Safari: This connection Is Not Private Loop

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This has been bugging me for a while, I use Safari for most things, but recently going to an https (SSL secured) web page that uses a self signed, or expired certificate, give me this;

Safari Connection is Not Private Loop

Now this is to be expected, normally you click ‘visit this website‘ it asks for you password, and away you go. However now it doesn’t, it loops you back here again and you can go round many times, until you give up and use FireFox.


This stung me yesterday when I wanted to get on the office MFD. The fix is easy, open a new private browsing window  (File > New Private Window). Then go to the same URL, what’s more, once you have been to that URL, it  now works in normal Safari

Fix Safari Connection is Not Private Loop

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Author: PeteLong

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