Questions tagged [safari]

Safari is Apple's web browser. This tag is for Safari in macOS. For Safari on iOS, use the mobile-safari tag, and for Safari in Windows, use the safari-windows tag.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
1answer
55 views

Script or App to auto write URL of browser-downloaded files to their respective Comments field (metadata) in the files Get Info sheet?

I'm looking for a script or any other way to automatically write the URL of a download file to its "Comments" field, as shown in a files Get Info sheet (Command+I in Finder). Anyone know if I could ...
-2
votes
0answers
19 views

Is there anyway to set site's index page header so that site automatically reloads when mobile browser is opened? [closed]

Hi so I have a site whose index file is index.html. I want all mobile browsers or any browser to automatically reload my index page when the app is opened (last page was my site say or site is ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

How to stop macOS Safari from crashing iOS Amazon Prime

If I'm using the Amazon Prime video app on my iPad, and then I open or interact with macOS Safari on my iMac, Amazon Prime crashes every time. It will often fail to restart on the iPad until I ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

Restoring a previous “session” (with various open tabs) in Safari—macOS Sierra

How do I restore a previous Safari session during which I quit the application while numerous tabs were open? There is NOTHING in Preferences that I could find where this could be made possible. I ...
1
vote
1answer
71 views

How to get last active tab in Safari using AppleScript?

I'm pretty new to AppleScript and wanted to make a simple script for Safari. In fact, I want to activate the last active tab after closing the current tab. This is where I'm stuck tell application "...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

Safari prompting for local user account password on Apple websites

When navigating to an Apple login page in Safari on macOS 10.15 it shows a Apple ID login window and prompts me to enter my local user account password (not my Apple ID password). From what I can tell,...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Quick(er) shortcut to open link in a private window or tab in Safari

Is there a keyboard shortcut + click available in macOS Safari so that I can immediately open a link in a private window when clicking? I want to simply hold down a key (or key combination) and then ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Why Safari is trying to Download web pages even thought I don't want that (iOS 13.3 - iPhone 8)

Sometimes When I use safari to look news, Its trying to Download instead of open normally, I see on screen a dialog box has Download button for ex: index.php. I searched for this problem, but found ...
0
votes
2answers
26 views

Find out what is playing audio

Lately I've been getting lots of bugs: songs from Safari playing without me starting them, or pausing youtube but it doesn't support but Safari says there is no sound from the tab, closing the tab ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Requiring user input in order to run a script which controls Safari

Using Script Editor, I've created the following script to close tabs and open a particular window: tell application "Safari" repeat with i from (count of windows) to 1 by -1 repeat with j ...
2
votes
3answers
291 views

How to enable Flash Player plugin for Safari in MacOS Catalina?

The problem is when I'm watching any video that uses flash player, it is showing abnormal behaviour. I'm confused whether it is using flash player or not. Any ideas on how to check whether Safari is ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Is it possible to set HTTP proxy settings for Safari when ran from the CLI?

Chrome-based and Firefox browsers support the HTTP_PROXY command line variable to set an HTTP proxy to use when visiting webpages. Is there a way to start Safari with an HTTP proxy from the command ...
1
vote
0answers
46 views

macOS Safari not playing Facebook videos in HD

I have uploaded a few videos to my personal Facebook page. They are all 2720 x 1530, H.264, AAC After the upload, if I try to play them in Safari the HD icon is disabled and I can't switch the HD on,...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

Safari (mac) offers to remember password in https basic auth, never remembers it and never offers it

our intranet has a login through https basic auth, the https certificate is valid, and Safari offers to remember the password. Sadly, no matter if I check the checkbox, the password gets never ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Catalina: How to disable tab(button) in Safari

Can you disable the keyboard tab button when in Safari? It is super annoying, when you actually are using tab to switch between application - and when in Safari you keep you little finger at the tab(...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

How to change .webloc file icon?

Chrome is my default web browser. Sometimes, I drag URLs from the Chrome address bar to the desktop. When I do this, they always take the Safari "webloc" icon. How can I pick another icon, like ...
3
votes
0answers
42 views

Sharing Keychain in Chrome [duplicate]

Is it possible to configure Keychain to share passwords in Chrome on OS X Catalina? The problem I face is that some websites function better in Chrome than Safari and I would like to be able to switch ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Screen Time countdown for specific website/app starts as soon as I open my Mac

I've set up Screen Time limits for YouTube and a handful of other apps on my iOS devices, and those sync over to my Mac. On Catalina, the YouTube app limit automatically also applies to http://youtube....
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Safari on iPadOS: accessing local storage

I use a web application (in this case, https://coriolis.io, a third-party tool for a video game) that uses browser storage to maintain state. The app is intended for desktop browsers, but iPadOS’s “...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Safari on iPadOS: searching for tabs across windows

Non-discoverability is often an issue for tablet apps, but I feel like the following problem may be a case of “either I can’t see it even right in front of my face, or it just doesn’t exist”. So: can ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

Safari using significant energy

I am currently using a 2017 Mac Pro touch bar that is still on Mojave 10.14.6. My safari is consistently shown using significant energy on my menu. In my activity monitor, I noticed there are many ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

Safari doesn't save google search results in history

macOS Catalina 10.15.2, maybe other versions: Open a new tab in Safari Use the omnibar to search for something Open one of the google results Press the browser back button (or cmd-[) Observe: get ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

My Mac is opening new tabs with different ad sites

It all started with the installation of software from mac-torrent but probably it was Adobe Flash Player. It said that I had an old one and the system needs to update, so I gave the right to install ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Find specific logs about SCEP Server (unable to contact)

In my IT Environment, we enroll macOS systems with an MDM solution provider instance. During the enrollment process (using the Safari Web Browser Application and using a specific Enrollment URL), the ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

Touch bar on MacBook Pro asks for touch id to login but no login window

I just looked down and noticed that my touch bar was is asking for my finger to login: Safari Touch ID to Log In -> I checked all of my open windows and nothing was waiting to autofill. This is ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

How to stop text suggestions in Safari? [duplicate]

How can I stop wrong autocorrect suggestions?
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Is there a way to let “Add to iTunes as a Spoken Track” use one of the browser's voice?

One way to save the text-to-speech on Google Chrome or Safari, is to highlight the text, and right click and choose "Services" -> "Add to iTunes as a Spoken Track". But I think the voice that can be ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

How to copy long console log output from Safari developer console?

I'm trying to debug something and I have printed some long multiline output on the JS console. Safari shows the console output on single line and it's shortened. How can I get the entire output? ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

How can I create a shortcut to open Safari PDF in Preview?

If I open a PDF file in Safari (say, from a website), it is shown in a browser window or tab, and from there I can hover over the bottom of the page and from there click on this overlay to open the ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

How to get correct bookmark (webloc) icon to show?

Safari Bookmark icons of (.webloc) are only showing generic document icon. How to get correct '@' icon to show? It's the webloc document created when pulling (drag & drop) URL from Safari ...
0
votes
1answer
100 views

How can I irreversibly prevent Safari from being used for web browsing?

I have a content blocker set up just the way I want it as a Firefox extension, but I've recently been cheating by switching over to Safari. I want to reclaim distraction-free browsing but after an ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

LinkedIn/Facebook links from iPhone Mail app doesn't remember to be logged in, in Safari

One of my colleagues is experiencing a weird case which I think is a combination of iOS, Mail and Safari. The iOS version is 13.1.3. I send him a link for a share dialog box either on Facebook og ...
1
vote
0answers
68 views

Why does Safari zoom-out on SE after navigating backwards in split-screen view?

Oh, the rabbit-holes I find myself in when browsing SE (and in general)... Not sure if it's a Safari or Stack Exchange bug.. Chrome has the opposite problem. When following a link on SE and then ...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

How do I remove items from the Google Search section in iOS Safari?

How do I remove an item from the "Google" section of the suggestions that iOS Safari lists? Safari on iOS, as I have it configured, list suggested items in several sections when I begin typing in the ...
4
votes
1answer
98 views

Fine-tuning “Open safe files after downloading” - Catalina Edition

How can I change what Safari considers a "Safe File" that opens directly when downloaded? Pre-Catalina used to have ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.DownloadAssessment.plist, and this worked perfectly ...
1
vote
1answer
55 views

How to upgrade macOS minor update without updating Safari?

I want to upgrade to macOS 10.14.6 from 10.14.5 but keep Safari 12.1.1 intact instead of Safari 13, which I guess comes with it. Is there a way to upgrade macOS, but not Safari? macOS Mojave (...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

How can I get my iPhone to remember the data in my browser?

If I watch a YouTube video and then close the app to do something else, my screen goes back to the YouTube home screen instead of the video I was watching. If I start writing a comment on Facebook ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Keyboard shortcut for Safari stop loading webpage button

While a page is loading, I somewant to stop it midway once the important bits have been loaded, and I don't want to continue loading the other unnecessary stuff on the page. This is especially the ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

How can I stop the bookmark/reading list from showing up when I hover to the left of the screen in Safari?

The bookmark/reading list sidebar shows up when one points their curosor to the left edge of the safari screen. Is there a setting that can prevent the sidebar from showing up?
1
vote
1answer
241 views

How To Disable JavaScript for a Specific Website in Safari on IOS?

I don't think its possible, but hoping the knowledgeable people here will tell me otherwise. Use-case: I have a website added to my home screen from safari on IOS, and I don't want that specific site ...
0
votes
0answers
99 views

Safari 13.04 CORS or CSP errors

Recently Safari stopped opening sites and generates CORS issues. I can no longer sign in with my Google account to various sites and I get the following errors when visiting a specific site: [...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Is it possible to remap Command-N in Catalina's Safari?

I used to remap Command-N in Yosemite's Safari to New Private Window, but Catalina's Safari doesn't seem to allow this. Has anybody figured out the voodoo to get this to work? Thanks
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Block certain websites on iOS but still allow sections of that site

In my case, I would like to block nearly all of Reddit on Safari on my iPhone, but still allow access to a handful of subreddits. That is, I only want to allow access to reddit.com/r/soccer/*; I want ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Why “Safe Finder” pops up in Safari, how to block, get rid of it?

Is it a virus or why in my Mac? How can I get rid of it? I want to use google search engine, not this..
1
vote
1answer
117 views

Safari tabs sync on two macs and an iPhone does not work

Syncing using iCloud with 2 macs and an iPhone does not work. I use iCloud to sync safari, and my MacBook is perfectly synchronized with my iPhone. The problem is that my iMac is not synchronized at ...
3
votes
2answers
307 views

Website says enable cookies even though they are enabled, on Catalina

I use the bill pay feature from my credit union. After upgrading to Catalina the bill pay feature reports that cookies are disabled. Cookies are not disabled. I have cleared them, cleared ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Apple Notes url for specific note via icloud.com doesn't quite work

This should work...I think...but it doesn't. If you look at your Apple Notes in iCloud, you can get a specific url to every single note. But you can't actually access the note this way. Here's what'...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

Download icon gone in Safari after update

I updated to Safari Version 13.0.4 on my Mac, but now my downloads icon is gone from my toolbar. There ARE items in the downloads folder, so that is not the problem. In fact, I just downloaded a ...
2
votes
0answers
71 views

Open Safari Passwords pane with AppleScript or Shell script

I'm trying to find a way to open the Safari Passwords pane without opening Safari - similar to how Siri opens it when you ask "Show me my passwords" on macOS. Any ideas? I'm thinking some kind of URL ...
3
votes
1answer
135 views

Is CSS injection possible on iPad using Safari?

There is a possibility to use a custom style sheet in Safari on Mac to inject CSS syntax that changes the rendered output of web pages. I’m seeking a similar tool for iPad and iPadOS. Is there any ...

1 2 3 4 5 50