How to update Safari web browser

How to update Safari web browser

Last updated: October 22, 2017 

On Windows

To update Safari browser on Windows, click the computer’s Start button, and select (All) Programs. Choose Apple Software Update from the list of programs that displays. On Windows 8, click the Search icon on the Start screen, input Apple Software Update into the search field, then click¬†Apple Software Update in the search results.

The Apple Software Update program will check to see if any of the Apple programs installed on your computer requires an update, including Safari. If a Safari update is available, a notification will display that New software is available from Apple.

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Check the Safari check box in the list of available updates, then click the Install button. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the update. An update may require you to be logged in as an administrator. If you encounter user account control (UAC), input your admin user name and password to proceed with the installation.

Once the installation has completed, you may be prompted to restart Safari for the update to take effect. Close all of your open Safari tabs and windows, then relaunch Safari.

On Mac

To update Safari browser, click the Apple menu, and choose App Store.

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If an update is available, the number of updates available for your Mac will display in the drop-down menu. The App Store window will launch, and the Updates panel will display. If your Mac has not checked for updates, and does not display any available updates, you may manually check for updates by clicking Updates.

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If an update is available for Safari, click the Update button next to the Safari update to install it. If prompted, input your Apple ID and password to log into the App Store.

Once the installation has completed, you may be prompted to restart Safari for the update to take effect. Close all of your open Safari tabs and windows, then relaunch Safari.

To manually download the latest version of Safari, please visit: http://www.apple.com/safari/

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