Browse the Web

Browse the Web

Browse the web, manage browser tabs, and bookmarks.

  1. To open the Safari web browser, from the home screen, select Safari
    Note: You can also swipe from left to right on the main home screen, or swipe down from the center of the home screen to perform a device and web search.
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  2. To Search the web, enter a URL or search term in the search field at the top of the page, then select a search suggestion, or select Go on the keyboard to search for exactly what you typed.
    Note: If you don’t want to see suggested search terms, go to Settings > Safari, then (under Search) turn off Search Engine Suggestions.
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  3. To Quickly search a site you’ve visited before, enter the name of the site, followed by your search term. For example, enter 'wiki einstein' to search Wikipedia for 'einstein.'
    Note: To turn this feature on or off, go to Settings > Safari > Quick Website Search.
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  4. To bookmark a site, select the Share icon.
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  5. Select Add Bookmark.
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  6. Enter the Desired name and select Save.
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  7. To access bookmarks, select the Bookmarks icon.
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  8. Select Desired bookmark.
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  9. To Search the page, scroll to the bottom of the suggested results list, then select the entry under On This Page.
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  10. To access browser tabs, select the Open tabs icon.
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  11. To open a new tab, select the Plus icon.
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  12. To close a tab, select X or swipe the page to the left.
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  13. To Look before you leap, to see the URL of a link before you go there, touch and hold the link.
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  14. To Open a link in a new tab, touch and hold the link, then select Open in New Tab.
    Note: If you’d rather open new pages in the background, go to Settings > Safari Open Links.
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  15. To Get back to the top, select just above the search field to return to the top of the page.
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  16. To See the latest, select the Refresh icon next to the address in the search field to update the page.
    Note: Learn more from the Apple website:
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