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.

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Safari 14.0.1 blocking 'add file' dialog from opening

10.14.6 OSX (Mojave) running Safari 14.0.1 on iMac - all updates applied I am trying to attach a file on a webpage by clicking on the 'add file' button and no dialog box pops up allowing me to select ...
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YouTube problems on Safari

I keep having problems using YouTube on the latest version of Safari. Videos will skip to the end after trying to watch one, making it almost impossible to watch them altogether. Ads on YouTube won't ...
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Safari “gets stuck” when scrolling past top of page then immediately scrolling downward?

When scrolling towards the top of a page, so that browser displays whitespace above page, then immediately scrolling downwards causes Safari to "get stuck" as if the momentum from the first ...
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Safari - ignore pinned tabs when switching via cmd-number

Is there a way to ignore pinned tabs when switching via the cmd-number shortcuts, e.g. if I have two pinned tabs and press cmd+1, instead of opening the first pinned tab - open the first regular tab. ...
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Safari not loading webpages when connected to a SSTP VPN macOS Big Sur

I successfully connected to a SSTP VPN (don't ask me why my company still uses it) I can ping webpages with their domain name and via IP address. But when I try to load the same webpage via Safari it ...
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Terminal Open Safari with Website

open /Applications/"Safari.app" "https://plarium.com/en/strategy-games/vikings-war-of-clans/" This opens both Safari and Chrome, Chrome being my default browser How can I open ...
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Big Sur keeps falling asleep while watching media (Netflix, Disney+, Youtube)

Ever since upgrading to Big Sur (11.0) and using Safari, Big Sur keeps falling asleep while watching media like Netflix, Disney+, or even Youtube. Not sure if Safari is at fault here, but I've made ...
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Is there a way to make a Safari window narrower than the width of all the pinned tabs?

I use a lot of pinned tabs. So many that the width of all of them is greater than the screen width on my MacBook Pro. On Catalina if a Safari window got larger than the screen width (typically due to ...
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Suddenly “Safari Starts With: A New Window” Setting Is Missing

I have a macbook pro 13" from 2015 running Mojave at the moment. Recently something odd happened and selection of how safari opens has two options."All windows, and all non-private windows&...
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Is there any way for me to view a webpage on my iphone in Safari offline?

I need for the javascript and css to work (though naturally I understand anything that makes external requests will not work, this is fine). I am happy to download the html files and assorted assets ...
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Netflix interferes with Safari custom tab change shortcut?

I used this method to set the tab-changing shortcut in Safari to Cmd+Opt+Left/Right (same as in Chrome). It works, except that when I'm watching Netflix and try changing tabs while the video is ...
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Sometimes downloaded pdfs in Safari don't open correctly on iphone

Sometimes I download a pdf from a site, normally I can press the downloads button, see the name of the downloaded pdf and a preview, selecting the pdf shows me the pdf, every once in a while the ...
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Safari Mac doesn't load websites and shows crashed images

I'm really struggling with my Safari on Macbook and I'm getting frustrated and angry. I use Macbook Air 13" 2015, Catalina 10.15.7, Safari 14.0 Some websites doesn't load at all, the error is &...
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Rotate PDF in Safari

In Safari if I open a misoriented PDF is there a way to rotate it so that I can read it without having to rotate my head and end up dizzy?
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How to save PDFs in Safari at specific locations?

When I click on a PDF link in Safari, it opens using Preview. At the bottom of the PDF file, there are controls buttons (see here https://support.apple.com/en-ca/guide/safari/ibrw1090/mac). When I ...
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AppleScript using JS to fill text field in safari

I'm trying to create a script to add domains in bulk inside CloudFlare team. Here is the draft (obviously I will replace theValue with a list) set theValue to "cdn.ss.anno.channel4.com" ...
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Is there a shortcut to switch tabs on iOS Safari without being in landscape mode?

I would like to switch tabs faster, possibly with a swipe (like chrome). Same applies for iPhone and iPad Safari. Is there any shortcut for that?
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Safari 14.0 Homepage Hijacked [duplicate]

I'm running a MacBook Air with Catalina 10.15.7 and Safari 14.0. My homepage is DuckDuckGo but when I click on the homepage icon I get apple.com. While the page is loading the URL is apple.com/...
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Update to a specific version of Safari for iPadOS

I am using the iPad's Safari (browser) for development testing. I need a specific version of safari that is 13.1. The current version is lower than that. If I update safari from the app store it will ...
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Site doesn't work on Safari but loads fine on Chrome/Firefox

I'm trying to load www.zhongwen.com on Safari on the iPad on iOS 14 (but I encounter the same issue on Safari for Mac). The site loads fine, but clicking on any Chinese character doesn't load the ...
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Safari reuses already existing tabs instead of opening new ones

If I click a link in say an e-mail or application and that exact link already has an open tab, Safari will focus that tab instead of opening it anew at the end of the current window. I would prefer ...
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How to disable Safari's Frequently Visited blacklist on macOS?

I'm pretty sure Safari on macOS has some sort of blacklisting mechanism that's preventing some of the my frequently visited websites from appearing in that list. Is there a way to disable that feature?...
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Keyboard Shortcut in YouTube Fullscreen in Safari beep alert sound

When playing a YouTube video in fullscreen in Safari, and pressing any of the keyboard shortcuts, for example the arrow keys, macOS plays the alert sound. This makes YouTube unusable for me in Safari. ...
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Can one access all application data when given physical access to an iPhone?

An answer on SO to a question on whether or not you could access stuff in the cache of Mobile Safari, stated that no, this was not possible, as each app runs in its own sandbox. I am unsure how this ...
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How do I restrict internet access to specific hours in iOS 14?

I want to disable Safari and Chrome after 11pm at night. I should be in bed sleeping at that point, and not on the internet, so I find that restriction very helpful to break my bad sleep hygiene ...
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BetterSnapTool Doesn't Work With Safari

BetterSnapTool works on my MacBook Pro with all my apps (including Chrome) except Safari. Safari is the only app that doesn't work. When I drag the Safari window to an edge BetterSnapTool attempts to ...
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How do I disable a Macbook pro A1502 keyboard, under Catalina 10.15.7? Karabiner does not work. The terminal command "sudo kextunload [duplicate]

The shift keys, left and right, are stuck ON. This causes MANY problems. An external keyboard works, but the internal keyboard is the default on reboot, so it boots in safe mode and Safari stumbles ...
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How to disable tab preview on mouse hover in Safari for macOS?

I have suddently started seeing webpage preview thumbnail in Safari. I have not enabled this option and I wish to turn off this behavior. How can I turn it off?
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How can I delete cookies for one site in Safari, without deleting local data?

I'm having trouble logging in to a website in Safari, so I wanted to delete cookies for that one site. I went to Safari > Preferences > Privacy > Manage Website Data And searches for the site'...
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AppleScript : Execute JavaScript on every Safari Tab/Window

How to run JavaScript in every safari TAB? I used to have a script with find a specific tab and run javascript but I have some issue and I was wondering how can I simply run some JavaScript in every ...
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How to select part of the text of a link in Safari 14.0 on macOS 10.15.7

I asked a very similar question before: Select and copy part of the text from a link in Safari How can I copy only a section of text from a hyper link? For example in google results: How can I copy &...
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How can I download an embedded video from Safari?

I have macOS 10.15.7 and Safari 14.0. I would like to download some webinars that I would like to access offline. They are embedded in the website but I'm not sure if they are Flash videos or HTML5 or ...
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how to get verifications codes from imessage to show in firefox

So when im using Safari and im logging into a website that sends out 2 step verification codes by imessage, when the imessage arrives i get the option when in the browser page to select the code as it ...
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Has Safari stopped forwarding link URLs to system services when using the link's context menu?

I seem to recall being able to right-click a link in Safari and use a system service from the context menu in order to send the actual link target URL to the service in question. Nowadays when right-...
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When using Vimari on Safari I need to press ESC+ESC before “f”-inding links

When using Vimari on Safari I need to press ESC+ESC before "f"-inding links. This is pretty annoying. Is there any good work around for this? To be able to perhaps auto focus the window ...
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AppleScript: set Safari tab to specific index

I have an AppleScript which search for tab and run a JS in the selected tab, It's work because of this : set current tab of w to t set index of w to 1 but I would like to improve the code so ...
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Is there any way to prevent specific websites from showing on browser search on Mac?

On iOS I use Zero Willpower to prevent specific websites from showing on search as well as block access to them. But I could not have found any way to do it on my Mac. Now I use dnsmasq to block ...
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WhatsApp Safari .heic

Is it possible to send HEIC files through WhatsApp Web with the Safari Web browser? .JPG images are 'lit' and ready to be sent, whereas .HEIC photos are 'greyed' out.
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YouTube videos play back at unwatchably fast rate with Safari on the latest Big Sur beta… anyone else?

I have trouble. When I try to play YouTube videos, they play super fast. I'd include a video of the problem but it would be too large. Suffice it to say that a 24 minute video finishes in less than ...
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Clicking links on Safari using ctrl + F

I am looking for a convenient method to navigate safari (mainly clicking links) using keyboard only. I'm already familiar with the Tab key (or opt + Tab), but I noticed that in Chrome and Firefox you ...
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How can I redirect the save to reading list button to save somewhere else?

In the Safari search bar, there's a plus button that saves the current page to the reading list. Is there any way I can change it to save to another Bookmarks folder or add a button from an extension ...
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How to reinstall Safari on a Mac?

I am using a MacBook Air 10.14.6, and I am not able to open Safari anymore. How can I reinstall this app? A problem report opens with some lengthy debug information in it. Here is maybe the important ...
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Jupyter Notebook launches the start page with MacVim instead of Safari

So at some point MacVim got associated with HTML pages, and since than when I launch jupyter it defaults to opening the landing page with MacVim instead of a browser. I have changed the "Opens ...
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Safari 14 freezing/slow loading and iOS 14.0.1 bad network performance

it's been 10 days since my MBP16 with macOS 10.15.7 (updated last week) and iPhone 6S with iOS 14.0.1 (updated as well 10 days ago) have problems with Safari. Slow loading, sometime the loading just ...
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De-Register for Push Notifications

I granted permission for a site to send me push notifications on my desktop, and now I would like to revoke that permissions. While I can change the delivery permissions in Safari to decline push ...
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How to resize Favourites icons Safari New Tab

How to resize Favourites icons Safari New Tab About a month ago, Safari received a new update, which brought significant changes to the new tab interface. As such, I've now noticed that the ...
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Favicons + text for wide tabs, just text for narrow tabs

Safari 14 recently launched and started putting favicon back in the tabs, alongside the webpage's name. When you open too many tabs (as I may be wont to do...) the page name is dropped and the tab ...
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How to access / export Safari browsing as file

How can I export my Safari browsing history? Alternatively, where does Safari store the history data? (Yes, of course, I can click history in the menu bar, but that interface isn't very useful.)
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Protect certificate access with TouchID on iPhone?

I installed a personal X.509 certificate on my iPhone (SE, iOS 14.0.1). I can use it on websites (in Safari) to authenticate myself, but with no permission check at all. Unlike for example filling in ...
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Mac File Upload Dialog Disables Allowed Files

So a few of my mac users are having an issue where when using Mac Safari or Chrome (latest versions) when they try to use our upload features then in some cases allowed files such as pdf, xls, png, ...

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