Safari help

Discussion in 'iPad Help' started by itchy135, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. itchy135

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    iPF Noob

    Jul 2, 2012
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    hi, Ive got a ;ittle problem accessing a website on safari. the site is, and when I try to open it on any of my ipads or iphones, it links back to google, or says safari cannot download the file type. it was working fin until a few days ago. I can still access it ok on my windows pc. if tried deleting cookies, and clearing history, and clearing website data, but its not helped me....Thanks in advance...
  2. Richard Brown

    Richard Brown
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    iPad Expert

    May 1, 2011
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    Hello itchy,

    Welcome to the forums. You will find that we are a very helpful bunch. You are joining a great worldwide community.

    Now, I suggest that one of the first things you do is to read the forum rules etc. Links to useful sections follow :-

    The forum rules may be found here.

    The IPad manual is here.

    Try these informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.

    Most importantly, enjoy your time with us on the forums.

    Then I recommend you use the forum search function to find threads to visit, read and ask questions there. This way, you should get a good response. :)

    It may be that the file type you are trying to download is flash. IPads don't support this type of file. My comment is off the top of my head - I haven't checked further.

    If you have any further questions or comments please don't be afraid to post.

    Thank you, and welcome aboard.

    Richard Brown
    A member of the Moderators' team

    Sent from my iPad using iPF
  3. twerppoet

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    iPad Legend II

    Jan 8, 2011
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    It sounds like they changed something on the site.

    Still, make sure your Safari settings say that you Accept Cookies from visited sites, and you don't have private browsing turned on. If you have not done so recently, restarting the iPad would also be a good idea.

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