Safari User Guide: Desktop and Mobile
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Safari User Guide: Desktop and Mobile

This guide provides clear steps to clear cache and update Safari on both desktop and mobile, with extra user tips to enhance the browsing experience.

How to Clear Cache on Safari

Desktop Version

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Click on "Safari" in the menu bar, then select "Preferences".
  3. Click the "Advanced" tab.
  4. Check the box that says "Show Develop menu in menu bar".
  5. Close "Preferences". You'll now see a new "Develop" option in the menu bar.
  6. Click "Develop", then select "Empty Caches".
  7. Restart your browser to ensure changes take effect.

Mobile Version (iOS)

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Scroll down and tap "Safari".
  3. Tap "Clear History and Website Data".
  4. Tap "Clear History and Data" in the popup.

How to Check for Updates on Safari

Desktop Version (Mac)

  1. Click the Apple menu at the top of your screen.
  2. Select "System Preferences", then "Software Update".
  3. If updates are available, click the "Update Now" button.

Mobile Version (iOS)

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap "General", then "Software Update".
  3. If an update is available, tap "Download and Install".

Additional Tips

Desktop and Mobile

  • Private Browsing: Use Private Window for private browsing. On desktop, click "File" then "New Private Window". On mobile, tap the two-squares icon at the bottom right, then "+", then "Private".
  • Bookmarking: To bookmark a site, click or tap the share icon (a box with an arrow), then "Add Bookmark". Edit the name and location for the bookmark.
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