HOW TO: Enable Safari’s Hidden “Debug” Menu and Force Sync iCloud History

here’s how to activate Safari’s hidden Debug menu


Sometimes your Mac and iOS devices go out of sync. Take Safari for example. Sometimes your open tabs, history and/or bookmarks just won’t sync with your iPhone or iPad.

Luckily there’s a hidden Safari Debug menu which you can use, among other things, to force sync your iCloud content manually.

ALSO READ HOW TO: Enable the Debug Menu in Reminders and Force a Manual Update

1. Quit Safari on your Mac

2. Open Terminal

3. Type defaults write IncludeInternalDebugMenu 1


4. Hit return ( enter )

5. Now load Safari and you should see the Debug menu

NOTE: to hide Safari’s Debug menu, type the following command defaults write IncludeInternalDebugMenu 0

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