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

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Infinite Safari history on iPad?

I really don't like to bookmark things (on iPad or other platforms) but just type a few relevent letters that bring the right site from browser history as a suggestion. However, on iPad I noticed that ...
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Why does Safari cache old pages on iPhone even after you've downloaded the new page?

This may be a problem specific to Reddit.com, but I find that if I follow a link to another site on mobile safari and hit back, that only part of the time will I see the latest copy of the page. A ...
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How can I view the full name of drop down items on iOS?

For a dropdown list on a website, iOS shows only the first few characters and then ellipses for items with a long name. Is it possible to somehow see the full text of each item?
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In iOS 4.2, how do you search within a web page in Safari?

I already have it installed (the gold master), but I can't for the life of me figure out how to search a page.
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Why does Safari on the iPhone sometimes display a broken play image for YouTube videos?

Sometimes I get this "cannot play" image instead of a YouTube video. The video looks normal on a computer, so I'm not sure why this happens. Reloading the page in Safari doesn't help. Here's the ...
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Can I block ads on a (jailbroken) iPad?

I am about to buy an iPad, and was using a friend's device recently. I noticed all these multi-colour intrusive square things I'm completely unused to seeing because I've been using Adblock Plus for ...
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How to stop iPad/Safari from treating certain numbers as 'phone numbers'?

I've got some pages on an intranet that show numerical rates to 4 decimal places, eg 147.1453. When these pages are viewed on an iPad, some of these rates appear underlined and clicking on them causes ...
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How do I suppress the address bar in mobile Safari?

When I add the Nibbble web app to my iPhone home page, it not only installs an icon, but when run, also hides all of the mobile Safari chrome. How does it achieve this?
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When does Safari on iPhone change the text size when the orientation changes?

I've noticed that when I am browsing a web page in Safari on the iPhone and change the orientation from portrait to landscape, sometimes the text size and/or wrapping changes. For example, in ...