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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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 ...
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Safari and iTunes Crash on start-up (non-guest account)

Usually they crash immediately but sometimes they start up and then the wheel comes up and they crash. Tried reinstalling Itunes. Tried in safe mode still no luck, then tried on guest account and both ...
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Using Automator (or something) to open Safari

I think I almost have this solved, but I don't get quite what I would like. For most websites, I happily use my default browser (Chrome). However, there is one particular website that just won't ...
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Safari 9 triggers Google search when trying to access internal websites

When I am trying to enter a url in Safari 9 without the http, so for instance print.server.intern then Safari is triggering the Google search. Under Yosemite, the site was called directly. No I ...
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Strange behaviour of window.location in safari (in Tampermonkey script)

I recently did a clean install of El Captian & added Tampermonkey into my safari. Youtube had evolved a lot since its inception and, personally, I found the homepage had become quite shitty so I ...
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Safari does not remember favorites panel width in new tab

Like in the title, before updating to 10.11 it worked fine. Now every time I open a new tab, the panel on the left is super narrow. Tried resizing it with ⌘ and ⌥ but nothing helps. Have you guys got ...
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Change Bookmark Image Thumbnails in Safari

I would like to know if there is way to change the bookmark image thumbnails that Safari automatically generates. This is an example of what I am seeing: I don't really like the way Safari handles ...
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Extending the Safari Address Bar When Many Extensions Installed?

I have a number of extensions installed that have shrunk my address bar down to a very undesirable size for input and reviewing URLs. Is there a way to extend the address bar such that extension ...
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Disable share (email, message, airdrop) on Finder and Safari

Finder has the option to share via email, message or airdrop is you right-click/(control-click) on a file as one can see in the image below, I don't need this feature and I wouldn't mind if it ...
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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 ...