Safari Do Not Track settings

The Do Not Track (DNT) feature is a technological mechanism that enables users to inform websites (including advertising networks) that they do not want to be tracked. Safari offers this feature. When the feature is enabled,  Safari will ask web sites not to track you online. iOS: To turn Do Not Track on in Safari for iPhone or […]

iOS 7: How to search for text on a web page

This article explains how to use “Find on Page” in Safari with IOS 7. When you search for text on a particular web page, you’re using a feature named Find on Page. This feature is not new, as it was introduces with iOS 4.2. Before iOS 7, to search for a word / text on a page […]

Safari will not save the password on some websites

Safari can securely stores the usernames and passwords that you use to log in to websites and then autofills them in for you. However Safari will not save or autofill account names and passwords on some websites that request that web browsers not save such data. You may occasionally get a message saying that Safari […]

iPad Safari crashing regularly, how to fix

Several users have reported an issue in which the Safari app on the iPad crashes frequently. Users have also reported especially web sites that use JavaScript heavily cause Safari to unexpectedly quit. If you’re having frequent browser crashes on your iPad, there are a few steps you can take to try to fix your problem. 1. Update […]

iOS: Safari freezes, fix

A number of iPhone/iPad users have reported a problem in which Safari freezes and remains unresponsive. If you are experiencing this issue, please use the steps below to troubleshoot situations in which Safari unexpectedly quits or stops responding (“hangs”, “crashes” or “freezes”). After performing each step, please test to see if your issue is fixed: […]

How to view HTML source code in Safari

You may want to view the HTML source of a web page. This short tutorials explains how to view the source of a webpage: 1. Safari menu > Preferences > Advanced. 2. Check “Show Develop menu in menu bar”. Close Safari’s preferences. 3. Develop menu > Show Page Source OR right click your mouse and select “Show Page Source” […]

How to use Web Inspector on iPad / iPhone to set up remote debugging with Safari

With iOS 6, Apple introduced a new Safari feature called “Web Inspector” for debugging web applications on iOS devices such as the iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. This feature can help anybody, especially web developers, find and correct problems with websites. Here is how to use this feature: Turn on Web Inspector on your iDevice […]

Safari bookmarks disappear on iPad/iPhone

Several users have reported that their Safari bookmarks have disappeared. Users have also reported that Safari bookmarks do not appear to be syncing properly. If you’ve suddenly lost your bookmarks, or your bookmarks are not syncing, try closing the Safari app. To do so: Double press the home button. Recently used apps will appear on […]

iOS 6: Safari cache problem, fix

Several people have reported problems that Safari’s cache prevents them from browsing a web site’s current version; instead Safari loads pages from previous cached files  (iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch). It has also been reported that clearing cache, cookies and history does not fix this problem. Fix: iOS update may have changed your Safari settings. […]

Safari not scrolling on Mac, iPad, iPhone and iPod

You may already notice that some pages on Safari that won’t let you scroll down. This is primarily due to the fact that the web site you are visiting has some poorly designed design elements (CSS, HTML 5, JavaScript etc.), thus Safari cannot render them properly.  To overcome this issue, try this: Disable JavaScript in […]