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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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 10....
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Address bar locked, 'Open location' 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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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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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: 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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Deleted Self Control and can not access websites anymore [duplicate]

I downloaded SelfControl to try it out but then deleted it when it stopped me accessing any website online. I also removed the privileged helper. However I still cannot access the internet so I cannot ...
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Issues when entering password finishing with '^' character

I am using a password that has been generated by the organization where I work, and that specific password terminates with the ^ character. This password cannot be changed so I must keep it for the ...
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Safari: spacing on Favorites Bar

Entries on my Favorites Bar seem to grow progressively farther apart. Originally, entries were each next to each other, now there is enough space to for one or two character glyphs separating them. ...
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Greyed out airplay symbol in Safari

We recently upgraded from Snow Leopard to El Capitan to use the Safari airplay feature for embedded HTML5 Videos. On Videos (e.g. YouTube) we see that airplay symbol but it is grey and clicking on it ...
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Safari stalls and does not load website

I have a Mac Mini, with an odd problem. OSX 10.11.2, Safari 9.0.2 My problem: When I want to load a webpage in Safari it always stalls with the progress bar at about 15%. After that nothing happens. ...
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Safari SharePoint Plugin not working

I have a strange problem with SharePoint and Safari. With 10.9 I was able to click on a file in a SharePoint site and it was opened in the corresponding Office application. After the upgrade to 10....
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Is there a shortcut or way to use code, to do anything at all with the item currently highlighted by Command+F?

Title pretty much says it all. Also if anyone knows how to drag and drop something into a browser using any language or command(s), please share. To be clear i'm talking about something like this: ...
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OS X El Capitan: Zoom out images in safari without pinning tabs

Hmmm Apple changed the pinch-out-zoom gesture in Safari to pinning tabs in El Capitan. If you click you will zoom to max amount,then when you want to zoom out you pin your tab. Is this a bug? Update:...
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How to close Downloads box in Safari

When I click the DownArrow to open the Downlaods in Safari, I get an option of 3 recent items downloads, and then when I go to expand it by pressing 'Show All Downloads' it opens into a LARGE WINDOW ...
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Appearance of keyboard takes forever since iOS 9 on iPad

Since iOS 9, the touch keyboard on my iPad is broken, and i can't find out why. In the first place, when I place the cursor into a text field on a website, it takes forever (seriously, it takes ...
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Reader Mode's article width changes when adjusting text size, Safari 9.0.1, El Capitan

I've noticed since Safari 9 was installed in my computer running OS X El Capitan, when I adjust the text size in Reader Mode, the article's width expands/decreases too. (example below) See how the ...
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Making Contacts' URLs show up in Safari address bar suggestions

I'm surprised there's no option in Safari's preferences to include URLs from Contacts in suggested websites. It seems like the Search tab (pictured) would be the appropriate place for such a feature. ...
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Safari getting stuck every few minutes

On my recent 13´ Macbook (may 2015) my Safari gets stuck all the time. The progress bar just gets stuck every couple of minutes and I have to deactivate/activate airport and re-login. Then it works ...
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In Safari, is there a way to use the keyboard to select and click links/buttons on web pages?

When I use Firefox, I can tab through buttons and other links on web pages and then use the space bar or enter key to "click" the link or button. Is that same feature available in Safari? I think it's ...
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Speed Download - on Safari 9, El Capitan

I know this would normally be a 'customer support' question rather than being suitable for Ask Different, but Speed Download is dead & gone, Yazsoft closed their doors & there is no further ...
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Save web page as PDF and keep hyperlinks

I am having an issue with Safari. I want to be able to save web pages as PDFs and keep the hyperlinks in the PDF file, however Safari doesn't do this for some reason. It works on all my colleagues ...
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Save vCard .vcf file from website - Unable to open contact card

I'm trying to save a .vcf vCard file that is stored on a website to the Contacts app. I have an iPhone 6S running iOS 9.1 and an iPad 4th gen running iOS 9.1 If I visit the URL on Safari on the iPad ...
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How to analyze Safari 9 during responsiveness issues?

I am having some odd problems since the 10.11.1 update wherein Safari has been performing rather poorly. It takes some seconds to even start responding when focus is switched over to it and other odd ...
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How to make a slow browser go fast?

I've had my MacBook Air for about six months. Now all the browsers are extremely sluggish — sometimes taking minutes to load a web page that would have used to take under one second to load back when ...
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Cmd is only registered when the toolbar is hilighted in Safari

When I switched to the Colemak layout today, Safari suddenly stopped registering commands. It only registeres them when I have the toolbar tab specific for the command selected. The issue is ...
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Full Screen Super Slider Stops Playing in Safari on Mac after Switching Tabs

I have a problem where my “Full Screen Super Slider” stopped sliding in Safari on my mac. It’s Safari 8.0.7 on Mac OS X 10.10.4. The problem occurs when I switch to another tab on the browser for 10 ...
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Move file to pre-selected folder in Preview

I have the following problem when saving PDFs in Preview from Safari: normally, one can choose the folder to move the document clicking the titlebar (my preferred method). After opening a PDF Preview ...
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Very Slow Download Speeds from Apple Applications (Safari and Mac App Store)

After I restored my computer to a clean reinstall of El Capitan, I have experienced incredibly slow download speeds in Apple applications only (Safari and the App Store). I tested downloading a file ...
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How to find a video downloaded with safari 9.0.1

I have video that was downloaded and is in Safari now and I can watch it, however, I am sure when I reboot my Mac the video will no longer be available and I would like to save it to my desktop. I ...
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How do i remove favorites folders from my ipad on ios 9.1?

In my list of bookmarks, i have several empty folders labeled favorites. How do i get rid of these? The edit button doesnt allow it to be deleted.
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Is there any way to edit the link/URL of the Homescreen application?

Using Safari browser, opened a website and created a home screen application. It creates an application on my iPad homescreen with that specific URL, now I'm wondering if I could change the URL of the ...
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Should I install Opera 12 or OmniWeb browser for my (dated) iMac OSX 10.5.8?

Greetings: I've been reading the helpful comments regarding what browser is compatible with a dated OS. My Safari browser is 5.0.6. I'm going to paste my query here. I posted it on another Mac forum ...
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How I can force Safari App to download a file in local machine?

just wondering if in Safari 9.0.1 is possible force a file to download. With images is easy, right clock and "Save Image as..." but for files like svg, and other non visualizable files is hard to find ...
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Random “Top hits ” and “Bookmarks and history”

Recently, random junk has started appearing as Top Hits or Bookmarks and History on Safari on my iPad. I've tried cleraing history and website data and i have no bookmarks, items in the reading list, ...
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Force the downloaded Excel file to open in Excel.app rather than in iPad Safari

I am trying to export a workbook to Excel in my IPAD. I am able to achieve this using the Apache POI. The Excel document however is getting displayed in Safari browser itself which is not the intended ...
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how do I fix incorrect autocorrect in Safari? [duplicate]

Whenever I type my email into Safari, (Safari only) whether it's in a text field or filling out a form it misspells it and it's incredibly annoying. The weird thing is that it isn't even my whole ...
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iOS 8, iPhone 6 Plus :: Safari :: there was a problem communicating with the secure web proxy server (HTTPS)

I am getting error "there was a problem communicating with the secure web proxy server (HTTPS)". i have to use the proxy server setup to test my web application which is under development. It is kind ...
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Remove entry from autocomplete for Safari [duplicate]

How can I easily remove an entry from the autocompletions offered when you enter text into a text field on a web form using Safari on OS X. This answer provides for Firefox and this question is for ...
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Find which Safari window is playing video?

Safari 9.0.1 launches and restores previously open windows. The app has the rude default behavior of automatically restarting any open videos. With many open windows and tabs, how can I find the ...
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Get address from Safari url bar before automatic redirection

Step 1 I visit a web site. Eg: mysite.com Step 2 I click on a button on this website and it brings me to mysite.com?var=1 Step 3 The website redirects me automatically to mysite.com/test after 0.5s ...
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Safari private navigation session

Is there any way to stay logged when pressing open in new tabs in safari private mode ? For example if I'm logged to Facebook in tab A an I use Open in new tabs then I will have to sign into ...
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Is there a plugin like Rapportive for Safari?

I switched to Safari from Chrome and there's one plugin that I miss badly, Rapportive. What it does is tell me more about the people I get email from from in gmail. Like this:
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Is there keyboard shortcut to attach console to Simulator?

I want to debug TVOS application with Safari. I can attach console to simulator via developer menu: How can I access this menu via keyboard shortcut?
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Safari 9 doesn't have the Address Bar and Back/Forward button

I'm having a serious problem in Safari 9. I am unable to set back the Back Button and the Address Bar. It's not showing anymore. I've deleted a bunch of files in Cache, Preferences. Some procedures ...
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Scrolling on Opera/Chrome response time slow on Snow Leopard

I start scrolling (on the trackpad) and it takes a bit for the scroll bar to move and scroll. An input lag. It also is not smooth. It does not change if I use a mouse. For some reason, it only lags on ...
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Disable Auto-show sidebar in fullscreen Safari 9? [closed]

So in Safari 9, moving your cursor all the way to left edge of the screen while in fullscreen orientation causes the reading list/bookmarks/sharing bar to show then hide back away when the cursor is ...
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On an iPhone my website only picks up on some responsive rules, not all of them

After lots of testing, this problem only occurs on an iPhone (any version) running safari. This problem doesnt happen on Android phones, or on desktop browsers shrunk down to the correct size. Is ...
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Reopening penultimate window on Safari

Title says it all, say you have a Safari window with 50 precious tabs, close it, then reopen one by mistake. Therefore the command "reopen last closed window" or "reopen window from last session" is ...
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Is anybody else having problems with the Bookmark sidebar in Safari 9.01?

My bookmarks sidebar will not display when I click on the sidebar button next to the fwd/back buttons in the menu bar. I can open my shortcuts from the bookmarks menu dropdown; sometimes the sidebar ...