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How to Disable the Auto-Extract Feature in Safari

 

This page provides instructions for disabling automatic extracting of archives, including zip files.

 

Open Safari

Open Safari

 

 

Open Preferences

Open Preferences
  1. Click "Safari" in the menu bar at the top-left corner of your screen to reveal a drop-down menu.
  2. Select "Preferences..." from the menu.

 

 

Disable Auto-Extract

Disable Auto-Extract
  1. Make sure you are in the tab labelled "General."
  2. Uncheck the box next to "Open 'safe' files after downloading."

This will disable the automatic opening of PDFs, text documents, movies, and pictures.

 

 

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