HOW TO: Fix Safari’s Lag When Typing Into The Address Bar on OS X El Capitan

fix the annoying lag when typing into safari’s address bar

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Did you notice that ever since you’ve updated to OS X El Capitan, there’s a lag when trying typing into Safari’s address bar? It’s pretty annoying but luckily there’s an easy fix.

Jump over the break to learn how to fix it…


1. First of all clear Safari’s history by opening Safari and in the menu bar go to History > Clear History

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2. From the menu bar, go to Safari > Preferences > Search and uncheck “Preload Top Hit in the background”

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That’s it. Now typing into Safari’s address bar will be as snappier as ever



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