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ZaYoOoD

macrumors member
Original poster
Aug 27, 2010
75
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I'm on 10.11 GM, and I've noticed that for a while now Safari has been have issues in loading YouTube & Google mainly, but also with some other HTML5 websites.

The main issue is with loading the pages. When I open a YouTube page, sometimes it loads fully "in less than a sec." except for a few images, and it stays like so for a while. Sometimes it doesn't load at all "just a white page waiting to load forever". Sometimes the button wouldn't work. Refreshing the page sometimes work, sometimes doesn't.

Anyone got any idea on how to fix this?

I got fiber internet with a speed of around 30 Mbps down, 5 up..
Chrome & FF do not have any issues.. And I've tried turning off all of the extensions with not luck..

Solution: For anyone interested, it turned out that turning IPv6 off solves the issue..
 
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mikecwest

macrumors 65816
Jul 7, 2013
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I'm on 10.11 GM, and I've noticed that for a while now Safari has been have issues in loading YouTube & Google mainly, but also with some other HTML5 websites.

The main issue is with loading the pages. When I open a YouTube page, sometimes it loads fully "in less than a sec." except for a few images, and it stays like so for a while. Sometimes it doesn't load at all "just a white page waiting to load forever". Sometimes the button wouldn't work. Refreshing the page sometimes work, sometimes doesn't.

Anyone got any idea on how to fix this?

I got fiber internet with a speed of around 30 Mbps down, 5 up..
Chrome & FF do not have any issues.. And I've tried turning off all of the extensions with not luck..

Try changing you DNS settings to google or OpenDNS
 

ZaYoOoD

macrumors member
Original poster
Aug 27, 2010
75
3
Try changing you DNS settings to google or OpenDNS

That's actually one of the things I tried "8.8.8.8".. didn't work.. I can't find out the root of this issue, whether it is caused by me or it is a bug..
 

teezy

macrumors regular
Jul 18, 2012
118
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Tri-State Area, USA
I've had this issue since before El Capitan lolol some nights, YouTube legit wouldn't work on Safari, for whatever reason. So in these times, I resort to power-hungry Chrome, sometimes Firefox... implying that Firefox is still actually a thing. /s
 

snapdragon69

macrumors newbie
Oct 21, 2015
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Same for me Safari 9.0.1 - was driving me crazy.
Also tried the nightly build of Webkit (upon which safari is based)
No dice.

Chrome is OK.
 

shimon says

macrumors newbie
Dec 5, 2015
2
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I just read on youtube that only yosemite and safari will give you 1080p. what kind of hick move is that?
 
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