How to install Safari

Safari is a popular, free web browser that is developed by Apple and comes installed by default on Mac OS X systems.
1) Click in the address bar and type apple.com/safari

2) Press the Enter key to load the website.
3) Click the large download button.

4) Choose to download Safari for either Leopard or Snow Leopard.

5) Optionally, enter your email address if you want to receive news, updates, and information from Apple.
6) Choose your location and click Download Now.

Safari will begin downloading, and the installer will start automatically.

7) Click Continue.

8) Click Continue.

9) You must accept the license agreement to install the software.

10) Click Install.

11) Type your password to allow the installer to make changes.

12) Click OK.
13) Click Continue Installation.

Your computer must restart for the changes to take effect. Then, you can begin using Safari.

How to upgrade Safari to the latest version

If you have an older version of Safari, you should upgrade as soon as possible since newer releases have security and bug fixes.
1) Click the apple.

2) Then click Software Update.
3) Your computer will check for new updates.

4) Click Show Details.

5) Make sure the box next to Safari is checked.

6) Click Install.

You must restart your computer for the updates to finish installing. Then, you can begin using Safari.

How to manage cookies in Safari

A cookie is a piece of text that is stored on your computer by a web browser. Cookies can be used to store login info, preferences and shopping cart data. Many websites require cookies to be enabled before you can access them.
1) To see options to manage cookies, open the menu.

2) Click Preferences.
3) Go to the Security tab.

Use these options to allow cookies always, never or to block cookies from third parties.

4) Click Show Cookies to view the list of cookies that are currently stored.

You can search for cookies and manually delete ones from sites you don’t recognize.
5) Click a cookie or site.

6) Then click Remove.

7) To delete all cookies, click Remove All.

Once you click Remove All, the deleted cookies cannot be recovered.

That’s it! Now you know how to manage cookies in Safari.

How to manage history in Safari

The History in web browsers is a list of all websites you have visited and can become quite large with frequent use.
1) Click the Safari menu.

2) Click Preferences.
You can set how long items will appear in your history.
3) Choose Manually if you want to delete items yourself.

4) Click the X to close the options window.
5) To view all your history, click History.

6) Hover over the options to expand menus.
The pages visited on this day show up here.

7) Click Show Top Sites.
Top Sites is a list of web pages that you visit the most often.

8) Click History.

Use the scroll bar to view the pages you have visited.

9) Click Clear History to delete all pages in your history.
10) Once you click Clear, the pages will be permanently deleted.

That’s it! Now you know how to manage your history in Safari.

How to manage saved passwords in Safari

You can set Safari to remember your passwords for sites you visit, however, you shouldn’t enable this if you are on a public computer.
1) Open the menu.

2) Click Preferences.
3) Go to the AutoFill tab.

4) Select the box next to User names and Passwords.

5) Click Edit.
Any passwords that have been saved will show up in the list.

You can choose to remember this password or never ask again for this website.

That’s it! Now you know how to manage your saved passwords in Safari.
When a password is saved, this message will be displayed under the address bar.

How to adjust security-related settings in Safari

In this demonstration, we’ll see how to manage security settings which include cookies, plug-ins, javascript and more.
1) Open the menu.

2) Click Preferences.
3) Go to the Security tab.

4) Next to web content, you can enable or disable plug-ins, java, javascript, and pop-ups.

Also on this page, you can manage options for cookies, databases, and show a prompt before sending a non-secure form from a secure website.
That’s it! Now you know how to manage your security settings in Safari.
You can set Safari to warn you when you visit sites that are known to be fraudulent. Some websites may ask for location information, which you can allow or deny.

How to manage bookmarks in Safari

When you bookmark a page, the web address is stored in a file on your computer for future access.
In Safari, you can choose to show the bookmarks toolbar in the menu as we see here.
1) To manage your bookmarks, open the menu.

2) Click Preferences.
3) Go to the Bookmarks tab.

Here you can set which options to show in the bookmarks bar, bookmarks menu and collections.

4) Click the X to close these options.
5) On the page you want to bookmark, click this plus sign.

6) Select the location where this bookmark should show up.

7) Click Add.

The link shows up in our bookmarks bar here.

Now let’s add a bookmark to our bookmarks menu.
8) Click the plus as before.

9) Choose Bookmarks Menu.

10) Click Add.

11) Click Bookmarks.
Here is the page we just added.

Let’s see how to view all our bookmarks.
12) Click the icon that looks like a book.

13) Click any of these collections to view the bookmarks they contain.

14) Click this plus sign to add a new folder.

15) Type a new name for the folder.

16) Click any page and drag it into the folder to store it there.

That’s it! Now you know how to manage your bookmarks in Safari.

How to change the home page in Safari

The Home Page is the website that loads whenever you open Safari and can be changed to anything you want.
1) Click here to open the menu.

2) Click Preferences.
3) Choose the items to load when you open a new window.

4) Select from Top Sites, Home Page, Empty Page, Same Page or Bookmarks.
5) Type a URL for the home page.

6) Click the X to close the options.
7) Click Change Home Page to save your options.

8) To go to the home page, click History.

9) Then Home.
That’s it! Now you know how to change your home page in Safari.

How to check if JavaScript is enabled in Safari

Some websites may require that JavaScript be enabled before you can use it.
1) First, open the menu.

2) Go to Preferences.
3) Go to the Security tab.

4) Check this box if you want to enable JavaScript.

That’s it! Now you know how to enable or disable JavaScript in Safari.

How to control the pop-up blocker in Safari

Some sites may try to open pop-ups, which are new browser windows that may be hidden under the current window or displayed on the top.
Generally, pop-ups are used for advertising, but some sites may use them to show information without disrupting the currently open page.
1) Click Safari.

2) Click Preferences.
3) Go to the Security tab.

4) Check this box if you want to block pop-up windows.

5) Click Block to confirm.

That’s it! Now you know how to manage your pop-up blocker in Safari.