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Safari: How to update, enable or disable cookies, and clear history

How do I enable or disable cookies in Safari?

Safari is a web browser developed by Apple Inc. and is the default browser on Apple devices. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer by websites you visit. They are used to remember your preferences and login information. You may want to disable cookies if you are concerned about privacy or if you are troubleshooting a problem with Safari.

Open the Preferences menu and select the “Privacy” tab to disable cookies in Safari. Then, in the “Cookies” and “Website Data” sections, choose “Always block” to prevent all cookies from being stored on your computer.

Alternatively, you can select “Block third-party cookies and site data” to only block cookies from websites you haven’t visited before. If you want to enable cookies again, change the settings to “Allow from websites I visit” or “Allow from current website.”

How do I clear my history and cache in Safari?

Safari uses a centralized history database to keep track of websites you have visited, which can be helpful when you want to revisit a site or check your browsing history. However, this history can also be a privacy concern, as it can store sensitive information such as passwords and credit card numbers.

If you are worried about your Safari history being accessed by others, you can clear your history and cache. To do this, open the Safari app and tap the History icon at the bottom of the screen. Then, tap “Clear” at the bottom of the History page. Next, select the period you want to clear from your history in the popup window. Finally, tap “Clear History” to confirm. All the websites you visited during that period will be removed from your Safari history.

How do I add favorites to Safari?

First, navigate to the website that you want to add as a favorite. Then, click on the “Share” button in the screen’s upper-right-hand corner. Next, hover over the “Add to Favorites” option in the drop-down menu. A submenu will appear with two options: Add to Reading List and Add Bookmark. Choose “Add Bookmark,” and a popup window will appear. Here, you can edit the bookmark’s name and choose where you would like to save it. When you are finished, click the “Save” button.

How do I allow or disallow popups on Safari?

Popups can be annoying, and sometimes they can even be malicious. If you want to prevent pop-ups from appearing in Safari, follow these steps. First, open Safari and click on the Safari menu. Next, click on Preferences and then select the Websites tab. Finally, find the Popup Windows section and choose the Block option. Once you’ve made this change, popups will no longer be allowed on any website you visit.

If you only want to block popups on certain websites, you can add those domains to your list of blocked sites.

You can also allow popups on sites you trust by adding them to your Allow list. You can surf the web without worrying about unwanted popups by taking these steps.

How do I download or update Safari on my Mac or desktop computer?

If your device has the app store from Apple, you can get it there. Alternatively, you can visit the Safari downloads page to get the current version.

How do I download or update Safari on my iPhone?

To download Safari, open the App Store and search for Safari. Click “Get,” then “Install App.” Once the download is complete, open Safari from your Applications folder. If you already have Safari installed and want to update to the latest version, open the App Store and click Updates in the top bar. If any updates are available for Safari, click “Update” next to the Safari listing.

How do I remove Safari from my Mac?

If you want to remove Safari from your Mac, there are a few different ways. One option is to delete the Safari application from your Applications folder by moving it to the trash. This will remove Safari from your computer, but it will not delete any of your browsing history or bookmarks.

If you want to remove all traces of Safari altogether, you can use the Terminal application to delete the program’s preferences files. However, this method is more complex and is best suited for advanced users.

How do I remove Safari from my iPhone?

First, open the Settings app and scroll down to the list of installed apps. Find Safari in the list and tap on it to open its settings. Next, scroll down to the bottom of the screen and tap the “Delete App” button. Finally, confirm that you want to delete the app and wait for it to be uninstalled.

Should I use Google Chrome or Safari?

Two of the most popular browsers are Google Chrome and Safari. So, which one should you use?

At first glance, it may seem like there is very little to differentiate between Google Chrome and Safari. Both browsers are fast, lightweight, and offer a sleek user interface. However, a few key factors can help you decide which browser is right for you.

For example, Safari is the only browser that offers built-in support for Apple’s iCloud service. As a result, you can easily sync your bookmarks, history, and other data across your devices.

In contrast, Chrome requires you to use a separate extension to achieve the same level of integration. Another key difference is that Safari includes several features designed to improve your privacy and security online. For example, Safari blocks third-party cookies by default, while Chrome does not. As a result, Safari may be the better choice if you are concerned about your online privacy. But, ultimately, the best browser for you will depend on your specific needs and preferences.

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