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Safari 16.4.1

Apple has released Safari 16.4.1 for macOS 12 Monterey and macOS 11 Big Sur with a patch for the serious WebKit vulnerability addressed in other updates (see “iOS 16.4.1, iPadOS 16.4.1, and macOS 13.3.1 Address Serious Security Vulnerabilities, Fix Bugs,” 7 April 2023). We recommend installing it right away. You can download Safari 16.4.1 only via Software Update. (Free, release notes, macOS 11+)

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Comments About Safari 16.4.1

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  1. After updating to 16.4.1 I can’t clear history anymore without quitting and restarting Safari.

  2. What happens when you try?

  3. Adam,

    I had 20 items in history and when I clicked on clear history, nothing was cleared. I quit Safari and started it up again and there were now only 5 items in history. When I clicked on clear history a second time everything was cleared.

    I went to a few sites before writing this email and clicking on clear history removed all the items. Safari is not consistent in the way it clears history now…for me. In preferences I have remove history manually selected.


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