This is a discussion on Safari won't open page. within the iPad 2 Forum forums, part of the Apple iPad Discussions category; Originally Posted by Gabriel1 Interestingly (or not!) I couldn't open it in Safari, so I refreshed the page and it still wouldn't open, then I ...
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I've tried doing the reset (holding home & sleep button until apple appears). I tried "forget network" & then selected & keyed in password. I've tried hitting refresh numerous times. I've hit the back button & can see the page for a split second, then it goes back to the error message page. I've tried allowing all cookies, allowing popups, turning off the warning for phishing sites, turning off Java script, and various combos of those switches... All to no avail.
I can use chrome, but I hate the way you have to navigate to your bookmarks & suspect that chrome app eats battery life. I don't like the way opera lite loads (slowly & in phases). I almost found a replacement I liked (Lightning) except it had orientation issues. Sigh. I just want Safari to work flawlessly like it used to! (Naver browser is great except I don't know Korean & have to guess at what any of the menu pages say.)
Thank you for trying to assist!
If you are looking for a cheap, reliable third party browser that's not in Korean, you might find Atomic Browser to your liking.
And it wouldn't hurt to leave some feedback Apple. If they are not aware of the problem they can't fix it.
Thanks for the browser suggestion. I am currently trying out Mercury browser, since I like the way bookmarks are easily accessible. If it reveals shortcomings, I'll try Atomic next.
I already filled out the feedback form.
What bothers me is that there are probably other websites out there that Safari will refuse to load should I ever visit them. I hate the idea that only most of the web is accessible using Safari. I want it all without having to use a strange browser.
I understand. Reading around the web I'm getting the impression there are a few bugs to be worked out of the newest version of Safari. I'm sure Apple will have them (or most of them) fixed in a couple months, but in the mean time it is what it is.
I keep a few third party browsers handy, each with it's own unique abilities, just for these occasional problem sites.
If you decide you like Mercury there is no particular reason to go to Atomic. Atomic's appeal is its simplicity, the ability to lie about it's browser type, and reasonable price. From what I hear of Mercury it has every feature that Atomic has, with two or three baskets left over.