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Where does Safari store the open tabs?

LastSession.plist is no longer used since Safari v15 for the purpose of storing the tabs. To get back your tabs: Close Safari and make sure it's not running anymore In Finder Go to Folder... (from ...
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Unknown App listed under general settings, but not visible in the App Library

Web clips and apps that are side loaded can get in this state. You will need to exclude them from backup (in case you want to restore from backup after the next step) and then erase all content and ...
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How do I troubleshoot the Safari tabs iCloud sync failure?

You might be able to circumvent this problem, at least on your Mac, by asking Safari on your Mac to show you the web pages open in Safaris in your other Apple devices through the iCloud Tabsbutton. ...
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How to block, disable or otherwise prevent the playing of YouTube video ads on MacOS Safari?

I use an app called Wipr to block ads on YouTube. It works for me both on macOS and on iOS (in Safari). It costs $1.99 as a one-time purchase. I believe there are free alternatives, but I've had the ...
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Is it possible to recover tabs on Safari 16?

The History menu should contain everywhere you went in the past week, unless you cleared it. Show All History gives you a searchable list of everywhere you've ever been since you last cleared history. ...
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'Shadow tabs' on Safari?

While I suspect this is a bug, it isn't a memory leak since that wouldn't cause a behavior like this. If you have two windows open with the same tab group selected, each tab is shown in both window. ...
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How do I get rid of a Spotlight suggestion?

It is a Siri Knowledge tidbit, making a search to the web (presumably Wikipedia) about a general artist. Similar to if you typed the name of a sports team, Spotlight would intelligently return current ...
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Safari randomly and periodically loses cookies

Do you have the Develop menu turned on? If so, your problem may be due to this known issue. I do not know of a solution other than turning the Develop menu off.

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