Apple operating system developers are constantly striving to improve their security. MacOS users could not help but pay attention to the appearance of an additional dialog box that appears when you try to download something from the Internet using the Safari browser.
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On the one hand, such a measure really increases the level of system security – the user will once again think about what exactly he is downloading. On the other hand, more and more new system windows openly distract the user from direct work at the computer. And a quick change of tabs can lead to the fact that the confirmation of the required download will simply go unnoticed. For those users who are ready to sacrifice a part of security for the sake of speeding up their work, the Safari browser makes it possible in the settings to refuse the appearance of such requests.
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How do I turn off the request to download files from a specific site in Safari on Mac?
1. Open the Safari browser and go to its settings. The menu bar or keyboard shortcut will help with this. ⌘Cmd +, (comma)
2. Go to the “Web sites“And in the side menu on the left, find the section”Downloads“.
3. Sites from which the user recently downloaded one or more files will be shown in the right part of the window. You can change the parameters of each resource, allowing you to download from it without any additional confirmation, leaving the standard request policy, or even prohibiting downloading if the site is unsafe.
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How do I turn off the download request for all sites in Safari on Mac?
The browser allows you to change its behavior for all sites at once, including those that are not yet on the list. To do this, change the parameter “When visiting other websites“Located at the bottom right. If you assign it the value “Allow“, Then Safari will no longer ask any questions when trying to download something.