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Checking your settings

To access Safari Settings open Safari.

Click on Safari and Select Preferences.

Safari Setup1

The General tab.

  • Default Web Browser: Safari
  • New windows opens with: Homepage
  • Home Page:
  • Save Downloaded files to: Desktop
  • Remove Download lists items: Manually
  • Open "save" files after downloading is ticked
  • Open links from applications: in a new window

Safari Setup2

The Appearance tab

  • Standard font: Times 16
  • Fixed-width font: Courier 13
  • Display images when the page opens is ticked
  • Default encoding: Western(ISO Latin 1)

Safari Setup3

The Bookmarks tab.

Bookmarks bar:

  • Include Address Book is NOT ticked
  • Include Bonjour is Not ticked

Bookmarks Menu:

  • Include Bookmarks Bar is ticked
  • Include Address Book is NOT ticked
  • Include Bonjour is NOT ticked


  • Include Address Book is ticked
  • Include Bonjour is ticked

Synchronize bookmarks with other computers using .Mac is NOT ticked

Safari Setup4

The Tabs tab.

  • Enable tab browsing is ticked
  • Select new tabs as they are created is NOT ticked
  • Always show tab bar is NOT ticked

Safari Setup5

The RSS tab.

  • Default RSS Reader: Safari

Automatically update articles in:

  • Bookmarks bar is ticked
  • Bookmarks Menu is NOT ticked
  • Check for updates: Every 30 minutes
  • Color new articles is NOT ticked
  • Remove articles: after two weeks

Safari Setup6

The Auto Fill tab.

Auto fill all web forms:

  • Use info from my Address Book card is ticked
  • User names and passwords is NOT ticked
  • Other forms is ticked

Safari Setup7

The Security tab.

Web Content:

  • Enable plug-ins is ticked
  • Enable Java is ticked
  • Enable Java script is ticked
  • Block pop-up windows is NOT ticked

Accept cookies:

  • Only from sites you navigate to is selected

Ask before sending a non-secure form to a secure website is ticked

Safari Setup8

The Advanced tab.

Universal Access:

  • Never use font sizes smaller than 9 is NOT ticked
  • Press tab to highlight each item on a webpage is NOT ticked
  • Style Sheet: None Selected
  • Proxies: Change Settings...

Safari Setup9


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