This tag is for questions relating solely to Safari installed on iOS devices. Questions regarding the desktop version of Safari should use the relevant tag: [tag:safari] for OS X and [tag:safari-windows] for Windows.

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Safari caches old pages?

I have been having this problem probably ever since I bought my iMac. The Safari browser exhibits weird behaviour when I often navigate to a certain webpage. I do a lot of website development so ...
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Open links in their respective apps?

It used to be that if I clicked a web link to an NYTimes article from Safari, the article would open in the NYTimes app. At some point, I must have changed this setting, and now, NYTimes links open in ...
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Force wider viewport size in iOS Safari?

Is there any way in iOS Safari (or third party app) to force a larger viewport? I'm fine scrolling around a website to see content but I'm not fine with sites hiding content when I use a narrower than ...
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Which device uses “Mobile Safari UIWebView” as the browser name?

In looking at the browser name from our internal web stats I see "Mobile Safari UIWebView". What device does that represent? We record "mobile safari" separately (and is used 5 or 6 times more). ...
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Can't dismiss Twitter for Web's popups in Mobile Safari in iOS 8

I tend to read Twitter from the Web, using Mobile Safari in iOS 8 (for Iphone). A few weeks ago, I stopped being able to dismiss the popups (cookies warning, "Open this on the Twitter app", etc.) that ...
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Which 1Blocker “Block Comments” rules do I need to disable in order to re-enable Reddit commenting?

I recently updated my blocking rules in 1Blocker (a popular iOS 9 Safari content blocker), and something is now blocking my ability to use Reddit normally. I already figured out that I needed to ...
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Suggested links not loading on Safari on my iPhone 6 [duplicate]

I am having a problem with Safari, I can type what I want into the search box and all the suggestions come up. However when I try to click on a link, nothing happens. I have read on here that others ...
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How to stop iPad/Safari from treating certain numbers as 'phone numbers' in CSV file?

My java based web application will download csv file which contains numbers. But these numbers are hyperlinked when i view the csv file in Ipad. I found this meta tag as solution but i am not able to ...
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What's the difference between the Safari iOS cookie settings?

On mobile Safari there are 4 settings for cookies: Always block Allow from current website only Allow from websites I visit Always allow #1 makes sense but I am unable to distinguish the 3 ...
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How to enable cookies and JavaScript on iPad 3

I have a site that is working sometimes. I know that I have JavaScript and cookies already. I also that one if them need to be updated. I turned off cookies in setting in safari. Now that site said ...
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Macbook not showing Safari tabs from mobile devices

I use a Macbook Air, iPhone, and iPad. Why aren't my open tabs in Safari on my iPhone not showing up on Safari on the Macbook?
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Hide bookmarks bar on iOS

I am using iPad and the bookmarks bar takes up too much space on screen. I want to remove but cannot figure out how.
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Safari on my iPhone 5s will not work

If i click on safari icon it flashes up on the screen and then goes down again. I have reset network settings and turned the phone off and on.
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What, if any, options are there for full web (rather than mobile-based) semantics for an iPad Pro be based?

I am the not-entirely-proud owner of a new iPad Pro. The screen size is comparable to a perhaps slightly low-end midsize laptop, and larger than netbook range (which run standard OSes and standard ...
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Mobile-Safari stopped asking me to update passwords

I use a wifi hotspot where, after I connect, I have to fill in my username and password in a loginscreen. My username stays the same, but the password changes quite often. Safari used to detect ...
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Export cached webpage in Safari

I have a webpage cached in Safari in iOS. The website isn't available anymore. Is there an option to export the website somehow? I don't have AirPrint ...
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Increase font size of web pages on iPad?

Can you increase the font size for web pages on an iPad using the default safari browser?
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iPhone 6 and iPad picking up different location settings for search and ads

iPad and iPhone think they're in a different country. All ads and searches default to Hong Kong. I have checked my location setting on each device and they're set for Australia and I've cleared the ...
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What is “private browsing” used for?

What is it when you are in "private" from the home screen? What does private browsing do for me and what are the pros and cons in using it?
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Youtube in background

In iOS 9.0.1, I can no longer use the control center play/pause button to force play Youtube in the background while open in Safari. I can see the name of the video, but if i click "play" the button ...
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In Safari, how can I allow a site to locate me, after I have refused?

In Safari on iOS 8 on my iPad, I went to a page on the site www.castorama.fr. The page wanted to locate me. So Safari asked me, and I refused (too quickly). Now, I want to accept. 1) How can I ...
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Safari's Request Desktop Version of webpage missing in iOS 9

iOS 8 added a great feature in Safari: if one visited a webpage, and then tapped the search bar on top (to get to the bookmarks page), then swiped down, the user would see the option to "Request ...
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Safari cannot open page because iPhone is not connected to Internet

I recently started getting this message "Safari cannot open page because iPhone is not connected to Internet" whenever I leave a Wi-Fi zone. How do I fix this?
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Link to App-Store Webpage Without App Redirect

I have an app in the app store and I'm trying to link to it on my webpage. I've got the link working on any standard browser, but when I open the website in WeChat and use the link, it does nothing. ...
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can mdm software track websites on an iOS device?

I have SAP Afaria installed on my company iPhone 6 and would like to know if it can track websites visited through Safari.
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How can I install Safari, without a browser or itunes access?

I do not seem to have Safari on my iPhone 4. I also do not seem to have iTunes installed, or any access to iTunes. I have tried resetting my home-screen layout, but Safari and itunes still are not ...
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How to remove Safari's bar that suggests using dedicated iOS app instead of mobile website

First of all ignore that below screenshot is in Polish. It doesn't matter - I assume that in other languages you have the same situation. Question is simple - in some cases I find using dedicated apps ...
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How do I open a new tab in Mobile Safari?

How do I open a new browser window? Right now I have Safari. I apparently need to get another browser for some complicated reason just to post a moving gif. As you can probably tell, I'm not great ...
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Open URL in Safari from Captive Network Assistant.app?

I have made a wifi hotspot captive portal. When a client connects to, I get the Captive Network Assistant.app showing ToS. My question is: Once the client clicks "I accept ToS" button, can be Safari ...
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iOS iPhone Safari freezes and is unresponsive

Safari on my iPhone is completely unusable. It opens fine but when I try to visit an address it freezes. The loading bar sticks at maybe 10%. This happens with any address I type or any search query ...
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iOS 8: Prevent Safari Mobile from reloading tabs by default

When switching between tabs in Safari Mobile -- Even within a few seconds -- Safari will automatically reload the tab. This will happen more frequently between sessions: Switching between Safari ...
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iOS Simulator - Safari forcing WWW on URLs

When trying to use Safari on iOS Simulator (I'm running on the latest Yosemite build with about a 2011-ish iMac), WWW is automatically prepended to my urls. I'm trying to debug a site I'm working on ...
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Some images aren't displayed in Safari Mobile but are when using HTTPS

My website contains some user pictures that weighs about 70kb. Using Safari on Iphone 6, there're some images that aren't displayed (blank content) in HTTP but are in HTTPS. It well works using ...
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Safari iPhone 6 will not load static website which is hosted on AWS

Currently I am encountering an issue with loading a webpage with Mobile Safari on my iPhone5. The site was just deployed with AWS (Amazon Web Services) here is the link http://www.point.plumbing The ...
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How can I edit a long URL in the Safari browser on my iPad 2?

I'd like to be able to edit a long url in the Safari browser on my iPad 2 running iOS 8.1.1. I can select it, but I can't scroll through it to add or delete something on the end. I generally ...
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Which character encodings does Mobile Safari support?

Which character encodings does Mobile Safari support? I'd like a list that I can verify, if possible. Is it a different list to Desktop Safari? (where they're listed as part of the View menu)
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iOS 8 Refresh to load desktop site

I have noted that to view a desktop site in iOS 8 (such as Ask Different) that you need to refresh the page after you clicked on 'request desktop page'. Why do we need to refresh the page when the ...
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How to delete one history entry in Safari on iOS?

On iOS, I have the history of Safari. I want to delete some entries one by one. Is this possible ? I have tried going left — to no avail. I have an iPad mini on iOS 7.
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Mobile Safari opens tab with window.scrollY set to large negative number, only Smart Banner visible

I'm trying to figure out a very vexing bug (which might well be a mobile Safari issue) where opening a URL from an app is causing the page to load with a large negative scroll value and only the Smart ...
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Reverse Reading List Order in Safari for iOS

I want to read through my reading list in the order that I add links, but making use of the seamless page to page scrolling functionality requires that I read them starting with the one I added most ...
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How to search in Safari's history on iOS?

In Safari on my iPad, I want to find all the questions I have visited recently on Ask Different. I type apple.st. Safari suggests me some pages. In Bookmarks and history, Safari gives me at most 5 ...
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Mobile Safari Redirects to App Store

According to several news stories, the iOS 8 betas included a new feature: Safari now blocks ads from automatically redirecting to the App Store without user interaction. (The last link makes it ...
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Remove bookmark/reading list/link column in safari on ipad

Updated ipad to 8.1. On safari now I have a bookmark/reading list/link column on left of screen. It takes up about 1/3 of the screen and I want to delete it. I can not figure out how to do so.
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Disable iOS 8 Safari fullscreen on an iPad

I just upgraded my 4th gen iPad to iOS 8 only to discover that Safari has this annoying behavior whereby scrolling down hides the search bar, bookmarks, navigation buttons and tabs. This is highly ...
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Save downloaded file to iCloud Drive with Safari on iOS8

I would like to download a simple text file using Safari on my iPad and save it to iCloud Drive. However, there is no "Open in..." options in Safari to save to iCloud Drive. I have an iPad2 with iOS8 ...
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Is there anyway I can program Safari to automatically add any Wikipedia article I visit to my reading list?

Ideally in my browser would store for off-line use every webpage I visit, but since I presume there is no such at the moment, the question remains: Can I program Safari to save every page I visit (or ...
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How to backup and access iOS Safari's reading list?

I have an iPhone, with iOS 7. In Safari, I have a lot of pages saved in the reading list. How can I backup the reading list to a computer and then access it ? On a PC, I have a backup of my iPhone. ...
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How can I tell Mobile Safari to stop remembering to never remember my password?

I've changed my mind about having Safari/iCloud Keychain never remember my password for a given website. I'd like to remove that setting and store the password, but I can't find any ability to ...
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Lost Safari on my iPhone 5

My Safari is no longer showing on my iPhone 5. Where can I find it?
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How to synchronize password with macbook safari and iphone3gs safari?

I would like to use the password generated by my macbook safari while I am using my iPhone 3gs safari... Is that possible somehow?