Wait! Your Safari is not working. Well, most iPhone and Mac users come across this issue daily. Some start panicking and others Google the cause and solutions, the same way you are here to find the solution. As you all must be aware Safari is a browser used by iOS, Mac, and iPad users. It is pretty common to face browser issues while operating it. But, it can be a daunting task to troubleshoot it especially when you have no idea.
Considering all these things, I am sharing this guide where I will be mentioning the reasons for its shutdown and solutions to fix it.
What Causes the Problem?
There may be a few possibilities of Safari not working on your iPhone or Mac that including:
1. Wi-Fi connection issues
2. Your phone’s internet is not working
3. Problems in your safari application.
If your iPhone has Wifi connectivity issues, check them and learn how to fix them. These may be the reasons behind it not working properly. Now let’s head toward the solutions.
Test your internet connection
Before starting the journey with different solutions, the first thing is to check your internet connection. If that is perfect, then you must go with other solutions. However, if not, you must fix that first.
Close and Reopen Safari
Often, reopening an app can resolve minor software problems. When the app is reopened, it starts over from scratch. To open the app switcher, double-click your iPhone’s Home button. In other cases, you can swipe bottom to left.
Clean Safari’s Data
Every time you visit any website, your iPhone saves its data, Only in case of using incognito mode, your browser won’t save anything. Due to the generation of cache, the browsers stop working. You can come out of this situation by cleaning the history of your safari browser.
Here are the steps for the same, have a look.
- Open the settings on your iPhone.
- Click Safari and go to clear website data and history.
- After cleaning the history check if it’s working or not.
Screen Time Settings
If you have ever changed the time settings in your iPhone or blocked some irrelevant websites via screen time, remove those settings. Safari does not work with content restrictions.
Sometimes Safari gets crashed, and the reason behind it is encountering unexpected bugs. Due to these bugs, the system gets frozen and fails to work again. However, there is a solution to this problem. Have a look at the solution
On iPhone, go to settings and choose Safari from there, disable the search engine.
Sometimes, your software is not updated, and thus, it stops working. With each update of Apple, the software is bestowed with bug fixes. So, if Safari is not working, update it to the latest version. Go to settings, and from there, update your software.
Also, if there can be issues with your iPhone, make sure your iPhone is updated with the latest version of iOS. All the troubleshooting methods shared above would work once you start trying them. Make sure you try every solution to get back to surfing quickly.
In the End
If even after all the fixes, your Safari does not work, take help from Apple Support. It is the last option, and they will help. For more such troubleshooting articles, stay in touch with our website.