Working with Mac OS

Safari is not working after the High Sierra update.

Safari won’t open pages after the High Sierra update.

Have you faced this issue on your MacBook or iMac?

There are some easy solutions to this safari problem! 

If your Safari does not load some pages on the Internet, for example, VK or Yandex search, then do one of the following to fix the error.

Force quit Safari or force quit

  • At the same time, hold down the keyboard shortcut Command (or Cmd) ⌘ + Option (or Alt) + Esc.
  • Select Safari.
  • Click “Force Quit” in the pop-up window.

Alternatively, you can force quit Safari via Apple Menu> Force Quit> Safari> Force Quit.

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Clear cookies and other website data

  • Launch Safari.
  • Go to Safari menu> Clear History.
  • Select clear all History.
  • Click “Clear History.”

Fix disk errors in macOS recovery partition

  • Shut down your Mac via Apple Menu> Shut Down Mac.
  • Click the Enable button.
  • With your Mac turned on, immediately press and hold the two Command (⌘) and R keys until you see the Apple logo, spinning globe, or another startup screen.
  • If you are asked to enter a password, you must specify it.
  • When the launch is complete, the Utilities window will appear. Select “Disk Utilities” or “Disk Utility.”
  • Click the “Continue” button.
  • Find the drive you want (Macintosh HD).
  • Select the last volume on this disk and click the “First Aid” button and run. This will check the disk for errors.
  • Click the Done button.
  • Close “Disk Utilities.”
  • Reboot your Mac.

Use Safari in Safe Mode or Safe Mode (Safe Boot)

Starting your Mac in Safe Mode will help solve many problems on your computer, not just Safari. However, starting your Mac in Safe Mode will disable certain features.

  • Shut down your Mac via Apple Menu> Shut Down Mac.
  • Turn on your Mac.
  • Press and hold the Shift key immediately.
  • Release the key when the login window appears. In the upper right corner of the screen, you should see the words “Secure Boot.”
  • Sign in to your Mac. 
  • Enter password.
  • Launch Safari and check for problems.
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Remove plist files

  • Open Finder.
  • Choose Go> Go To Folder.
  • Enter the pathname of the ~ / Library / Preferences folder in the pop-up window and click Go.
  • Enter com.apple.safari in the search bar.
  • Select all Safari plist files and drag them to trash, then delete them.
  • Restart your Mac and launch Safari.

Delete all content in the following folders

  • Open Finder.
  • Choose Go> Go To Folder.
  • Enter the pathname of the ~ / Library / Caches folder, then click Go.
  • Please select all the content and drag it to the trash can.
  • Repeat in the following folders:

~ / Library / Cookies

~ / Library / Saved Application State

~ / Library / Safari / Lastsession.plist

~ / Library / Safari / Databases

/ Library / Caches

System / Library / Caches

  • Empty the trash bin and restart your Mac.
  • Launch Safari browser.

Reinstall Safari 

Reinstalling Safari might solve your problem. To reinstall Safari, you need to reinstall macOS. Reinstalling macOS does not delete data from your computer. 

  • Turn on your Mac.
  • Press and hold the Command (⌘) and R keys immediately after clicking the Turn on button on your Mac. 
  • Release the keys when the Apple logo appears.
  • After booting your computer from macOS Recovery, select the Reinstall macOS utility and click Continue.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen.
  • Select the disk to install the OS. If no disks are displayed, click “Show All Disks.” You may need to enter your Apple ID.
  • Click Install. Wait for the installation to complete without putting your Mac to sleep or closing the lid.
  • Once completed, the Mac will automatically reboot.
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These steps will help you restore the Safari browser to work correctly on your Mac. 

If something does not work for you or you have other problems, please contact us. We will quickly advise and help.

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