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How to Remove Web History in Safari While Keeping Cookies & Other Web Data on Mac

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The Safari browser has a hidden history clearing option which allows Mac users to clear their web browser history in Safari while keeping other website data and site cookies from the same time period. In other words, this could be used to remove web browser history of accessing particular web pages, but while maintaining login and other cookie information to those visited webpages. This is a helpful option that is in contrast to the default clearing web history option in Safari for Mac OS, which removes all website history as well as removing website data and…

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How to Change Default Web Browser on iPhone & iPad

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Ever wanted to change your default web browser on iPhone from Safari to something like Chrome or Firefox? Perhaps you use another popular third-party browser like Chrome, Firefox, or Opera to browse the web instead on your other devices, and you want to keep consistent. Whatever the case, you’ll be pleased to know that you can now change the default web browser on your iPhone and iPad.

Safari has always been the default web browser on iPhones and iPads, and up until now there was no way you could change that, though you could always install other browsers and…

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How to Change Safari Download Location on iPhone & iPad

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Do you frequently download files from the web using Safari to your iPhone or iPad? Have you ever wondered where all these files are stored, and if you can change the default download location? If you want to adjust the download location that’s used for Safari downloads on your iPhone or iPad, then read on.

With modern versions of iOS and iPadOS, Apple added a download manager to Safari to make it easy for users to download files from the web. Although downloading files from Safari is pretty straightforward like any other browser, you don’t get to choose the…

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How to Update & Edit Saved Passwords in Safari Autofill on Mac

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Do you use Safari’s built-in password manager to quickly log in to your favorite websites on the Mac? If so, you might want to learn how you can update this stored login data whenever you change the password for one of your online accounts.

Although Safari autofill and keychain integration makes it so that you don’t have to remember your passwords again, you will run into issues if you change the password for any of your accounts. Since the password that’s stored in Safari is now the old password, you will no longer be able to sign in to the website using…

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How to Add Logins & Passwords to Safari Autofill on Mac

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Many Mac users might already be aware that Safari requests to automatically save your password information when you log in to a website for the first time. But even if you ignored that initial request to save login information, you can manually enter those details into Safari autofill, and never have to remember your logins and passwords again.

Most of us visit several websites on a daily basis, logging into things like email, banks, social networks, shopping, etc, and as a result, we have many online accounts for a variety of services. While Safari does a…

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How to Download Files from Safari on iPhone & iPad

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If you’ve ever wanted to download files from Safari to your iPhone or iPad, you’ll be pleased to know that Safari has a download manager in more recent versions of iOS and iPadOS.

Safari is widely used by iPhone and iPad users since it comes pre-installed on devices, and it works seamlessly. One major feature that the popular mobile browser had previously lacked is a download manager, but Apple has now implemented the download functionality as they pushing iOS and iPadOS towards a more desktop-class computing experience. The download feature of Safari may…

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How to Translate Webpages in Safari on iPhone & iPad with Microsoft Translator

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As you may already know, Google Chrome offers the ability to translate webpages on iPhone and iPad from one language to another, helping you convert webpages from something like Spanish or Chinese to English (and of course any other combination of languages). While the iPhone and iPad gain this feature natively with Safari in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14, earlier versions of Safari do not support language translation by default. Not to worry though, because with Microsoft Translator you can give Safari the capability of converting webpages from one language to another.

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How to Disable Safari Link Previews on iPhone & iPad to See URLs

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Tired of those web page previews that pop up in Safari, whenever you’re trying to grab a link or open it in a new tab? You’re not alone, but these link previews can be easily disabled within Safari on iPhone and iPad.

Safari is the default web browser that comes pre-installed on both the iPhone and iPad. Therefore, it’s also the most popular browser across all iOS and iPadOS devices. The link preview feature in Safari is nice to have, especially when you want to take a quick peek at the web page without leaving the current page. However, this makes it…

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How to Block Websites in Safari on iPhone & iPad with iOS 13

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Do you want to restrict access for certain websites on an iPhones & iPads? Thanks to the Screen Time feature, this is very much possible and fairly simple to set up, so whether you want to block websites on your own device, a childs, family members, or another device, it’s easily possible.

Screen Time allows iOS and iPadOS users to keep an eye on their smartphone usage as well as offers a lot of parental control tools to restrict the content that children and other family members are able to access. The ability to block specific websites is one such parental…

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How to Save Credit Card Info in Safari on iPhone & iPad

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Did you know that you can save credit card info into Safari to make quick purchases from iPhone or iPad? If you are you tired of filling out your credit card details every time you make an online purchase, this excellent autofill credit card feature is for you as it allows for quick access to credit card payment info in Safari on iPad and iPhone.

Safari, the default web browser that’s included with iOS, ipadOS, and macOS devices, is fully capable of securely storing your credit card information and automatically filling it whenever required for online…

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