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

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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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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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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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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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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 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 do I delete/remove a home screen web link?

I recently created two web links using Safari's "Add to Home Screen" and now it seems to be impossible to remove them. The following has been attempted (from ...
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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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What is Safari Safe Browsing Data and why does it need to copy every time I sync my iDevice?

Whenever syncing iDevices to iTunes, I always see "Safari Safe Browsing Data" being copied. This naturally sounds alarming. Is Apple tracking my browsing history‽ What exactly is it, and why does it ...
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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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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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An “Untitled” app icon is created on iPhone home screen after restart even after deletion

I have a white app icon titled "Untitled". When I click on it, it opens a Safari window with Untitled title window. After deleting it, if I restart the iPhone, it gets created again. Is there a way ...
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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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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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Is it possible to hide the address bar and status bar in iOS 7 Safari?

Is it possible to hide the address bar and status bar in iOS 7? In a landscape app I'm currently using the below code to do it for previous iOS versions and it work well even on IOS 7: when opening ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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?
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How can I capture a screenshot of an entire webpage in iPhone's Safari browser?

How to capture screenshot of entire webpage in iPhone's Safari browser like I can take in my Desktop with Help of Firefox Addon called Fireshot?
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Is there a plugin to block ads in Mobile Safari?

Is there any plugin to block ads in iPhone, iPad's Safari like Ad Block Plus is available for Firefox (Desktop)? Without jailbreaking.
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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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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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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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Remove accepted self-signed certificate from iOS Safari

I was experimenting with self-signed certificates and while viewing my website from Safari on an iPhone I first got the warning that it is an untrusted site and I could review the details of the ...
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How can I visit an IP address on Mobile Safari?

I am on iOS 7.0.4 on an iPhone 5. I type in a IP address on my local network, 192.168.11.18, in my Safari address bar, and Safari completely ignores the fact that it is a host I am wanting to visit. ...
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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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Embedded YouTube videos on mobile Safari - has something changed?

Up until recently, embedded YouTube videos on Safari pages on my first-gen iPad (iOS 5) worked as you'd expect, with the video duration and draggable time bar shown at the bottom, and the ability to ...
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Is there any way to get iPad Safari Youtube videos to play at a higher (HD) quality?

I like to watch educational videos (like Udacity) which are hosted on Youtube. However, when I watch these on my iPad 2 over Wifi, they always play back at the lowest quality! The quality is so bad ...
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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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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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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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How can I tell when Safari on iPad is using HTTPS

Safari hides the protocol part of the URL (HTTP or HTTPS) in the address bar. When I'm purchasing something on the Internet, I like to check that I'm using HTTPS when entering credit card details or ...
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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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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 ...
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increase database size on ipad

Every time I try to sign into yahoo mail on my ipad, a pop-up asks whether I want to increase database size to 10MB. but whether I select Increase or Cancel, it just freezes (spinning wheel) and won't ...
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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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Website loads fine in Chrome, but won't load at all in Safari

I have a local web server running a basic web site. The problem I'm having is that the page loads fine in Chrome, however in Safari it wont load at all. I've tried routing all my traffic through a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...