Below are the steps to fix Safari Browser Stuck on Mac.
Safari Browser stuck on Mac
Safari browser will get stuck on Mac if it opens a webpage. You won’t be capable of scrolling up or down or clicking on links.
The problem could be caused by incompatible browser extensions or corrupt Safari Cache.
1. Force Quit Safari
Force Quit the App to Get Out of Stuck Safari Browser.
1. Click the Apple Logo on the top menu-bar, and then click Force Quit in the drop-down menu.
2. Select Safari in the pop-up and click the Force Quit button.
You can use the mouse by pressing Option + Command + Esc keys.
2. Clear Safari Browsing History
Safari browser performance can be affected if the Safari history file is clogged.
1. Start Safari Browser, select Safari tab from the top menu bar, and then click Clear History ….. The drop-down menu will appear.
2. In the pop-up select All History then click on Clear History.
3. Empty Safari Cache
Corrupted Safari Cache files can cause Safari browser to get stuck on Mac.
Follow these steps to enable the Develop option on Mac and then clear Safari Cache by using the Develop menu.
1. Start Safari browser and click Safari > Preferences… from the drop-down menu.
2. Next, click on the Advanced tab. Select Show Develop Menu in Menu bar option.
This will allow you to enable the Create Menu in your top menu bar. It also makes it easy for you to clear Safari Cache.
3. Click on the Develop tab at the top of the menu bar, and then click on Empty Caches from the drop-down menu.
4. Safari Extensions can be disabled
Safari problems on Mac are often caused by Safari Extensions that become incompatible with the browser or interfere with its proper functioning.
1. Start Safari browser, select the Develop tab from the top-menu bar, and then click on Disable Extensions.
This will disable Safari Extensions from your Mac.
You can now open Safari Browser without any problems by disabling Safari Extensions
5. Safari Extensions Can Be Removed
You can delete Safari Extensions if you don’t use them. Follow the steps below.
1. Click on Safari Browser > Preferences… from the drop-down menu.
2 Next, click on Extensions to see all Safari Extensions on your Mac.
3. Choose the Safari Extension you wish to delete and click the Uninstall button.
4 Click on the confirmation popup to confirm.
6. Adobe Site Data and Settings can be deleted
Follow these steps to delete Adobe Flash Player from your Mac.
1. Click the Apple Logo on the top-menu and choose System Preferences from the drop-down menu.
2. Click on Flash Player in the System Preferences screen.
3. Next, click on the Advanced tab and then click on the Delete All button.
4. Next, click on the Delete All Site Data and Setting option and then click on the Delete Data button.
7. Safari Search Settings can be changed
Safari browser can become stuck on Mac due to certain “Smart Field Search” settings.
1. Start Safari Browser, select Safari tab from the top menu bar, and then click Preferences in drop-down menu.
2. Next, click on Search Tab and deactivate Smart Search Field options by unchecking.