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 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 ...
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Youtube on Safari won't zoom enough

I'm on youtube on Safari on my Mac. I'm on "View Actual Size", and the browser is taking up my entire screen, and yet, for some bizarre reason, the width of the content is exceeding the width of my ...
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Activate the frontmost Safari and run Javascript

I'm trying to run Javascript on the Safari, whose frontmost is true. tell (application "Safari" whose frontmost is true) to do JavaScript theScript in current tab of first window But I get an ...
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safari iPad: disable ipad cache while its connected to mac?

i read online recently that there is a way to disable safari's cache on the iPad using the mac's safari developers tools as long as the iPad is connected via usb. I can't find the article i was ...
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Is there a browser that has a “tab history” to easily traverse lots of tabs to the Nth one before the current tab?

Sometimes I have scores of tabs open in Safari, and while working on one tab I need to refer to another tab (or several other tabs) and return to the one I was working on. Sometimes it is time-...
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Reading RSS feeds in native iOS 8

If I click an RSS feed in Safari on iOS 8, ie. from this page, the Podcast app is mysteriously opened, showing the feed as if it were a Podcast. The feed cannot be read however. I would expect the ...
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snippet.cgi — as many as 10 at a time in rapid succession…

Some sites, just navigating to them, in Safari, I have not tested in any other browsers, will auto download a file called snippet.cgi to your ~/Downloads folder. I just went to www.cliftonchilliclub....
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“Internet Passwords” gone in keychain and safari

Today I noticed that a lot (!) of my stored "internet passwords" disappeared from my keychain. Plus, some of the few remaining are mixed up (wrong domain for the account). I'm using Mac OS 10.10.2 ...
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Can I prevent Chrome from storing passwords in Keychain, instead just save it to itself?

Can I set up Chrome to not store passwords in the Keychain? I'd like to be able to use Chrome as my browser on her Macbook, without having my passwords shared into Safari and Firefox (which she uses)....
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dlna server which can stream safari

is there any dlna server for OS X which can stream a safari window? I know there are some servers which can stream youtube or other video plattforms but I'm interested in a server which can stream ...
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Change 'Open in iBooks' to something useful?

Older versions of Safari/iOS remembered the last used PDF viewer, or at least displayed my preferred one automatically e.g. at the top in the PDF preview of safari, 'Open in PDFExpert or so. With the ...
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Why are the network resources empty in Safari timelines, even if resources are there?

Every single page I go to, the Timelines->NetworkRequests tab shows lots of requests and their timing (top half of the pane), but the bottom half is empty, making it impossible for me to see what ...
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Safari displays blank pages for some sites [duplicate]

Some pages, sometimes on Apple's on support site simply display as blank pages. The same page displays perfectly on Firefox or Chrome. What is this strange behaviour? For example, this link: http://...
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Click on a button (that is not a button ?) with Applescript or Javascript

Okay, relative newbie here, but I have searched all the answers and tried most of the suggestions and cannot find a way to automate using Applescript or Javascript within Applescript to click a button ...
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Disable geolocation in Safari

I have tried to check "Decline without asking" (Translated). Now, it won't show where I am on maps and so, but even though I use VPN, Google/Facebook/Youtube and other websites know that I am in ...
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Save buffered video in Safari

Where does Safari 8 store buffered videos? I want to save a buffered video permanently to my drive for later viewing.
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Safari 6 key binding

Safari 6 keybinding Cmd ⌘ 1 opens the first bookmark on the bookmark bar. In Safari 5 I used a macro activated by the hotkey Cmd ⌘ 1 to activate Cmd ⌘ ] to go forward a page. The ...
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Bandwidth throttling with onboard tools in Yosemite?

Is there any way with Mac OS Yosemite's built-in firewall to throttle or queue connections from a single application, on a single port or to a certain hostname? The App in question would be the ...
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Safari crash and refusal/failure to reload

Recently, Safari unexpected crashed while I was using my desktop. Now, when I try to reload, it keeps saying it "unexpectedly quit" and will not reload (even when I push the reload button). I have ...
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Quit all Safari Web Content processes at once?

The biggest RAM hog on my computer is my unhealthy habit of keeping too many Safari tabs open. Even when I close them, their associated processes don't necessarily disappear if those processes were ...
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Is it normal for iPhone to take longer than 8 hours to erase contents and settings?

I've been waiting 8 hours now for my iPhone 5C to erase content and settings and still not finished. How long is it normal to take to reset an iPhone to factory settings?
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How to get url of selected image in google images?

I write Automator workflow which will attach google image miniature, able to be selected on context menu or hotkey enabled. Now I am trying to figure out which type of object sees Automator when I ...
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Disable Safari Top Sites on Mavericks

How can I disable the Top Sites on OS X ver 10.9.5? I have deleted the cache and locked Safari so that new windows images do not get saved. I know how to Delete but need to know how to Disable the ...
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Continue buffering paused HTML5 video in background (or unfocused) Safari tab

I've been searching for a while to figure out a way to get Safari to keep loading (buffering) paused videos when the tab containing the video isn't the one I'm currently focused on. If I go to ...
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Google Hangouts on Mavericks in Safari or Chrome: how to adjust audio settings?

I could have sworn that Google Hangouts used to provide a settings panel for testing and adjusting audio settings. I know I've used it in the past: it was a facility that showed volume levels, let ...
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Changing border colors

Border may not be the correct term for what I'm describing but I would like to change the color layout in OS X. That is, when I open a browser or the terminal, the borders are a light gray color. ...
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On OS X in Safari, how to speed up or bypass the transition/animation in the 2-finger swipe to go back?

I like using this feature, but it's too slow for me now and I'm finding myself hitting the Delete key now because its faster. The Delete key doesn't animate the previous page in, it just goes back ...
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Safari and Firefox default to Chrome and webmail page

So when I have, say, Safari open, or Firefox, but not Chrome, and go to (in Safari) FILE>SHARE>EMAIL THIS PAGE (or the equivalent in Firefox)...suddenly Chrome opens to the Network Solutions webmail ...
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When we toggle between enable and disable safari extensions, where will the state go and sit on different mac os?

After some research got to know that security find-generic-password -l "Safari Extensions List" -g command gives the extensions and their states. The output of the command is not in readable format. I ...
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Safari 8.0 Full Screen Shortcut Not Working

After updating to OS X Yosemite (Public Release), Safari and several other applications stopped recognising ⌃+⌘+F as the shortcut to enter Full Screen. I can use Shift+Command+F to enter Full Screen ...
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When Gmail said the Safari needed to upgraded I did and got Maverick - now the icon is grey

My safari icon on my desktop is grey and I no longer seem to be able to get it up without the error message that Maverick is more recent and not compatible with my OS x version 10.6.8
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Safari “Back” button on Kensington trackball

I have a Kensington "Expert Mouse" Trackball with 4 buttons. I have setup one of the buttons to do "Back" in browsers, finder etc. This is working perfectly in Firefox, Chrome, OS X in general, but ...
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Youtube in Safari cause system crash

Regarding MacBook Pro early 2011: sound loop, black screen It happened again and it's the 5th time in one month. Everytime I play youtube videos on Safari only the screen just freeze and the fan gets ...
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problems with safari search results (freeze, crash) after updating to ios 8 (ipad air)

ever since i updated to ios 8 on my ipad air 1, and even after downloading the first software update 8.1, safari has been really annoying! First, it often freezes and shuts down when i search with ...
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How do I get my Omnibar back?

I installed Genieo on my Mac by accident so I tired to get rid of it. By doing that I accedentally deinstalled my Omnibar - How do I get it back?
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How to bring favourites in entry address bar in Safari

Yosemite has brought a new feature in safari which is bring favourite when we click any filled address bar. But the favourite webpages don't popup when we click an empty address bar. Does anyone ...
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Why is safari so slow on sites like this

This is an example: https://www.portaldasfinancas.gov.pt/pt/home.action This site belongs to the official portuguese IRS department. Opening that site on Chrome takes only 0.1 seconds. Opening that ...
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How do I search PDFs in Acrobat in Safari using command-f, without an extra buttom press?

I like using Acrobat within Safari as a convenience. But when I try to search in a PDF with command-F, it first brings up the Safari search box, which steals the focus from Acrobat's own search box. ...
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How to get rid of the way Google looks in Safari with the top and left toolbars

All of a sudden, when I do Google searches in Safari 5.1.10, it now has a black toolbar at the top, options in a left handed column, and if I choose to look at the "images" tab there are only images ...
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Exists such thing as mozrepl for Safari?

Looking for an Safari extension (or plugin) what acts as mozrepl, what works like a charm. :) Exists such thing? If not, is possible somewhat easily control Safari from external scripts (perl, ...
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Safari 6 stops working when I open Show Page Source

I am using Lion 10.7.4 and Safari 6.0.5. I downloaded and installed it over Safari 5.1. It's faster but I cannot open Show Page Source, it always stops working and I need to reopen it.
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Is there a way to take Flash updates out of the hands of Adobe?

I swore off Flash for a long while, until the great Safari support in Mavericks. Now I use it without fear. However, the updating is always a pain. It seems like when I go to certain websites the "...
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Safari 7 Developer Tools Bug?

Ran into some peculiar behavior in the midst of my developing antics. I have my developer tools set to appear in a separate window - I noticed if I right-click and inspect an element, close the ...
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Safari not loading pages, other browsers doing fine

I have an issue many seem to have: Safari 7.0.5 (and now 7.0.6) hangs when loading web pages whereas other browsers (Chrome, Firefox) work just fine. I've ran my tests on WiFi with two different ...
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Naming a folder xxyyzz.download creates safari file?

I'm amazed that this is normal behaviour in OSX. But if you name your folder "xxxyyzz.download", it creates a temporary download file. This is not the only problem I encountered (there are other ...
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How to have Safari play again Flash videos?

Safari has suddenly stopped to load Flash videos. On YouTube, for instance : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJENlHEZi18 On another site too. In place of the video, I just have a black ...
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How to locate UI Button for AppleScript using Accessibility Inspector

There are several articles here that address this question, but none offer the help to connect-the-dots. The attached screen shot shot shows Accessibility Inspector for the button in question, which ...
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airplay from safari for microsoft to apple tv

Can i send safari for windows across airplay to my apple tv? There is no airplay logo on my safari even though i am connected to the same network as my apple tv. Cheers for helping!