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 open “search with google” in context menu with Google Chrome

I've replaced the default search engine via the context menu with Bing (see this question) But it still opens that link in Safari, even though my default browser is Google Chrome. How can I have OSX ...
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What can cause some functions of Safari to be disabled?

I sometimes run into this bug wherein Safari, I cannot add a page to my bookmarks. The option is straight out greyed out as seen here: I am in the Safari application, the window is selected in ...
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How is the tab chosen when opening a link from an external location?

I have Safari open with 111 tabs open. I clicked on a URL that a friend sent me on Skype. Safari opened the link in a random tab that wasn't selected, and was neither the first or the last one on the ...
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Juniper VPN silently dies at 2:52 minutes into session

I'm running Safari 7.1.8 on a Mavericks work machine and connecting to work thru a Juniper VPN. Last year Safari started killing the Network Connect after a few minutes. At the time the workaround ...
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Web Inspector for remotely debugging iPad stays blank under Safari 9.0.1

I am running OS X El Capitan GM in Version 10.11, and Safari 9.0.1. I've an iPad 2 connected (iOS 8.4.1) and open Web Inspector in Safari to debug a website. But, as I open the Web Inspector, it ...
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How to have Mobile Safari and Desktop Safari bookmarks be separate lists?

My mobile Safari bookmarks show up in my desktop browser and vice versa. Is there a way to separate the books without having to create "Desktop" and "Mobile" folders?
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How To Restore Previous 3 sessions of Safari?

Everywhere seems to tell you how to open the previous safari session but what about those before that? I sent my macbook for repair & i only can open my last prev session which probably was ...
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Full Screen Blank on Youtube in Safari

When I watch YouTube videos on Safari, I frequently have an issue where in full screen mode the screen will go blank. Usually all white but it also has gone all black. Audio still plays and if there ...
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Website automatically going to mobile version on MacBook Pro (in Chrome, Firefox and Safari)

Whenever I go to the website www.thetrainingstationinc.com on my MacBook Pro, it always sends me to the mobile version of the site. This doesn't happen on my personal Windows computer. This has ...
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Can Spotlight search for text within Safari for iPhone?

Is there a way to search text within Safari by doing a Spotlight search on an iPhone? There currently is no such way to run a find/search within Safari (boo), so I need a work around.
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Safari/Adobe issues viewing streaming video

I cannot get Safari to view streaming videos from security cameras on a website from a marina where I keep my boat. Sometimes it will play a frame or two, most of the time (95%) I just get a black ...
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3Gs equivalent ways to use Windows' keyboard shortcuts like Home, End, Page Down, Page Up, Ctrl+End, et cetera?

in Windows, when viewing a web page in Chrome and other browsers, End will go to the bottom of the page. with the 3Gs, one risks carpal tunnel of one's index finger when swiping up over and over to ...
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How do I “flush” my DNS/web services so that it sees the updated website like everyone else?

On all my roommates computers my website that I recently changed where the DNS points to actually points to the right location, and when you load it all is well. However for myself, when I load the ...
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Safari 'Download' Icons are stuck showing incomplete

Here is an image of what I am talking about I have two 'download in progress' icons in my Safari window that won't go away. They two 'download in progress' icons are not clickable either. There ...
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Safari not loading webpages when using Google.com

Recently, while using the Safari browser, I have had issue when clicking links on Google.com after performing a search. First, I click the link of the webpage in which I am interested, but nothing ...
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Safari searchbox doesn't save page in the history

When I use searchbox (the same text area used for the URLs) and Google Page is loaded, after clicking on a result, if I try to undo to the previous Google Page, the undo button appears disabled. How ...
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Safari 8 youtube html5 player fullscreen issue

Screen goes flickering and freezes my new Macbook Air(2015) while playing some youtube videos in fullscreen mode in safari 8. This issue was found with youtube HTML5 player. Flickering does not occur ...
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Yosemite / Safari 8.0.8: reverting the keyboard shortcut for favorites

I have been using the Safari shortcuts where you press CMD + (number) to access the links stored in your bookmarks bar (for example CMD + 1 = google CMD + 2 = Google Image search, CMD + 7 = Stack; ...
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More tabs for safari without >> [duplicate]

Currently, if safari has more than a certain number of tabs open, it displays a >> symbol at the right of the tabs list, making the higher number tabs only accessible by clicking the >> then the name ...
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How Can Web Sites (Ad Networks) Connect to Different IPs?

I use Safari on my Mac, and I also use Little Snitch (Awesome program, but it can get in the way, from time to time). When I connect to some sites (not always the same ones), it tends to rat out the ...
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How to remove Safari's bar that suggests using dedicated iOS app instead of mobile website

First of all ignore that below screenshot is in Polish. It doesn't matter - I assume that in other languages you have the same situation. Question is simple - in some cases I find using dedicated apps ...
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Safari and Google Chrome not working, Mozilla Firefox is

Safari stopped working for me a couple of months ago, but I didn't worry about it too much because I primarily use Chrome. As of two nights ago, Chrome also stopped working. I used AppCleaner to ...
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How to change the order of the credit cards saved in iCloud/Safari?

As title. My credit cards are displayed in a somewhat random order. It is neither by 1) names I gave them; 2) card number; 3) date added; 4) last 4 digits; 5) expiration date. Anyone knows how they ...
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Typing lag on SE sites - Safari

This is a strange one & only seems to affect text entry [questions, answers & comments] on SE sites. I've not really noticed it anywhere else, but this is where I do most of my web-site ...
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Allowing cookies from a specific site in Safari

I'm a new Mac user and I have a financial site which says I must allow cookies...and I'm okay with that, I just don't know how to do that. I've looked in my settings and preferences but it appears I ...
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Safari High Avg Energy Impact

Under the Energy Monitor, it always shows high Average Energy Impact (1000+) for Safari. Is this normal? I have attached the screenshots. Although I formatted the entire disk and reinstalled the OS, ...
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My Safari keeps putting up a black box in the middle of the screen that doesn't go away unless I completely close Safari and reopen.

Whenever I leave my Safari open over night, I'll come back to a black box in the middle of the screen that will not go away unless I completely close Safari and reopen it. It's annoying if I'm ...
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Do Google Chrome and Safari keep sending my IP address to websites while in the background on iOS

When you are not actively using Safari or Chrome, but if they are in the background still with open tabs of websites that were visited while in the foreground, do they keep refreshing and sending my ...
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Formatted XML display in Safari 8

I'm trying to find an extension or plugin that allows Safari to display XML in a more user friendly form, similar to how its handled by Firefox. The only relevant information seems to be heavily ...
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OS 10.9.5 & bookmarks

Yesterday I installed OS 10.9.5 on my desktop Mac. Today I cannot open any bookmarks with Safari? Very frustrating. Every time there is an upgrade - it comes with extra problems.
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What are the Stages to a Connection in Safari?

The title pretty much says it all for this one; I'm interested to know what the exact procedure for connections in Safari is, i.e- the process that sees the progress bar move along until page is ...
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Safari in 10.10.4 completely non-functional after simple preferences change

Pressed for time?: one simple question at bottom (thanks) Safari in 10.10.4 has just become non-functional, immediately after I made a simple preferences change to what new windows displayed (I don’t ...
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Keeping original Created and Modified dates for downloads in osx

Whenever I download files from Safari (in osx Mavericks), they appear in my Downloads folder as "new files" with the current timestamp as Created Date and Modified Date. Does anyone know how to ...
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Why are chrome, safari and firefox rendering Open Sans 400 as Extrabold

Today half the web looks ugly. That's because half the web uses Open Sans 400, and on my macbook pro in all browsers it has suddenly started rendering as "Extrabold". Even on the Google Webfonts site ...
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Access reading list on windows without safari

I am a big user of ios environment, I widely use notes, reminders, calendar and reading list on safari. However I recently got a job where I have to sit by a windows machine. I found it really useful ...
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Is there a browser or browser extension that provides a detailed offline cache?

We have pretty horrible internet in our house every now and then. I was wondering if anyone knew of a browser or browser extension that provides extremely detailed caching for off-line use when the ...
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Automator action to Search with YouTube (Safari)

There is a contextual menu that allows user to search highlighted items with Google. I'd like to create a process that searches with YouTube with applesccript(automator). I tried doing something on ...
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Safari on MBP keeps running extensions for the 'first' time on startup

Strange problem - I recently purchased a MacBook Pro, recently updated to the latest OSX and I have an issue in Safari where when I install an extension (doesn't matter what extension) Safari will ...
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Configuring ipython notebook for iOS use?

tl;dr: I'm trying to set up an iPython notebook server on a digitalocean droplet, and it works from OSX but not from mobile safari on my iPad. But it's just a http interface to execute code on the ...
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How to determine what kind of Safari plug-in for streaming video is missing?

Platform: Yosemite 10.10.4; MacbookPro 15" Retina (mid-2015). I can't succeed to open properly certain video streaming sites, like in following link example: ...
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Pause YouTube video with EarPod Controls (Mac)

Is there a way to pause a youtube video in Safari with the EarPod controls? Now that Airplay is integrated into the YouTube player in OS X El Capitan, I imagine it could be easy to write a script that ...
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Safari - how to see web developer tools like DOM inspector?

In on Yosemite using Safari. How can I "inspect element" I've looked through all the preferences and don't see any way to turn on developer tools so I can do inspect element (if that is even ...
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How to sync reading list from iPhone to mac without iCloud

I have lots of links in safari reading list on my iPhone and I want to sync it all with safari on my mac but without using iCloud. How can i do that?
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Why does Safari recommend the C wiki page when I type “∆∆∆∆∆∆∆∆∆∆∆∆”?

See image: It also recommends newrepublic when I type ∆∆∆∆: This is happening on OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, Safari 8.0.6.
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Safari plays YouTube videos beyond the end

I have the following issue in Safari 8.0.7 on OS X 10.10.4 when playing videos in YouTube: The video continues beyond the end of the track. The image and sound stop at the end of the video, but the ...
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Define alternate Safari homepage for private windows

I am wondering if it's possible to define an alternate homepage for private browsing. I have searched com.apple.Safari.plist but only HomePage can be set. For example, I have Google set as my default ...
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Safari bookmark indicator

I have recently switched from Chrome to Safari. One thing I am still missing from Safari is a bookmark indicator. As in the Chrome address bar, if the current page has already been bookmarked, the ...
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How disable Google Chrome 43 OSX extended attribute?

This extended attribute is fak for me. I download with Google Chrome 500file. All have in OSX finder this extended attribute. Where can I disable extended attribute on OSX 10.10?
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What's the latest version of Safari for Windows 7, and where is the official download? [duplicate]

I want to install the latest version of Safari for Windows 7, but I can't seem to find an official download on Apple's website. Anyone have a clue?
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Open URL in Safari from Captive Network Assistant.app?

I have made a wifi hotspot captive portal. When a client connects to, I get the Captive Network Assistant.app showing ToS. My question is: Once the client clicks "I accept ToS" button, can be Safari ...