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Configuring Safari to work with Burp

  • Last updated: January 11, 2022

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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, 127.0.0.1), 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