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 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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Is there a way to access my Reading List without opening Safari?

I am reading on iPad and saving to reading list. I don't like Safari on OS X and don't want to open it every time. Is there a way to access the links in my Reading List without opening Safari?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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Safari unresponsive at quit?

Every time I hit ⌘ + Q in Safari it freezes it completely and goes unresponsive, so far I have done every thing possible to fix this issue. I made a video if you don't understand what I'm talking ...
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Macbook Pro Sluggish - VTDecoderXPCService & Safari

After upgrading to Yosemite my Macbook Pro (2012) is just incredibly slow and sluggish. It's Safari and VTDecoderXPCService - which is some kind of sandbox item for quicktime. However, I can't figure ...
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Specifying which processes can be terminated if hardware resources become scarce

I typically tax the limits of my computer systems' system resources, and "obtain the appropriate hardware to perform the kind of computing you require" is not the solution I am interested in for the ...
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How do I force Safari to ask me to save all passwords?

I'm using 10.10.3. iCloud keychain is enabled. Anyway, I find that Safari will ask to save passwords for some sites but not for others. examples of sites where I get prompted: eBay, amazon, some ...
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Selecting text in textarea form

I am running on an iPad Air 2 with iOS 8.3. I do some JavaScript coding on it from time to time, and one of the things that I do with it is when ready to release, I pack it several times so no one can ...
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AppleScript click on website link

I need an AppleScript to select a specific text field of an area, paste a text and click enter. I have inspected the text (research) field. Here is the result: <input placeholder=​"Search Value" ...
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iPad not playing YouTube videos in Safari

My iPad won't play YouTube videos. I order to solve the problem I have tried: Turning the iPad off and back on. Refreshing the YouTube webpage in the browser. Open the webpage in a new browser tab. ...
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Keep Finder On-Top While Dragging Links From Safari URL Bar

In the previous version of OS X, Mavericks, I used to be able to have a browser window open and a finder window open, I used to then be able to drag a link from the URL into the finder window to drop ...
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Safari on Yosemite stops loading tabs if a new one is created

If I visit a site in Safari, and before it loads, create a new tab or switch over to an existing one, the loading stops in the initial tab. Has anyone else experienced this as well? None of the ...
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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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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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Little stuttering in system preferences

I have MacBook Pro 15,4 from late 2014 (with internal graphic Intel only). When I started using it, I noticed little stuttering when I'm scrolling pages on Safari, or when I go to the System ...
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Safari 8 fails to play any (mp4) video in-browser

I'm using Safari 8.0.4 on OS X 10.10.2. Anywhere and everywhere, Safari refuses to play any (mp4) video on any website. Youtube and Apple's website are the only places where Safari plays any videos. ...
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Adding a bookmark to a new folder in Safari?

In Chrome, when adding a new bookmark, you can choose to add it to a new folder you create at that time, through "Choose Another Folder" > "New Folder". However, in Safari, I find if I need to do ...
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Safari History gets deleted after a while?

Okay, I've had this problem for like 2 years and I'm absolutely pissed off about it. For some reason, (even though I have set "Delete History" to "Manual") my Safari history keeps getting deleted. For ...
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I can't find the adware to remove it [duplicate]

I have some pretty invasive adware going on right now. It is in both Safari and Chrome, so I don't believe it is an extension (I have also looked through all extensions). I have also tried searching ...
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Apple Safari Mac OS X 10.10.2 will not open

I recently tried to download the Aldi photo upload program, although half way through the download Safari quit and now it won’t turn back on. I keep getting a error messages, but it never goes past ...
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How to disable auto-completion in Safari

I hate to use Private Navigation so I disabled history (locked the History.plist file) but when I enter words in my search, auto completion sometimes show somethings I'd rather not show to my friends /...
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Cannot enable Java in Safari

I have the following running on my Mac: OSX Yosemite (10.10.2) Java version 8 update 31 Safari 8.0.4 I am unable to run any Java applet on Safari. I have added multiple sites to the exception ...
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Save a shortcut / redirect link to the Home Screen?

I've got a certain 'system' I'd like to set up, however for convenience I'd like to be able to save a redirect - shortcut (such as a shortened bit.ly URL. However, the only method I know of adding a ...
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Can not visit some sites because of too many ads! Is there any virus in my Mac?

I need to know that my mac was working perfectly fine till today. I wanted to visit same sites which i have visited yesterday in safari,and they were working perfectly fine, so today when i tried to ...
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Menu bar on web pages not visible in Safari

I am facing this problem when ever I am visiting any website that has go a Menubar on the top, then the part remains half invisible in Safari. See below: Here is screenshot of SoF site on Safari: ...
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Connect to https without SSL connection

When I am at college I sometimes need to access websites such as http://draw.io (for designing networks diagrams). The only issue is I cannot go to on my own laptop (MacBook Air) since the open Wi-Fi ...
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Will OS X ever install anything suspicious without my express permission?

I clicked a link (turned out to be Breitbart) that said "your Flash is not updated", despite the fact that I just installed it yesterday. The two choices were "Update" and "Ok". Strangely, there was ...
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Escaping the in-app browser in iOS apps

Most iOS apps that open web pages open them in in-app browsers. These are somewhat restrictive, in that they don’t support bookmarks (and hence bookmarklets) or Handoff (although they do support ...
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What are these files in my “~/Library/Safari/” folder?

So, I was messing with this folder and while doing this I turned show hidden files on and saw some strange files. These are the names of them, and sizes .dat8ad4.007 (733K) .dat011e.000 (704K) ....
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How to disable Skype click to call in Safari?

When I mouse over a phone number in Safari, it is now a link which tries to call via Skype. I can't see any option within Skype or Safari to disable this. How do I do this? I'm using latest versions: ...
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Safari 8: Delete key no longer deletes text inside the form fields

Since I upgraded to Yosemite and Safari 8 I have to press Ctrl+Delete or Shift+Delete to delete the text I typed in web forms. Nothing happens if I press Delete key by itself. Is this just me, or ...
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Can't download Google Chrome on my Mac!

I'm on the page http://google.com/chrome/browser/desktop/index.html There is a large blue button "Download Chrome" and below it "For Mac OS X 10.6 or later". I click on the button. Result: the whole ...