mobile from reloading tabs by default

When switching between tabs in Safari Mobile -- Even within a few seconds -- Safari will automatically reload the tab. This will happen more frequently between sessions: Switching between Safari ...
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How do I change one font to another in Safari?

Lets say I have a website with Trebuchet MS. How do I change all instances of that font into something more appealing, like Lucida Grande?
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How to prevent Safari saved passwords being seen with Mac password?

In Safari on OS X via Safari/Preferences/Passwords/ it is possible to view all saved passwords in plain text by entering the Mac password. I want to use a different password. Is this possible? I ...
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Safari anchor download

On the site I'm working on we have some download links for images. We tested on an older macbook running safari 5 and that worked perfectly. However when we updated the OS, safari went to version 8 ...
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Some of my Safari bookmarks don't appear in Spotlight search results

When doing a spotlight search for my bookmarks, some of them appear in the search result but some don't. I was not able to find a pattern about which ones will show up and which ones won't. Newly ...
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Mail window doesn't appear until I enter full screen?

I'm having a very strange problem with Mail on a new iMac which is running 10.10.3. The Apple store migrated the user's home files over from an old MacBook, which was running Snow Leopard, and ...
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Is there an iOS equivalent of Bonjour for Mac?

you know how you can search your locally networked devices on Bonjour in Safari on Macs, and once you select a device, Safari asks you to log in with a username and password to get to the device's ...
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Safari won't open in Yosemite. At all

I recently got my computer re-imaged. Everything was working fine on Yosemite until about an hour ago when my Wi-Fi abruptly disconnected. The AirPort icon gave me the spinning wheel of death, so I ...
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How do I prevent files from being saved as .webarchive

Whenever I want to save files like .csv files that were open in a safari tab, it forces me to either name it as .csv.webarchive or .webarchive. Is there a way to disable this?
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can a timestamp be revealed from safari website data on ipad?

I have an Ipad mini and when checking the website data it will give the KB and bytes but it doesn't tell me what specific days or times that a particular site was visited. is it possible to show or ...
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Privacy aspects of Safari extensions

I'm wondering about privacy aspects of Safari extensions, or which pieces of information active extensions can obtain about my web browsing activities. Should I expect that an extension will generally ...
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Safari 8.0.3 crash while open Yosemite 10.10.2

My MacBook is running on Yosemite 10.10.2. Before sometime Safari was working fine but now it is crashing while opening. Erorr Log: Crashed Thread: 17 Exception Type: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (...
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files are being downloaded with .html suffix [closed]

Every time I download a file from my school site, it gets .html suffix. For example, if I download a file called file.docx from my school site through the safari, it is saved in my downloads directory ...
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Constant spinning beach ball force page reloads online

Macbook Pro 13 inch on Snow Lepoard Cant do anything online as soon as i go from one page to another i get the BBOD and have to force reload all internet pages over and over again, i literally can't ...
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How to upload pdf or, docs in safari or any popular browser in iOS?

I was just stunned today, when I just discovered that I cannot upload my resume either in pdf/doc while applying for a job. All I have access to is Photos, which is my photos and videos repository. ...
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Safari: prevent Google Search from re-focusing search box on keypress

How can I disable Google Search's .js from refocusing on search box when pressing certain keys (a-Z, _, ., etc.). I'd like to keep using Type-To-Navigate Safari extension also on Google search results ...
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safari “find” does not work for partial word [duplicate]

Sorry but I don't know how to describe this problem. Let's see a simple example below. Take this page as an example, when I search(cmd+F) "comp", safari is able to find everything about it; but if I ...
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Is this a new virus or adware/malware signature? How do I resolve this?

Since the last 12 hours or so, I've been facing a virus that's somewhat peculiar. When I open websites, and click any link on those websites, I get a new pop-up tab that opens a link from ad.adsmatte....
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In Safari, there is a lag for the Open Location and New Tab shortcuts.

I started noticing this about a month ago that when I hit CMD+L or CMD+T, there is about a second or so lag to when it actually does something. I verified it's not a memory problem, as it happens ...
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How do I reset safari to a state equal to that of a new user?

There is a website (happening.im) which does not work in my user account, but does work when I switch to the guest user. So the problem is in my user profile somehow. I've tried deleting ~/Library/...
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Full screen always enabled when opening app in OS X

How can I set my Macbook Air to always open new apps in full screen mode? Some apps already do it (Mail for example), but others are always opening as a small window, especially Safari when I close (...
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Bookmarklets on IOS 8

I can't find anything about this on Google, but it appears Safari on IOS8 no longer supports javascript: bookmarklets. Can anyone confirm this? Is there a workaround? I'm using iPhone 6 plus if for ...
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On iPad , clicking yes to a pop-up, any risk or consequence? [closed]

I read a few similar questions but no answer to mine, actually... I use the iPad 2 mostly for Internet surfing and don't have many apps, all of them come from the App Store. I don't visit unsafe ...
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Safari modify suggested url

Imagine I visited a website: http://example.com/food/cake.html with the title Delicious Cake. When I use Safari and start typing Del, one of the suggestions shown by Safari might be the aforementioned ...
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How to alter Safari's default cursor options

Bear with me as I explain how Safari prompts a user to search: Previously, when I would open Safari or open a new tab within Safari, there would be no cursor present (I think). When I would begin ...
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Safari no longer defaults to typing in address bar. Why?

I recently deleted cookies and deleted my AdBlocker for Safari. Since then, things have been acting weird, e.g. websites open slowly, my homepage was set to Yahoo, etc. Previously, when I would open ...
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Why does my iPad send me immediately to the App Store instead of Safari?

I tapped on Safari and suddenly it sent me to the App Store. I tried going back to Safari but it just kept going to the App Store. It just wants me to buy random apps that I don't want.
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Safari printing issues

Lately when I try to print from Safari (Version 8.0.6 (10600.6.3)) on the latest Yosemite, the job won't be printed, keeping the "Printing..." status forever. That happens every time. If I save ...
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Safari - Easy way to open a link in private window?

Is there an easy way to open links in a private window in Safari in OS X? With this, I mean copying the link and pasting it in a new private window not as being easy. In Chrome and Firefox, you can ...
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Safari broken, cannot install any extension

My safari refuses to let me install any extension. All installations ended up with a message: Safari can't install this extension An error occurred while installing the extension <extension ...
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rabbitsearch malware

It seems that my PC got infected with malware. When I open Chrome, rabbitsearch.net pops up as the homepage. And I cannot access to other normal websites. I tried to follow this page to reset the ...
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OS X Yosemite Crashing Frequently (Safari?)

I've got the problem that my Systems is often freezing and than shutting down or restarting. I have a Mid-2012 Macbook Pro Retina and before Yosemite I've never had such problems. Just while writing ...
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iOS “Add to Home Screen” - Delete Data

I believe this is the best forum to ask this question. This issue is with iOS Safari's "Add to Home Screen", and is particularly specific to Google Keep. I added "Google Keep" to Home Screen through ...
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View ASP.NET website developed on a VM in safari on Mac

For school I need to make some assignments in ASP.NET on windows. I Have a MBPR with OS X 10.10 and Windows 8.1 (VMWare) running on it. When I run my project in visual studio, google chrome is opened ...