Safari - Manage website data not working

Discussion in 'macOS Sierra (10.12)' started by Ben1l, Dec 19, 2016.

  1. Ben1l macrumors regular

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    #1
    I noticed recently that in Safari, if you select the "Remove All" option in "Manage Website Data" the list of websites instantly reappears.

    Any ideas why this is happening?

    Ta!
     
  2. wrldwzrd89 macrumors G5

    wrldwzrd89

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    Solon, OH
    #2
    That's iCloud being goofy is what that is. You may need to do that more than once to get it fully cleared out, as there is a rare race condition that occurs in Safari if you edit the data iCloud syncs right when a sync is in progress, resulting in the behavior described. I've seen this cause duplicated bookmarks too, and it's VERY annoying.
     

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