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Safari is a solid browser choice for Mac users because it's optimized to run well on Apple hardware and sip as little power as possible. That doesn't mean it's perfect, however, and web pages will crash from time to time.

So, what can you do about a problem web page?

This error can be caused by a number of issues, and it's hard to diagnose the exact cause. The most common causes are web pages that use significant resources, pages that consume a lot of physical memory, or incompatibilities with the current version of Safari you are running.

Often these errors occur sporadically, never to return again. The problem is worse when a particular website constantly causes the error to appear, which can result in Safari refusing to render it at all and showing an "a problem repeatedly occurred" error.

If the website in question is particularly demanding, users of older machines with limited resources may be more likely to encounter it. Due to the way Safari monitors how websites use your resources, it's not unusual to see the error even on new machines either.

You can always check your memory or CPU usage using Activity Monitor (search Spotlight or find it under Applications > Utilities) on the CPU and Memory tabs. Safari splits websites into separate processes, so if resources are to blame you should be able to tell here.

Related: How to See Which Program Is Using All Your CPU on Mac

The first thing you should check is that Safari is updated to the latest version under System Preferences > Software Update. Simply having the latest update for your version of macOS may not be enough, and you might need to upgrade your Mac to the latest version of macOS  to get the latest version of Safari.

Once you've determined your browser is up to date, consider what elements on the page may be causing the error. For example, if the website has a lot of rotating advertisements, JavaScript could be to blame. You might also have a cached version of the website causing problems.

These sorts of problems can be diagnosed using settings only available in Safari's Develop menu. To enable the menu, click on "Safari" in the top-left corner of the screen then choose Preferences followed by the Advanced tab. Enable "Show Develop menu in menu bar" and return to the webpage in question.

You can now use the Develop > Empty Caches menu bar option to delete any saved data causing an issue and try again. If JavaScript is to blame, you can disable it under Develop > Disable JavaScript.

Be aware that changing settings in the Develop menu may cause websites not to work properly. We recommend changing any settings back to default values when you're done using the problem website.

You can also try disabling any Safari plugins you have running or removing Safari extensions, too. As a last resort, enable "Block All Cookies" under Safari > Preferences > Privacy (but make sure you enable this setting again when finished so that other webpages function correctly).

It's not unusual to find out nothing you do will help, and that a certain website or web app is not compatible with Safari. The easiest fix in this instance is to simply use another browser like Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox .

It's always a good idea to have another browser (or two) installed so that you have something to fall back on if you encounter problems with Safari. Broadly speaking though, Mac users should stick to Safari for its unbeatable speed and power efficiency.

Related: Why You Should Use Multiple Web Browsers

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4 Ways to Refresh Webpages in Safari on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

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Whenever you open a webpage on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, it loads the latest information. But once the page finishes loading, all the information displayed usually remains static, even if it has changed or refreshed in the backend. To access the latest information, you can refresh all those web pages in Safari.

4 Ways to Refresh Webpages in Safari on iPhone iPad and Mac

Refreshing webpages help update the current information on your screen. And while you can use the Cmd + Option + R shortcut to hard refresh (force reload) or clear all the cache in Safari separately, what if you want to reload the page? Is there an option or shortcut? Let’s find out.

How to Refresh Webpages in Safari on iPhone and iPad

When using Safari on your iPhone or iPad, use the Reload icon to reload a page. Or, if your device is updated, use the pull-to-refresh option. You can also use keyboard shortcuts, if available. Or, force the browser to close and restart. Thus, reloading the page in the process. Here’s a step-by-step look for clarity.

1. Using the Address Bar

Step 1: Depending on your device’s settings, go to the address bar at the top or bottom of the page in Safari.

Step 2: Here, tap on the Reload icon.

Tap on Reload icon

Wait for the page to finish reloading. If the address bar is not visible, use your finger to move the page up or down. Once you see it, tap on the Reload icon accordingly. This will reload the page in Safari.

2. Through the Pull-to-Refresh Feature

If your iPhone runs iOS 15 or higher, you can use the pull-to-refresh option. Using this, you can pull the webpage down and wait for it to refresh and reload.

Step 1: Go to the relevant tab in Safari.

Step 2: Now, hold and pull down from the top half of the page. Release the page once you see the reload icon appear.

Pull down to refresh Safari

Once you release the page, it should automatically refresh all the information. If this doesn’t work, check your device’s software version and try again.

3. Using a Keyboard Shortcut

As long as you have a compatible wireless keyboard , you can connect it to your iPhone or iPad via Bluetooth . This can not only aid in typing but also allow you to use keyboard shortcuts on your Apple device. Then, use the Cmd + R shortcut on the wireless keyboard and reload the page without touching the screen.

4. Force Close and Restart Safari

If you can’t use the abovementioned methods, force Safari to close altogether on your iPhone or iPad. This can help solve any glitches with the browser as well. Once the browser reopens, it should refresh the page as well. Here’s how.

Step 1: Swipe up from the bottom of the page to open background apps. Or, if your device has a Home button, double-press it.

Step 2: Once the background apps are visible, hold and swipe up on Safari.

Force close Safari iPhone

Step 3: Now, tap on the Safari app icon to reopen the browser.

Once Safari opens, the page should also reopen in the designated tab. If that doesn’t happen, use the address bar or search history to reopen the page in Safari.

How to Refresh Safari Webpages on Your Mac

Like refreshing Safari webpages on your iPhone or iPad, you can also reload a page on your Mac. To do this, use the refresh button in Safari, menu options, or the keyboard shortcut. Or, if this doesn’t work, force Safari to close and reload. This will not only restart all browser functions but also reload the page. Here’s how to do it.

1. Through the Reload Icon

Step 1: Go to the Safari address bar and click on the Reload icon.

Reload the webpage Safari

Once the page reloads, any related issue should be resolved as your browser fetches a fresh copy of the page.

2. Using Menu Options

Step 1: Once Safari is open, go to the menu bar and click on View.

Step 2: Here, click on Reload Page. Wait for the page to refresh.

Reload page from menu options

3. Using Keyboard Shortcut

While you must connect a keyboard to your iPad or iPhone, your Mac already has one. Taking advantage of this, use the Cmd + R keys to reload the currently open page in Safari quickly. Or, if you want to reload the page without cache, hold down the Shift key on the keyboard and click the Reload icon in Safari.

4. Closing and Reopening Safari

Step 1: Go to the menu options and click on the Apple icon. Then, click on Force Quit.

Open Force quit Settings

Step 2: From the list of apps, select Safari.

Step 3: Then, click on Force Quit. Wait for Safari to close.

Force quit Safari on Mac 3

Step 4: Now, click on the Safari app icon to open the browser again.

If the webpage isn’t open, type the website address in the menu bar or open it from the device history. The web page information should be refreshed.

Reload a Page in Safari

Refreshing the webpages in Safari not only helps deliver the latest information but also aids in resolving certain site glitches and errors like media not loading in Safari . So, we hope this article helped you refresh a Safari webpage on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac devices.

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In iOS 15, Apple has completely redesigned Safari with easier-to-reach controls in mind when you're browsing the internet. For example, the URL address bar can optionally sit at the bottom of the screen instead of up top, which makes it easier to access when you're using your iPhone with one hand.

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How can I force Safari to perform a full page reload, without using the mouse?

I'm using Safari to preview web pages as I develop them on my local server. I've got 'Disable Caches' checked in the Develop menu. And yet Safari is still working from a cached version of a stylesheet that's linked from the HTML file being displayed.

I can sometimes override this by Option-clicking the reload button in the location bar, but I want to refresh the page automatically when I save the CSS file. At the moment I'm doing it using an AppleScript that's bound to the Save action in my text editor. I could see using Keyboard Maestro instead. But I need some consistent way to force Safari to do a full reload from the keyboard.

  • browser-cache

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  • Do you have any extensions installed. Had this problem once with Adblock... It messed up one page in particular, thought it was a stylesheet problem too, tried everything... but it was Adblock messing with it. –  unom Commented Jan 8, 2014 at 22:08

9 Answers 9

Enable the Develop menu from Safari menu - Preferences - Advanced .

On Safari version 11.1 and above :

CMD + OPTION + R reloads the page ignoring cache.

On Safari version 9 and above :

CMD + SHIFT + R reloads the page ignoring cache.

Emptying caches seems not to reload the stylesheets everytimes…

On Safari below version 9 :

Empty cache and then reload so full "hot key" would be :

CMD + OPTION + E

CMD + R to refresh the page

Of course probably turning opening and closing a New Private Window from the File would also work but…

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  • that didn't work for me on Safari 8 –  Brian Tingle Commented Sep 11, 2015 at 5:49
  • 3 Safari version 9.1.1 does not reload the page with Cmd-Shift-R. I have "Show Develop in menu bar" enabled. –  Jason Commented Jun 21, 2016 at 13:46
  • cmd+shift+R didn't work for me in 9.1.3 either –  sfletche Commented Oct 13, 2016 at 17:07
  • 1 Cmd+Shift+R didn't work in Version 10.0.1 (11602.2.14.0.7). –  Snowcrash Commented Feb 14, 2017 at 10:59
  • Checkout @sayan's answer below for a working shortcut –  Vlad Commented May 17, 2018 at 14:35

The shortcut has now changed to OPTION + CMD + R . (Safari 11.1)

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  • 1 Works perfectly! –  kerrin Commented Apr 25, 2018 at 4:23

There is an option in the menubar Develop->Disable Caches. This is true for Safari 5.1. I'm not sure for the rest.

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  • 2 Please read the second sentence of my question again. –  Gabe Commented Jul 28, 2011 at 17:06
  • 1 Oops, I'm sorry :) –  mist Commented Jul 29, 2011 at 7:01
  • I think the keyboard maestro method be to activate the “disable caches” menu bar item, reload the page, then deactivate it. –  BallpointBen Commented Aug 23, 2023 at 4:42

Turn on Private mode and refresh the page. It won't get it from the cache in private mode.

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Hard refresh was removed as a keyboard shortcut in Safari 5. The old command for that was ⌘ + SHIFT + R

CTRL + F5 May work but I can't test here.

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  • Yes, that's how to refresh the page, but it doesn't bypass the cache. –  Gabe Commented Sep 9, 2010 at 16:02
  • 2 Control-F5 just selects the location bar, like Command-L. –  Gabe Commented Sep 9, 2010 at 16:45
  • Then it's been disabled completely. I found a number of threads complaining about it. There is an extension that I have NOT tested here: twitter.com/siracusa/status/15683201068 that may do what you want. –  JNK Commented Sep 9, 2010 at 16:47
  • No, that extension just creates a button in the toolbar (which I guess some people prefer to the icon in the location bar). I also found a lot of threads complaining about it—i was wondering if someone on here had any special knowledge. –  Gabe Commented Sep 9, 2010 at 19:37
  • Sorry! :( <15chars> –  JNK Commented Sep 9, 2010 at 19:47

Workaround: in the develop menu, select "start debugging javascript" and it must reload the code properly. You can then stop debugging... I know it's not a clean solution and I'm not sure if it works always or in all versions, but it's working for me now.

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I stumble upon this question and apparently the current answers do not work.

Issue is currently CMD + ALT + R opens the Responsive design.

However if the inspector is open via CMD + ALT + I , then the same shortcut does a clean refresh.

Current Safari Version: 12.1.2

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CMD + L focus on the address bar SHIFT + ALT + ENTER full reload for the current address

It seems to work on Safari 9

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  • And how does one click without a mouse? –  qasdfdsaq Commented Oct 23, 2015 at 12:51
  • 1 @qasdfdsaq My bad, edited the question. –  rraallvv Commented Oct 23, 2015 at 13:00

Go to Safari's preferences and tick "Show develop menu". In the develop menu, click disable Caches.

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  • 1 Please read the second sentence of my question. –  Gabe Commented Feb 21, 2013 at 11:55

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Safari constantly reloading webpages

Hello and hopefully someone can offer advice to resolve a newly discovered issue I'm experiencing with Safari.

Since updating to Safari 13.1, most webpages continue to reload every few seconds which renders the website completely useless. I've searched the web for answers and it seems to be a widespread problem. I've followed instructions to delete browsing history, delete cache, I've uninstalled and then updated Java and the same with Adobe Flash. However I'm still getting the message - This webpage was reloaded because a problem occurred.

I'm going a bit crazy not being able to rectify this very annoying problem and would be most grateful for assistance. Thank you.

Posted on Apr 3, 2020 11:39 PM

PeterBreis0807

Posted on Apr 14, 2020 3:32 PM

This fixed it for me:

Download only from this source: http://swcdn.apple.com/content/downloads/46/01/061-46316/xvsfnpjvttr5ah1yuj5mpb5x1vvdtytqsv/Safari13.1HighSierraAuto.pkg

..and run it.

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Apr 14, 2020 3:32 PM in response to dominic23

Apr 17, 2020 5:27 AM in response to PeterBreis0807

Thanks- I've done this and the problem is fixed

Apr 7, 2020 4:35 PM in response to mand_away

No I haven't resolved this yet. The only suggestion I've had is to reinstall the entire operating system which I'm a bit reluctant about. I'm waiting to see if there's another less drastic fix before taking the plunge.

Not all websites are effected and about 50% of them remain stable. It could be those with advertising banners might be the difference between stable and unstable sites.

I'll keep searching and let you know how I go.

Apr 14, 2020 3:22 PM in response to Mad_Macs

Exactly the same thing happening to me with Safari 13.1 since I clean installed High Sierra to a new SSD recently and migrated all my settings etc from Sierra.

It its driving me nuts.

I've trashed all the Safari plists but that hasn't fixed it.

I am also having problems with Mail, it errors every time I Trash an eMail because it can't find Trash or Junk.

I also think a complete reinstall is not correct. A very Microsoft Windows answer.

Apr 15, 2020 2:12 PM in response to mand_away

As I said it worked. Problem gone, no more auto refreshes.

I also fixed Mail. Migration Assistant changed the Junk and Trash Mail settings to nothing chosen, which is why it errored. I fixed it in the Account Preferences.

I guess there has been a reason I avoided High Sierra all this time. :)

Why people keep recommending to reinstall the System, is beyond me. I've been using Macs for 36 years, this has just about never been a fix, nor have anything to do with resolving problems. It is after all macOS, NOT Windows!

Reinstalling is a huge waste of time and only causes more problems when you have to set up everything all over again. It's something "Support" suggests to make you go away and probably not bother them again. Shutting down and restarting is more likely to fix problems.

Apr 15, 2020 2:34 PM in response to VikingOSX

Not Migration Assistant fault that I can see.

Migration Assistant worked perfectly with Catalina and nearly every other macOS upgrade I have done.

The problems seem to all be with High Sierra. Both these problems with Safari and Mail are with clean installs. The fact that there is an unannounced patch waiting for Safari indicates it is a known problem. One which Apple should fix with an update in High Sierra, not leave for Users to discover and have to hunt for solutions.

Apr 15, 2020 12:56 PM in response to PeterBreis0807

How did you find that fix?

dominic23

Apr 4, 2020 1:04 AM in response to Mad_Macs

1.Backup the computer

2.Reinstall macOS from Recovery.

    https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204904

Apr 7, 2020 9:45 AM in response to Mad_Macs

Have you resolved this? I have the same problem

Apr 15, 2020 1:18 PM in response to PeterBreis0807

this worked. thank you I was going crazy.

VikingOSX

Apr 15, 2020 2:30 PM in response to PeterBreis0807

Migration Assistant. Like Military intelligence, and the reason I never use it.

If Safari won’t open a page or work as expected on your Mac

If Safari won’t load a web page, stops responding, closes unexpectedly or otherwise isn’t working as expected, these solutions may help.

These solutions are for issues that can affect Safari on Mac, including issues such as these:

A web page is blank, won’t load all of its content or otherwise isn’t working as expected.

You can’t sign in to a web page, despite using the correct sign-in information.

A web page asks you to remove or reset cookies.

Safari slows down, stops responding or closes unexpectedly.

Reload the page

From the menu bar in Safari, choose View > Reload Page. Or press Command-R.

If Safari won’t reload the page, close Safari, then try again. If Safari won’t close, you can press Option-Command-Esc to force Safari to close .

If Safari reopens unwanted pages automatically, close Safari, then press and hold the Shift key while opening Safari. Find out how to control which windows Safari reopens automatically .

Install software updates and restart

Update macOS , which can include updates for Safari. If your Mac didn’t restart automatically, choose Apple menu  > Restart. Some important background updates will only take effect after restarting.

Check Safari extensions

If you’ve installed any Safari extensions, turn the extensions off. From the menu bar in Safari, choose Safari > Settings (or Preferences). Click Extensions, then untick each extension to turn it off. Find out more about Safari extensions .

If you find that an extension is causing the issue, make sure the extension is up to date.

Test with a private window

A website can store cookies, caches and other data on your Mac, and issues with that data can affect your use of the website. To prevent the website from using that data, view it in a private window: from the menu bar in Safari, choose File > New Private Window, or press Shift-Command-N.

If that works, use the following steps to remove the website's data, including its caches and cookies. The website can then create new data as needed. If it's a website that you sign in to, make sure you know your sign-in information before continuing.

Choose Safari > Settings (or Preferences), then click Privacy.

Click Manage Website Data.

Select the affected website from the list that's displayed.

Click Remove.

Click Done.

Open the website again in a non-private browser window.

Check Safari settings

The web page may not be compatible with one or more browser settings, which you can turn on or off as needed. From the menu bar in Safari, choose Safari > Settings (or Preferences). Then click Websites, Privacy or Security to access these settings:

Privacy settings . These settings apply to all websites. For example, a website may require that you allow cross-site tracking, show your IP address or allow cookies.

Security settings . These settings apply to all websites. For example, a website may require that you enable JavaScript.

Websites settings . These settings can be configured for specific websites. For example, a website may require that you allow pop-up windows, allow downloads, allow access to your camera or microphone, or turn off content blockers.

Check iCloud Private Relay

If you subscribe to iCloud+ and are using its Private Relay feature, try reloading the page without Private Relay: from the menu bar in Safari, choose View > Reload and Show IP Address. This menu item will only appear when Private Relay is turned on for your network. Find out more about iCloud Private Relay .

Check VPN or other security software

If you've installed VPN or other software that monitors or interacts with your network connections, that software could be affecting your use of the website or the internet. Find out about network issues related to VPN and other software .

Check network settings

Certain network settings, such as custom proxy settings or custom DNS settings , can affect access to content on the internet. Even if you haven’t changed these or other network settings yourself, you may have installed software that changed them for you.

To find out whether the issue is with the network settings on your Mac, try viewing the page from a different web browser or different device on the same network. Or reset your network settings by setting up a new network location on your Mac.

If the issue affects other devices and web browsers on the same network, the issue is probably with the website, and you should contact the website developer for help.

If the issue continues to only affect a particular web page, contact the website developer for help.

Find out how to block pop-up ads and windows in Safari .

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How to refresh a webpage in Safari

Learn how to quickly refresh a webpage in Apple’s Safari browser, especially when using your iPhone with one hand and with the URL address bar displayed at the bottom.

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How to quickly refresh a webpage in Safari for iPhone and iPad

To refresh a webpage in Safari on iPhone and iPad, hit a reload icon in the address bar, press a dedicated shortcut on the keyboard or perform a downward swipe on a webpage.

Address bar

Whether you’re using Safari with the address bar at the top or bottom, there’s a dedicated reload icon available at the right edge of the address bar. Conveniently, this shortcut is instantly reachable with the bottom address bar in one-handed mode.

Keyboard shortcut

If you use a wireless Bluetooth keyboard with your iPhone or iPad, you can press the dedicated Command (⌘) + R shortcut on the keyboard to reload the currently-viewed webpage. Extra tip: To display a cheat sheet of all the keyboard shortcuts an app supports, simply press and hold the Command (⌘) key. In fact, you can choose the Reload Page command (or any other shortcut for that matter) right from this cheat sheet.

iPad device screenshot set against a light blue gradient background, illustrating the keyboard cheat sheet in Safari with the Reload Page option highlighted

Pull-to-refresh

And last but certainly not least, you can refresh any webpage by pulling it down from the top. If you’ve already scrolled, simply touch the iOS status bar to jump to the top of the page, then pull down to refresh.

iPhone device screenshot set against a light blue gradient background, illustrating pulling down to refresh a webpage in Safari

This pull-to-refresh gesture is especially convenient when using your iPhone in one-handed mode, with one notable exception: large-screened devices. If your iPhone is too big for you to comfortably use with one hand, you won’t even be able to reach the status bar with your thumb. Read: How to switch between the old and new Safari design

In that case, you should switch to the address bar at the bottom by hitting the “aA” menu, then select the option labeled “Show Bottom Tab Bar.” And just like that, you can now hit a reload icon in the address bar to refresh the currently-viewed webpage.

iPhone screenshot showing bottom address bar in Safari on iOS 15

How to quickly refresh a webpage in Safari for Mac

To refresh a webpage in Safari for Mac, click the reload icon within the address bar, press a keyboard shortcut, or choose an appropriate command from Safari’s menu.

Like with Safari for iOS, Safari for macOS also includes a reload icon within the address bar, at the rightmost side. Click it to reload the current page.

MacBook Pro device screenshot showing Safari on macOS Monterey with the callout on the Reload button within the address bar

Alternatively, you can press the Command (⌘) + R shortcut on your Mac’s keyboard in Safari to reload the webpage that you’re currently viewing.

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Menu command

You can also find the Reload Page  command in Safari’s View menu.

MacBook Pro device screenshot showing Safari on macOS Monterey with the Reload Page option highlighted in the View menu

How to hard refresh a webpage in Safari for Mac

When you reload a webpage, Safari may fetch some of the assets like cookies from its temporary cache. If the webpage has since changed, you may not get an up-to-date version. Thankfully, you can tell Safari to perform a hard refresh which causes it also clear cache and cookies for a given webpage. To hard-refresh a Safari webpage, press the Option (⌥) + Command (⌘) + R combination on your keyboard.

Alternatively, press and hold the Option (⌥) key while clicking Safari’s View menu, then choose “Reload Page From Origin.” Lastly, you can also hold the Shift (⇧) key whilst clicking a reload icon within the address bar. All those methods will prompt Safari to loads the webpage along with any same-domain resources requested by the webpage without using the browser cache, presenting you with a newly downloaded view.

For further resources on Safari, check out Apple’s website .

Wrap up: Thank God for pull-to-refresh

When I sit at my computer and browse the web in Safari, I never bother clicking the reload icon within the address bar or reaching for the menu option. Instead, I hit the Command (⌘) + R shortcut on my keyboard, it’s much faster this way. So go ahead and memorize this super handy shortcut if you haven’t already.

When I switch over to my mobile device, however, things are a bit different. I usually work without a keyboard connected to my iPad so the Command (⌘) + R keystroke is out of the question. Of course, I can hit that reload icon within the address bar.

The problem is, I can’t always find the address bar as I switch between the top and bottom address bar every so often. Meaning, the pull-to-refresh method wins out hands down as the most intuitive gesture to refresh a webpage in Safari—at least on iPhone.

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    When using Safari on your iPhone or iPad, use the Reload icon to reload a page. Or, if your device is updated, use the pull-to-refresh option. You can also use keyboard shortcuts, if available.

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    Since updating to Safari 13.1, most webpages continue to reload every few seconds which renders the website completely useless. I've searched the web for answers and it seems to be a widespread problem.

  8. If Safari won’t open a page or work as expected on your Mac

    From the menu bar in Safari, choose View > Reload Page. Or press Command-R. If Safari won’t reload the page, close Safari, then try again. If Safari won’t close, you can press Option-Command-Esc to force Safari to close. If Safari reopens unwanted pages automatically, close Safari, then press and hold the Shift key while opening Safari.

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    Users of Safari, Apple’s flagship web browser, may occasionally encounter the message: “A problem occurred with this webpage so it was reloaded.” This error can be a source of frustration, interrupting your browsing session and potentially causing loss of data entered on web forms.

  10. How to refresh a webpage in Safari - iDownloadBlog

    To refresh a webpage in Safari on iPhone and iPad, hit a reload icon in the address bar, press a dedicated shortcut on the keyboard or perform a downward swipe on a webpage.