Mobile Safari is a web browser created by Apple and included in iOS.

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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 ...
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Why does mobile Safari revert to “Never accept cookies”?

Every few days Safari on my iPhone (iOS 5.0.1) reverts to "Never" accept cookies. I put it to "From Visited" but it switches back shortly thereafter. Discussion elsewhere suggests an Exchange link ...
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Is there a way to force Safari on my iPad to always display desktop sites?

I'm trying to change some of my Gmail settings on the mail.google.com site through my iPad, but Safari is always showing the mobile Gmail site rather than the desktop site. Is there a way to force ...
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How do I turn off the “Reader” button in Mobile Safari?

I never use the "Reader" feature in iOS 5's Mobile Safari, and the button for it sits there in the address bar just being a nuisance when I want to see or edit the URL in the address box. How do I ...
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How to mail link from mobile Safari to an Exchange address book entry?

When selecting Mail Link to this Page from mobile Safari, no Exchange address groups are available when attempting to insert a recipient ("Choose a contact to mail"). Also, Outlook Personal Contacts ...
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What is website data?

When in Settings under Safari>Advanced I see website data. What is this? Also, what does a hard reset (holding sleep/wake and home button) do?
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Why can't iPhone 4s connect to a specific IP address?

I built a robot a while ago that I control via the iPhone (video). The robot connects to a WiFi hotspot and the iPhone 3Gs would connect to it via Safari and I'd control it from there. Now that ...
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Is there something similar to the Greasemonkey script system for a browser in iOS?

Greasemonkey is explained in this Wikipedia entry. I would like to add my own stylesheet to a particularly non-mobile-friendly website. Is there any way to accomplish this? Are there any browser apps ...
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How can I remove a site from the reading list in Safari on my iPhone?

How do I edit the items in my "reading list" in Safari? Unlike bookmarks, there doesn't seem to be an "edit" option.
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On the iPad, how do I tell what version of Mobile Safari I have?

I'd like to know what precise version of Mobile Safari the iPad I'm using has. Is there any way to find out (preferably from the device itself)? There doesn't seem to be any menu in Safari Mobile, and ...
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Is there any way to globally or — at least persistently — kill OnSwipe for iPad browsing?

So, web browsing on the iPad has its quirks and drawbacks, but the one that stands head and shoulders above all others for me is the abomination that is OnSwipe, and especially its incarnation as a ...
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How can I turn on the browser's cookie functionality?

After I changed my Gmail password (on a PC), and try to login (with both the new and old password) on the iPod Touch, the browser shows: Your browser's cookie functionality is turned off. Please ...
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Is there a quicker way to clear cache on Safari mobile?

Is there a quicker way to clear cache in Safari on iPhone besides going to Settings -> Safari -> Clear Cache?
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Prevent mobile Safari from loading the last page when started

Whenever I open Safari on both my iPhone and iPad, it starts loading the last webpage that I visited in the past, which is not very convenient. Is there a way to stop it from doing this?
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Downloading and uploading files through Safari iOS

I am aware that iPad does not have a file-system in traditional sense. I want to know how Safari for iOS behaves when trying to download/upload files from/to a website. Suppose I go to ...
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How do I un-trust or remove blacklisted root CAs from mobile Safari on my iPhone or iPad?

The DigiNotar root CA has been compromised and has been blacklisted by Mozilla and Chrome. I've already un-trusted their root CA in Keychain on my OS X devices, but how can I do something similar on ...