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 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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Navigating huge tab lists in Safari

Sometimes it is said that huge tab lists are counter-productive and may actually decrease focus. Still it is often unavoidable when researching a wide subject. I really miss TreeStyleTabs from Firefox ...
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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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How to use a SOCKS proxy in Safari/Chrome only?

I need to connect to the internet via a SSH proxy for development purposes (I need to test something local on a VPS). How do I configure OS X to only use the proxy in Safari/Chrome, instead of ...
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Privacy fail? Spotlight shows the Safari pages read by other user accounts

Suppose you have two family members using the same computer, each with their own user account (Jack and Jill). Jill opens a page in her Safari browser (in her user account) for say: "Pregnancy ...
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Can you see a list of all open tabs in Safari?

I often have a good 150 to 200 tabs open in Safari at all times because this is where I like to keep all my current work. Obviously, all open tabs are never displayed at the same time when there are ...
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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 handling of feed: URLs

When clicking on feed: links (e.g. feed://feeds.arstechnica.com/arstechnica/index/), newer versions of Safari (guess it's since version 8) keep asking me, whether I want to add the feed to my Safari ...
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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 to restart Safari (also clearing history and cookies) after being inactive (time based)?

I'm working on a Mac with parental control and it's supposed to be a kiosk Mac. I'm wondering if there is a similar Applescript that can tell Safari to restart after given for example 45 minutes? Is ...
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Accidentally deleted history in Safari. Is there any way to get it back?

I accidentally clicked the delete button when my mouse had clicked on 5 September 2015 under the history page. Is it stored somewhere temporarily or something before it is deleted?
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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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ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED on browsing to one website

I have a 2010 MBP. Just in the last day or so, whenever I try to browse to Facebook (www.facebook.com), I get a ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED error. This is what is displayed in Chrome, however I cannot ...
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Safari: How do you get page titles back?

This is what the top of my Safari page looks like right now: I think I have around 90 tabs open. That's how I work, I multitask. What made Safari stand out as a browser used to be the fact that no ...
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Are my safari and chrome passwords synced?

I like to use safari for light browsing (and to prolong battery life).Sometimes I switch to chrome , when I need to(syncing stuff to android,etc). I would like to know if my passwords(maybe even ...
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How do I open Apple Maps from a Google Maps link in Safari?

I would ideally like a bookmarklet since then I could use it on iOS as well. I tried this Safari extension but I would like an option in the toolbar to open Apple Maps when I'm already on a Google ...
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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 loses web site “login” state after computer restarts

I have a problem with Safari losing my web site login state after a computer restart. For example, if I am logged in to Facebook or StackExchange the before a restart, then after the restart I will be ...
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Change default app for magnet links in Safari

Currently Safari opens magnet links in Bittorrent. I'm moving to Deluge and I want to change the association. I can't find anything in the preferences of either program to change the association, but ...
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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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Periodically deleting cookies in Safari

It seems as though extensions in Safari can't access cookies. In firefox there is a great add-on that immediately deletes cookies from a site after you close its tab. This is really helpful for ...
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Can I disable saving passwords in Safari 8?

I just upgraded to a new Mac and a newer OS X release than I previously was running and have encountered some different behaviour in Safari 8 that I can't turn off around offering to save passwords. ...
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On my iPad, how can I tell if a website is secure on Safari?

Does the web address have to be in green, or is it secure if it's in black?
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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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Printing a html file to PDF loses HTML formatting

I have this standalone report in html. CSS styles are all embedded within the html itself. When I tried to print to a pdf file, the pdf output becomes I basically lost all the formatting in the ...
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How can I download Minecraft from Aptoide?

I am trying to download Aptoide through Safari to get the latest version of Minecraft, but it keeps sending a message that Safari cannot download this file. How do I do this?
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Where does Safari Web Inspector store images?

I am currently running OS X El Capitan, Public Beta 3 and trying to download images within the Safari Web Inspector. What I did: Opened a website in Safari. Opened the Web Inspector. Selected one ...
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Safari forgets plug-in settings

I have configured Safari (8.0.7, Yosemite 10.10.4) to prompt me to allow Flash on a site by site basis. Most websites I block and some I set to "allow always" However, every couple of days, all the ...
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Apps keep crashing after OS X update

I've just updated my MBP 13'' mid 2010 to OS X 10.10.5 (14F27). I remember that the last update was iTunes 12.2.2.25. After this update, Mac rebooted and installed all the features. Now I'm unable ...
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How to preserve session in Safari private window mode?

I'm comparatively new to Mac OS. I was a Chrome user before. In Incognito mode, it preserves the session, i.e., if you have logged in to Google and you open YouTube in the same window (but in a new ...
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Multiple user accounts in Safari like in Chrome?

Note: creating a separate system user is not an option for me. In Google Chrome, I can create separate "users" and launch a new Chrome window. Tabs that are opened in this window have their own ...
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How do I set the Safari's homepage? [duplicate]

How do I set the homepage of my Safari 8.0.7 or, even better, customize it?
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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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What gets synced if I enable iCloud syncing for Safari but not passbook

In my iCloud settings on the iPhone 6, I've selected Safari and deselected Keychain. Which of the following Safari data gets synced via iCloud? Browsing history Bookmarks Open tabs Autofill data ...
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How to get Safari to accept Untrusted Certs on iOS8? (like Chrome)

It looks like Chrome on iOS8 has the ability to 'user accept' untrusted SSL Certs but Safari simply blocks them with an error. The scenario here is that the phone (and iPad) are viewing an internal ...
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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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Safari cannot be forced to quit

I am trying to force to quit Safari but that doesn't work. What is happening? When looking at the Dock, the icon Safari is not accompany by a dot (meaning that the application is closed). However, ...
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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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How to edit Safari form values?

I would like to be able to selectively edit specific auto-fill form values in Safari - rather than just delete the entire form data for that site. I know I can do the latter from Prefs > AutoFill > ...