Fixed: Safari keeps crashing on Mac High Sierra


Many Mac users have a complaint that Safari keeps crashing after update High Sierra. Are you one of them? If it is so, this article will help you to fix this issue. Here I am going to tell you the solutions to fix this issue.
Solution 1: Force quit Safari

  1. Press and hold Command + Option + Esc keys to get Force Quit Applications window.
  2. Select Safari and then click “Force Quit”.safari keeps crashing high sierra

Note: You can force quit Safari via Apple menu->Force Quit->Safari->Force quit.
Solution 2: Clear Safari search history

  1. Go to History->Clear History.
  2. Click the arrow near to Clear.
  3. A pop-up menu will appear with 4 options. Select “all history” and then click “Clear History”.mac safari keeps crashing high sierra

Solution 3: Delete plist files

  1. Launch Finder.
  2. Click Go->Go to Folder.
  3. Type ~/Library/Preferences in the pop-up box and then click “Go”.
  4. Type com.apple.safari in the search box.
  5. Select all Safari related plist files and move them to Trash folder to erase them.
  6. Restart your Mac and launch Safari.

Solution 4: Disable Safari Extensions

  1. Go to Safari->Preferences->Extensions.
  2. Select the extension that you want to disable. Untick the selected extension. You can also click “Uninstall” to remove the extension.

Note: Likewise deselect all enabled extensions.
Solution 5: Delete everything in following locations

  1. Launch Finder.
  2. Click Go->Go to Folder.
  3. Enter ~/Library/Caches and then click “Go”.
  4. Select everything and move them to Trash.

Repeat this for all following locations:
~/Library/Cookies
~/Library/Saved Application State
~/Library/Safari/Lastsession.plist
~/Library/Safari/Databases
/library/Caches
/system/library/caches
Then restart your Mac and empty the Trash. Now launch Safari.
Solution 6: Restart your Mac in Safe Mode (Safe Boot)
Restart your Mac in Safe Mode will fix many issues on your Mac. But you can’t use some features in Safe Mode.

  1. Turn off your Mac via Apple menu->Shut Down.
  2. Turn on your Mac.
  3. Press and hold the Shift Key as quickly as possible after you hear the startup sound. You can see the Apple Logo on the Screen.
  4. Keep pressing the Shift Key until you see the Login Window.
  5. Enter your User Name & Password to login. You may need to login twice if FileVault is turned on.

Solution 7: Reset SMC
Disconnect all cables connected with your Mac.
If your Mac has a non-removable battery,

  1. Shut down your Mac via Apple menu->Shut Down.
  2. Press and hold the Shift + Control + Option + Power Button simultaneously.
  3. Then release the keys at the same time.
  4. Turn on your Mac by pressing Power Button.

If your Mac has a removable battery,

  1. Shut Down your Mac.
  2. Remove the battery out of your Mac.
  3. Press and hold the Power Button for 5 seconds.
  4. Insert the battery into your Mac.
  5. Turn on your Mac by Pressing Power Button.

Solution 8: Reset NVRAM/PRAM

  1. Turn off your Mac via Apple menu->Shut Down.
  2. Press the Power Button to turn on your Mac.
  3. Then immediately press and hold the Option + Command + P + R keys simultaneously as quickly as possible after pressing the Power Button.
  4. Keep pressing until you hear the startup sound for the second time.

SEE ALSO: Photos App Keeps Crashing on Mac High Sierra
Other solutions:

  1. Create a New User Account and use Safari.
  2. Downgrade macOS High Sierra.

If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know through your comments.

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