Safari has its own charm in iPhone and iPad devices.

In this guide we will try to give solutions to the common problems, which you may face in everyday use.

Fix Page not loading in Safari on iPhone

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If you experience any problem in safari like page not loading, or opening, then it may be network problem. Try to apply following fixes to solve network problem.

How to Disable experimental features in Safari

Experimental features on Safari are under testing purposes. Therefore, they can create problem so disabling one or more Safari experimental features can solve the error in page loading. To disable experimental features on Safari.

  • Go to settings.
  • Tap on Safari.
  • Tap on advanced.
  • Then go to experimental features. Here you will see a list of all the experimental features. If you have enabled more than one, then try to disable one by one and check the Safari browser, if the page loading has been resolved or not.

Reset network settings

If you are connected to Wi-Fi network then try to turn off Wi-Fi and turn it on again. For this.

  • Go to settings.
  • Go to Wi-Fi and turn it off.

If the problem still occurs try to connect to any other Wi-Fi. If you are not on Wi-Fi and using cellular data then.

  • Go to settings.
  • Go to cellular and turn off mobile data turn it on again and check if the page is loading in safari or not.

If none of these fixes are working for you, try to reset the network settings by going to; Settings>general>reset>and reset network settings.

Fix Safari Crashing on iPhone and iPad

Sometimes you may experience app crashing on iPhone or iPad unexpectedly try to perform the following fixes

Turn off search suggestions

Turning off search engine suggestion might solve your problem. So, to do this; go to settings go to Safari and turn off search engine suggestions. This may solve crash problem for many users.

Fix Safari slow loading on iPhone and iPad

If you have an iPhone or iPad device with pretty handsome specifications, but it is still loading web pages very slow in Safari browser, then you may need to clean your Browser’s history, cookies and cache data. Follow the instructions below to work with them.

Clear safari history cookies and cache

To clear history of browsing data.

  • Go to settings.
  • Go to Safari.
  • Tap on Clear browsing history and data.
  • Confirm your action.

Note: This will not delete your saved passwords and autofill data. To keep your browsing history, but delete the cookies;

  • Go to settings.
  • Tap on Safari.
  • Go to advanced and from here you can find the option saying remove website data you can select individual websites to clear the data of.

Restart your iPhone or iPad

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Restarting your iPhone or iPad can solve crashing problems or page not loading problems in your Safari Browser. To reboot your device, keep on pressing power button until you see option to power off or restart your device.

Keep Safari up to date

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App update can also solve many problems. So, keep on checking for new versions for Safari browser in app store.

Fix Safari slow on Mac

Clear browsing history

Just like iPhone, safari Mac Safari browser also stores some data in your PC. Large amount of data can slow down your Safari browser, So, you may need to clear it.

To clear website data.

  • Go to Safari.
  • Click on preferences, located at the top menu bar.
  • Click on privacy.
  • Click on manage website data button.

Then remove all the data of all the websites if you have something important like saved passwords autofill that are you can skip them also.

Disable DNS prefetching

DNS prefetching is a very good feature added to Safari 5.01 and in the later versions. By this feature, when you search in the search engine, it loads all the links of the result given by search engine, before you open any of the link. So, this preloading of the links before opening them slows down Safari browser. You can turn it off by going to following settings.

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  • Open terminal and type following command.
  • defaults write com.apple.safari WebKitDNSPrefetchingEnabled -boolean false
  • Now restart your Safari browser and DNS prefetching is not more there.

Turn of Search Engine Suggestions

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Like iPhone, you can also disable search engine suggestions in your Mac Safari browser. For this apply settings as below.

Go to Safari>Preferences>Search and disable option saying include search engine suggestions.

Close Unwanted Tabs

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If there are so many tabs opened on Safari Browser, they can slow down your Safari because, each tab has its own thread inside the memory and each thread uses memory resources. So, it is good practice to close all the unwanted tabs on your Safari browser so that it can work smoothly.

Disable Unwanted Extensions

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Safari extensions are small applications developed by unofficial developers, therefore, they are not as much efficient as the Safari browser, because, Safari apps are developed by highly experienced Apple developers. So sometimes these unofficial extensions, can cause problems in Safari Browser. To disable extensions;

  • Go to Safari preferences and extensions.
  • Uncheck the extension which you don’t want to use.

Reset Safari Browser on MAC

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In the early versions of Safari browser, Apple provided option to reset the settings of Safari app. So, if there were any issues, they were resolved by resetting the application. Now the option has been removed.

But you can still reset an application by using the software known as CleanMyMac X. Download link to the software is provided below.

Download CleanMyMac X for MAC OS X

After downloading and installing the software, you will see all the apps in in the interface of the software. You can completely uninstall any app or reset to its original state. Select Safari browser from this software, and reset it. Hopefully, all the problems in your Safari browser will be solved and you will have a taste of fresh browser.

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