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It's not just you. Safari was crashing all over the world

It's not just you. Safari was crashing all over the world
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If you're like millions of other people around the world using Apple's Web browser Safari, you may have found yourself super frustrated this week. A lot of Safari users reported that it was crashing.

What to do? Of course, you could scream or pound your iPad or iPhone on the desk. Or, better yet, take your frustrations to social media.

That's just what a lot of people did on Twitter, using the hashtag #Safaricrash to vent their frustrations. (See photo below.) The problem, which Apple said was a bug in the system, has since been fixed.

It seemed to be tied to Safari's auto-suggest feature. When you're typing in a search, Safari tries to speed things up by guessing what you're searching for.

If you're still experiencing problems, there are a couple of fixes you can try. First, turn off auto-suggest. Go to Settings >> Safari >> Safari Suggestions >> turn it off.

If that doesn't do it, try clearing out the cache. Go to Settings >> Safari >> Advanced >> Website Data. Note: Be careful not to delete anything you want to keep. If everything's OK to go, click on "remove all website data."

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