Category: safari

“Touch ID to Log In” Stuck on Mac Touch Bar? Here’s the Fix

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Owners of a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar may occasionally run into an issue where the Touch Bar gets stuck on a “Touch ID to Log In” screen, often with a Safari icon, displaying even if Safari is not the foremost app on the Mac.

Tapping on the ‘Cancel’ button on the Touch Bar doesn’t do anything, and the “Touch ID to Log In” message persists on the Touch Bar. You can attempt to put your finger on the Touch ID reader to login (to whatever mystery site or login is requesting the login… if you trust not knowing), but even that doesn’t dispel the…

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Fix iCloud Errors & “Can’t Establish Secure Connection with idmsa.apple.com” on MacOS Sierra & High Sierra

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Some Mac users running MacOS Sierra and MacOS High Sierra have found they’re unable to login to an Apple ID or iCloud through System Preferences, or access iCloud.com in Safari. Additionally, Apple websites requiring usage of an Apple ID from Safari fail with a ‘Safari Can’t Open Page’ error “because Safari can’t establish a secure connection to the server ‘idmsa.apple.com’.”

If you’re experiencing any of the following type of error message on MacOS High Sierra or macOS Sierra, you should be able to fix them by installing an Apple certificate…

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How to Control+F Search on iPhone & iPad in Safari

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Many computer users associate Control+F with searching for text on a web page, and if you’re coming to the iPhone or iPad from the Windows world, you may be wondering how you can use the equivalent to the Control+F search in the Safari browser on iPhone and iPad.

The Safari web browser on iPhone and iPad has a built in Find On Page search feature that easily allows you to search for matched text on a webpage, mimicking the behavior of Control+F search for users who are coming to the platform from Windows. And arguably, the iPhone and iPad method is even easier…

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How to Clear Safari Reading List on iPhone, iPad, & Mac

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Do you make use of the Reading List feature in Safari to save web pages for later? In that case, you may want to clear the list every now and then once you’ve read them. It’s kind of similar to why anyone would want to clear their browsing cache and history once in a while.

Safari’s Reading List allows users to conveniently save and organize web pages so that they can read later either online or offline. Typically, people use it to store written content, like some of our articles for instance. These Reading List items sync with iCloud, meaning they’re…

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How to Use WhatsApp on iPad

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WhatsApp is an extremely popular messaging client for users on just about any platform, so if you’re interested in using WhatsApp on iPad you’re certainly not alone. While WhatsApp is actively working on a native client for iPad that isn’t available yet, you can still use WhatsApp on iPad easily.

Setting up WhatsApp on iPad is a matter of linking your WhatsApp number to the web client running on iPad, which may sound complicated but it’s actually quite simple.

Read along to learn how this works, and in no time you’ll be using WhatsApp messenger on…

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Fix “Safari Can’t Open Page NSPOSIXErrorDomain:28” Error on Mac

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Some Mac Safari users are encountering a Safari failure that causes a curious “NSPOSIXErrorDomain:28” error message to appear, preventing the web browser from working as usual.

The full error message appears seemingly at random when Safari on the Mac is used to open a new Safari window or tab, or when a page is trying to load, and is stated in full as follows:

Safari Can’t Open the Page.

Safari can’t open the page. The error is: “The operation couldn’t be completed. No space left on device” (NSPOSIXErrorDomain:28)‘

Variations of the generally…

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How to Take a Full Web Page Screen Shots on Mac the Easy Way

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Need to take a full web page screen shot on the Mac? There’s a very easy way to do it, but it does not include using the Mac screenshot tools since the feature is not currently available in macOS. Not to worry though, as we have a very easy approach to capture full page screenshots of websites.

The simplest way to take full page scrolling screenshots on a Mac is, currently, to use the Firefox web browser. Firefox offers the most direct way on the Mac, though you can also take full page screenshots on Mac with Safari, and with Chrome too, and even with paid…

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Use Shared With You in Safari on Mac to See All Links Sent via Messages

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If you’ve ever wanted an easy way to browse through all of the links that are shared with you through Messages app, the new Shared With You feature in Safari is what you’re looking for. Shared With You gathers all of the links that have been sent your way from all iMessage conversations, and puts them in an easy to access Safari feature.

The Shared With You feature is available on Mac with any machine running MacOS Monterey or alter, and for iPhone and iPad running iOS 15 or later.

Let’s take a look at how this works with Safari on the Mac.

How to Use…

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How to See All Links Shared With You Over Messages from Safari on iPhone & iPad

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Have you ever wanted an easy way to view all the web links your contacts share with you on iMessage? In that case, you have every reason to be excited about the new Shared With You feature that iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 brings to the table.

Separating all the links you get during a conversation or a group chat becomes really hard when people share them frequently. Thankfully, Apple has alleviated this issue with the new Shared With You feature that automatically puts shared content into the relevant apps. For instance, if someone sends you a link over iMessage, iOS…

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How to Fix “Blocked Plug-in” PDF Safari Error on Mac

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Have you ever tried to open a PDF in Safari on the Mac, only to be hit with a “Blocked Plug-In” message in the browser, rather than the PDF?

While sometimes this can relate to having the Adobe Acrobat plugin installed on the Mac, it can also be an issue with Safari and loading some PDF files in general. Perhaps it’s just a bug, or an overzealous security measure, but if you find the “Blocked Plug-in” message in Safari on the Mac when attempting to load a PDF, and you need to have access to that PDF, here’s one way to get around the error message and…

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