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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 I make. I have to quit the app to be able to try again.

Actions taken: * Clear safari browsing data * Reset iPhone settings * Erase settings and content and restore from iCloud backup

I guess the next step would be to erase settings and content and not restore. I'm reluctant to do this as I don't want to lose everything.

Is there any other step I can try to get Safari working?

I'm using iOS 8.3. (I've read that this was a bug with 8.2, so I'm surprised I'm experiencing this issue and it's not been completely fixed)

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    The long way would be test both - erase without restore, test, erase & restore, test. At least then you'd have a better clue where the root cause may lie. – Tetsujin Jun 27 '15 at 8:46
  • Thanks, I did that, and Safari is working fine in the non-restored version. So it's something somewhere in my saved settings. – tommyf Jun 27 '15 at 9:02
  • just a guess - do you have any non-Apple keyboard replacement? – Tetsujin Jun 27 '15 at 9:05
  • No, used to but deleted it a while ago. – tommyf Jun 27 '15 at 9:25
  • hmm… sorry, I'm running out of ideas - wish you luck….see if anybody else has something. – Tetsujin Jun 27 '15 at 9:26

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