Browse the Web

Browse the Web

Learn how to browse the web, access or edit bookmarks, and access and manage browser tabs.


INSTRUCTIONS & INFO

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Access the main browser
• Navigate to a website
• Bookmark a site
• Access bookmarks
• Access, open, and close browser tabs
• Preview URLs for links
• Refresh websites
• Quickly access frequently visited websites and Siri suggestions
• Add and access Favorites
• Access Private Browsing Mode
• Access browser settings
 

Access main browser

From the home screen, select the Safari app Safari app.

Note: Learn more about Safari on the Apple website: www.apple.com/safari/




Navigate to a website

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, from the home screen select the settings Settings app > scroll to and select Safari > select the Search Engine Suggestions switch Off.

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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, from the home screen select the settings Settings app > scroll to and select Safari > select Quick Website Searchswitch Quick Website Search switch.

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Bookmark a site

1. Select the share icon Share icon, then select Add Bookmark.

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2. Enter the desired name for the bookmark, then select Save.

Note: To change the bookmark location, select the location then select the desired location.

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Access bookmarks

Select the bookmarks menu Menu iconbookmark icon Bookmarks icon, then select the desired bookmark.

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Access, open, and close browser tabs

ACCESS BROWSER TABS: Select the menu icon Menu icon, then select the tabs icon Tabs icon.

OPEN A NEW TAB: Select the add icon Add icon.

CLOSE A TAB: Select the X icon or swipe the page to the left.

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OPEN A LINK IN SPLIT VIEW: Select and hold the desired link, then select Open in Split View.

Note: If you'd rather open a new page in the background, from the home screen select and hold the desired link, then select Open in Background.

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Preview URL for a link

To see the URL of a link, select the link.

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Refresh website

Hold and swipe down to update the page.




Quickly access frequently visited websites and Siri suggestions

When you open a new a new browser tab, suggested searches will automatically be populated. To quickly navigate to a suggested site select the desired option.

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To edit your Start page appearance, select Edit.

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Select the desired switches to enable or disable search suggestions.

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Add and access Favorites

ADD A SITE TO FAVORITES: Select the Share icon Share icon, then select Add to Favorites

Note: When prompted, enter the desired name for the Favorite then select Save.

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ACCESS FAVORITES: Select the menu Menu iconbookmark icon Bookmarks icon, then select Favorites.

Note: When you open a new tab, Favorites will be displayed. Select the desired website that you wish to open. 

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Access Private Browsing Mode

From the new tab page, select the menu icon Menu icon, then select Private. Pages visited, search history, and Autofill information will not be saved when using Private Browsing Mode. 

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Access browser settings

From the home screen, select the settings Settings app. Scroll to and select Safari. Edit settings as desired. 

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