Configuring Safari to work with Burp

  • Last updated: September 9, 2021

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To configure Safari so that you can use it for testing with Burp, you need to perform the following configuration steps.

In Safari, go to the Safari menu and click "Preferences".

Safari preferences

Click the "Advanced" tab and, under "Proxies", click the "Change Settings" button. This will open the network configuration settings for your current network adapter.

Safari advanced settings

In the "Proxies" tab, check the "Web Proxy (HTTP)" box and enter your Burp Proxy listener address in the "Web Proxy Server" field (by default,, and your Burp Proxy listener port in the (unlabelled) port field (by default, 8080).

Repeat these steps for the "Secure Web Proxy (HTTPS)" checkbox.

Safari Proxy settings

Ensure the "Bypass proxy settings for these Hosts & Domains" box is empty.

Click "OK" and "Apply" and close the open dialogs.

Safari clear bypass settings