Safari is the go to browser for mac users. It’s light, simple, fast and secure as well as very secure. So when you visit a website that isn’t secure or where your data is at the risk of getting into the wrong hands, Safari prompts up this message “this connection is not private”.
However, if you are still looking to access that particular website, then you can follow a few methods to get it done.
Method # 01: Ignore the Message Prompt
When the message prompt displays with this error, follow these steps to reach the website:
- First of all, try reloading the page, it might get you rid of this error.
- On the warning prompt, you will see an option ‘Show details’. Click on it and then click ‘Visit the website’ option.
- You can also try to open this site in a private window, which has solved the problem for some users.
Fix # 02: Delete Browser Cache
Browsers store cache to improve the speed of the sites that you frequently visit. If you haven’t cleared your cache in a long time, you might experience some issues. Here’s how you can delete the cache:
Fix # 03: Correct System’s Date and Time
If the time and date on your Mac are wrong, then there are chances of receiving this error while visiting a website. Make sure to fix the date and time of your system.
- Apple menu is located at the top left corner of your screen.
- Click on it and then proceed to ‘preferences’.
- Now select ‘Date and Time’ and set your date and time correctly.