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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Problems with iPhone 4s rendering the media query properly

I have been working on this problem for awhile now. I think that I have the proper media query for the iPhone 4s (retina); however, the Safari Mobile will not render my stylesheet correctly. Most of ...
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Do uploaded-photos on an iPhone have a local URL?

(iPhone 3GS, IOS 6.1.3). I've uploaded a photo -say, "dog.jpg"- to the iPhone from an iMac. On the iPhone, I can view it using the built-in PhotoApp [I don't know its official name]. On the iPhone: ...
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The Safari app has disappeared from my iPhone?

I can't find the safari icon on my iphone 4? I have tried resetting home screen layout and that doesn't work. My restrictions button is 'on' and it asks for a password for this button. I don't have ...
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Why does iOS insist on using my Facebook email address?

I fill out webforms on my iphone fairly often. I use autocomplete to speed this process along, and it works pretty well for the most part. However, for some reason, it always insists on using an ...
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Examples of 3D Javascript of CSS3 animations in-browser on iOS?

Are there any examples of 3D animations rendering in mobile Safari? To date, nearly all of the 3D animations I've seen working on a PC don't seem to render correctly on iOS. (Why is that?) I was ...
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How to clear ALL items from Safari's reading list?

How to clear ALL items from Safari's reading list? I have 100's of items in the list so do not want do do them individually. I tried removing Bookmarks.plist in ~/Library/Safari/ which deletes the ...
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Do people actually add webpages to their home screen?

Many web apps and even websites like to prompt users to add their page to their iPad's home screen. This is particularly useful for web apps since if the website is launched from the home screen, it ...
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IOS 6 opens RSS feeds in Podcast app - how do I prevent this?

When I click on an RSS feed link in Safari in iOS, instead of opening the RSS page it opens the podcast app, which is not helpful and very annoying. Is there a way to disable this automatic redirect ...
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Mobile Safari - link to MP3 and show album art?

I've created a web page that has a link to an MP3 file. When I click the link, the OS plays the MP3 with a full screen image of a generic image: Is it possible to show album art in this view? I've ...
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Hiding URL Bar on iPad?

I am working on a small web app that runs on controlled iPad (i.e., both the hardware and content is in our office and never leaves). I would like to hide the URL bar in this app. I've placed the ...
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How can I search bookmarks and history stored on mobile safari within iOS?

Within desktop Safari, one can view and edit bookmarks within a a hiearchical list. For Mobile-Safari running on an iPad: How do you view all bookmarks? How do you search within Bookmarks?
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How do I play HTML5 videos with unsupported formats on iOS?

When browsing on iOS I find that I increasingly come across sites where the site's video format is not supported by by iOS Safari or Chrome. At one such site, the error reads as follows: The ...
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How to make Mobile Safari open email links in the Gmail app?

Is it possible to make a mobile Safari open email links directly to the native Gmail app, rather than open up to Apple's Mail.app?
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How can you see the value of a cookie on an iPhone?

I need to see the value of a cookie in Safari on an iPhone. How do I do this? Note that I'm not asking how to delete a cookie, or how to see that a cookie exists. I'm trying to see the actual data ...
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Can I force a cache refresh in Safari running on iOS?

Most Windows desktop browsers utilize the keyboard combination Ctrl + F5 to force a page specific cache refresh. Mac OS X based browsers tend to use Command + R. Is there an equivalent cache refresh ...
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Add bookmarklet to mobile safari

Is there some easy method for installing bookmarklets on an iPad/iOS device that does't involve syncing my bookmarks with a computer somewhere? Examples showing the sync with computer installation. ...
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Safari not saving password on iPhone 4

I have the AutoFill option enabled in my Safari settings, and I am not doing Private Browsing. However, Safari will not offer to save my Ebay password no matter how many times I log in. I have also ...
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Why is my “New Zealand” bookmarks folder not appearing on my iPhone?

I am using iCloud to sync bookmarks from my iMac to my iPhone. But one bookmark folder is not appearing on the iPhone. On my iMac (OS X 10.7.5), in the iCloud pref pane of System Preferences, I have ...
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How long does Mobile Safari keep read items of Reading List in cache?

In iOS 6 the Reading List features has the ability to cache pages for offline viewing. I'd like to know how long these pages stay in the ever-growing cache of articles. Since I use this feature quite ...
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Custom search engine in mobile Safari

At the moment I am in mainland China, using an iPad set to British locale. When I use the search field in mobile Safari, it always loads google.com.hk (not google.com or google.co.uk). Unfortunately ...
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How to have links open in Google Chrome from emails?

Before switching to the Chrome browser app from mobile Safari when I would click a link in a email it would automatically open the page in Safari. Now clicking a link does nothing and I have to copy ...
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What arguments are available for the mobileiron URI scheme on iOS?

This concerns the MobileIron MyPhone@Work Client, I noticed a mobileiron:// URI scheme is available on iOS. I was thinking of using this with a webclip, that directs a user to the right server for ...
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Bonjour bookmarks not supported?

I was trying to get Bonjour bookmarks to show up in Safari on iPad and I came across this post from 2008 - "Safari for iPhone currently doesn't support Bonjour bookmark browsing": ...
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How to “Ctrl-F” in iPhone's Safari browser?

Most browsers have a "search" or "find" function (accessible through CtrlF) which allows us to search the webpage for text. Does iPhone's Safari browser have this functionality?
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Mobile Safari Browser and HTML5

I'm clicking through the internet and start being confused a little bit about if the mobile Safari Brwoser is HTML5-capable now or not. I wanted to open the webqr-Site on my safari Browser on iPod ...
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Can you force a mobile site on your iPhone to show full desktop view?

Is there a way to force websites, when browsing them on your phone, to go into full desktop view? For instance, when I go to the NASCAR website on my phone, it displays a mobile version. But the ...
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Why does the Mobile Safari Browser on iOS not allow file uploads?

As already known, it's not possible for iOS users to select image files to upload from Safari on iPhone, because the browse button to display the "select file"- dialog is disabled. It works fine on ...
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Can I prevent websites from disabling zoom?

I've noticed that more and more websites are disabling the ability to zoom on an ipad using Safari (or other mobile browsers, it seems). Is there a setting to turn this ability off, or some other way ...
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How to open native youtube app from a video embedded in web page

when I view a page on my iPad and there is a YouTube video embedded, if I click it I can watch it directly within safari. This way, though, I cannot favorite the video, I cannot know the title of it ...
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iPhone 4S Safari Scrolling

I've recently switched from Android to an iPhone 4S, and while it's great, there's a few annoying issues. One of them is when I'm viewing long web pages. On my Android I could flick the screen and it ...
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Is it possible to use custom fonts in Mobile Safari?

I need to install a font in iPad2, and Safari must be able to use it. Is it possible? Solution: I'm developing a iPad2 app using a web wrapper (PhoneGap) and a JS framework (Sencha Touch 2). I need ...
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How to get Safari crash report?

I have been able to reproduce a bug that makes the iOS5 browser crash and stop unexpectingly. I am unable to reproduce that bug outside of our web application so I was thinking to send a crash report ...
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Is there a way to change the typeface used in Safari's “Reader” mode?

The typeface used in Safari's "Reader" mode (on both iOS and OS X) seems to be some form of Palatino, which, while certainly not the worst screen face, isn't the best either. This used to be a ...
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How can I demo a website via an iPad?

I've developed a proof-of-concept that I'll need to demo on a projector (VGA) and I'd like to use the iPad to demo it. I'd like to mirror the page with as little lag as possible, as the proof uses a ...
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What kind of crash is this? [closed]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UX80N-DYI4E Here's what caused it: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10166441/drawing-to-a-css3-3d-transformed-canvas-on-iphone4-causes-hard-freeze I'm basically just ...
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Can't Copy Text in Safari on iPhone 4

In Safari on an iPhone 4, how do you select/copy text? I've tried holding down on the text but nothing happens. For instance, https://m.facebook.com and click Photos. On the iPhone 4, I'm told that ...
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Where has my Safari gone?

I have somehow managed to delete Safari from my iPhone and I can't get it back. It's obviously still on my phone, because when I search for it, I can find, and use it. Is there a remedy for this? Is ...
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Can i upload videos on mobile safari?

i am working on a asp.net web app.This app is mainly related with media in which user have to upload images and videos.It works fine on other browsers rather than mobile safari. I had solved one ...
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How do I hover on the iPad?

Is there a way to hover over content in a web page when viewing it in Safari in the iPad? Specifically, I was trying to hover over the individual avatars at Ask Different iPad Contest home page. On a ...
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How to switch to a tab in mobile Safari without it reloading?

Many times when I'm on Safari on my iPhone and I choose to switch to a new tab, instead of just displaying its contents, it reloads the entire tab. Is there any way to switch to the tab and prevent it ...
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Open recently closed page on iOS

I know on iPad you can press and hold the new tab button to re-open recently closed tabs, but is there any similar functionality on an iPod/iPhone?
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iPad/iPhone on iOS 5 - images don't always load in Safari, just on my network

This question is baffling to say the least, as I'm just not sure how to diagnose where the problem is happening. Here's the problem: when I am connected to my network in the office (but not on other ...
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Is there a way to have iOS remember passwords to HTTP authenticated sites?

There's a page I frequently access on my iPhone that's protected by HTTP authentication, and I'm finding it annoying having to type in my username and password every time I want to access it. I tried ...
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Can you stream podcasts from the server to the iPad or iPhone?

So we are having a problem right now regarding the Lion Server and streaming podcast. We already did the steps on technical note TS4126 and now we can play the podcasts made from podcast producer on ...
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Show the Mobile Safari Debug Console on demand

Using the same iPad for testing and casual browsing makes the handling of the Mobile Safari Debug Console a little annoying. Is there any way to enable it on demand (ie on my test sites), without ...
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Can I see detailed browser history on the iPhone?

I have an iPhone 4 on iOS 5.1. When I go into Safari's History page, I can see my browsing history by day, but I need to know what page I visited two days ago, at a specific time. Is there any way ...
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Mobile Safari requires external Javascript from another domain which is blocked or failed to load

When using Mobile Safari on my iPhone (4, iOS 5.0.1) to view this site, I am not able to log in using the top right drop down arrow that is seen on the mobile view. Nor am I able to enter the full ...
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Is it possible to copy Firefox bookmarks with iOS Safari?

Quite simply I use Firefox sync on both my Macs and want to migrate these bookmarks to my iOS devices, not necessarly sync all the time, just migrate them as they currently are. Is it possible, and ...
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How do I view title text for a web page on a mobile device?

XKCD on my kindle or phone just doesn't cut it. I do all my other morning reading from the comfort of the ivory throne, but always have to revisit XKCD when I'm at a full blown computer with a mouse ...
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Link displacement

I have some links on a page. When I click (tap) one of these links, the gray box which shows where I tap is misplaced. It seems that the link is rendered higher than it should. Is this a known Mobile ...