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How to Use Translate Webpages in Safari for Mac

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Ever ended up on a webpage in a different language and wished you could translate it instantly? With the latest versions of Safari for Mac, you can use a native translation feature to convert a webpage from a foreign language to your native tongue. This is fantastic for many obvious reasons, particularly if you want to read international news from an original source rather than a regurgitated spin version from a US outlet.

Safari’s built-in language translation feature is available for all modern versions of Safari, so as long as you’re running Safari 14 or…

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How to Customize Safari Start Page on Mac

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Do you use Safari as the default web browser on your Mac? If so, you might be happy to know that Safari’s start page is now customizable, as long as you’re running a new version of Safari on the Mac.


With Safari 14 and later, start page customization allows users to set a background image, choose the sections that are displayed like Favorites or Frequently Visited, and more. These modern Safari version are available on macOS Big Sur, macOS Catalina, and macOS Mojave, so as long as you’re on a modern macOS release you can get started.

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How to Try Siri's New iOS Voices Today

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Apple is changing up how Siri works in iOS 14.5. She’s still the same ol’ virtual assistant you can use to do all kinds of fun activities on your iPhone. However, she’s no longer going to default to being a “she.” You’ll soon be asked to pick a female or male voice for the digital assistant, which is a subtle but…

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How to Import Saved Passwords from Safari to Chrome

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Planning to switch to Google Chrome as your preferred web browser on your Mac? If so, you’ll be relieved to know that importing your saved passwords from Safari to Chrome is a lot easier than you think.

Safari is the default web browser on macOS devices, similar to how Microsoft Edge is on Windows. Most people hesitate to switch to a different browser, just because they’re worried about losing all their browsing data. However, that’s not an issue at all anymore considering most web browsers today allow you to import bookmarks, saved passwords, autofill…

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How to Close Search-Matched Safari Tabs on iPhone or iPad

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You may already know that you can search Safari browser tabs on iPhone or iPad for matching terms, words, and keywords, but a lesser known iOS and iPadOS Safari trick allows you to close those search-matched Safari tabs too.

For example, if you have a bunch of browser tabs open in Safari on an iPad or iPhone that are recipes, you can search tabs for ‘recipe’ and selectively close all of those ‘recipe’ keyword matched tabs in iOS and iPadOS. Sounds convenient, right?

How to Close Search-Matched Safari Tabs on iPhone or iPad

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How to Fix Safari “This Connection Is Not Private” Warnings

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Are you receiving an error message saying “This connection is not private” when you’re trying to access a website in Safari from iPhone, iPad, or Mac? Many users have seen this error at some point as they browse the web, and this can be bypassed or ignored quickly fixed regardless of what device you use.

This message pops up when Safari’s security check on the website’s certificate fails. You’ll likely face this issue when you’re visiting a website that uses an expired certificate, or HTTP instead of HTTPS when it’s not configured properly. The…

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How to Disable Safari Tab Previews on Mac

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The latest versions of Safari for Mac show a thumbnail preview of webpages as you hover the cursor over tabs. Some users may find the hover thumbnail previews to be distracting, and may want to turn them off. While Safari has many options and preferences, curiously the ability to disable Tab Previews on Hover is not available in the standard Safari options on the Mac. Nonetheless, you can still disable tab previews in Safari, you just have to go through a few extra steps to get it done.


To turn off Tab Previews on Hover, you’ll need to first enable the Debug…

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How to Block Microphone & Camera Access for Websites on iPhone & iPad

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Are you tired of seeing unwanted camera and microphone access pop-ups with certain websites on Safari for iPhone and iPad? Or maybe you just want to manually disable camera access for some websites due to privacy concerns? Fortunately, this is actually pretty easy to do with iOS and iPadOS.

People have become increasingly cautious when it comes to privacy these days, and for good reasons. With multiple privacy breach reports on major internet giants and tech companies, protecting your privacy and personal data should be of utmost importance. Similar to how…

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How to Check Privacy Report for Websites in Safari on Mac

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The Privacy Report feature of Safari allows you to easily see which websites use cookies and trackers while you browse the web (and due to the nature of the web, that is most websites). If you’re curious to check on trackers data while using Safari for Mac, you’ll find it’s quite simple to do so.

Read on to learn how you can check Privacy Report for websites in Safari on the Mac.

Apple is putting user privacy first with many of it’s new features, and one of the interesting new additions in that direction is Safari’s Privacy Report feature. In short,…

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