How to save a Safari webpage as an archive on your Mac

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Apple’s web browsing platform, Safari includes an option to save a webpage as an archive on your Mac. This is a great feature, as it allows you to watch and access your favorite content like videos, photos, text, and more even when you are offlline, and all you need to do is a simple click of button.

This feature is a little hidden in macOS, so the method used to save a webpage as an archive may not be obvious to many folks out there. However, if you want to save your favorite webpage as an archive, don’t worry because we are here to help.

In this step-by-step guide, we will go through the steps to save a Safari webpage as an archive on your Mac. Before we get started, make sure that a modern version of macOS is running on your device.

How to save a Safari webpage as an archive on your Mac

Step one: First off, you need to open Safari on your Mac. After that, head to the webpage you wish to download for offline access and move to the next step

Step two: Once you are in, head to the Safari menu at the top of the screen and hit the File menu. From the drop-down menu, make sure that you select Save As before proceeding

Step three: From the menu that comes down from the top of the screen, click on the arrow-down or up button next to Format, click on it several times until you locate the Web Archive option. Once you are done, make sure that you hit the Save button at the bottom left corner

Once you do that, your webpage will be saved on your Mac and requires Safari to open when you are online or offline. Keep in mind that when you save a webpage as an archive on your Mac, almost everything on that page will be put into your web archive on your Mac. Note that you may need an internet connection to open links in Safari.

How to save a webpage to iBooks as a PDF on your iPhone

Safari for iOS is getting much better over years. You now can easily save a webpage to iBooks as a PDF with Safari on your iOS device. If you need help, check out our steps below.

Step one: Launch Safari from your home screen and then head to a webpage you want to save as a PDF

Step two: Once you are done, hit the Sharing button at the bottom center of the page and select Save PDF to iBooks option from the sharing sheet.

Also read: How to fix an iPhone that cannot send text messages

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