Sometimes webpages are completely nonfunctional on a phone. There's no way to edit text that extends beyond the text box.

  • Hold down your finger to bring up the magnifying glass. Drag it in the direction you want to scroll through the text – Sambuu Oct 31 '17 at 5:52
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    @Sambuu That doesn't work. You can see I'm already at the right edge, and it won't scroll. – Chloe Oct 31 '17 at 7:22
  • I've occasionally experienced this same thing. I'm not 100% sure, but I think I've been able to get around it by selecting like a single word in the visible area and then extending that to the end using one of the handles (which can also be buggy sometimes). – Joonas Oct 31 '17 at 9:08

If you're using an iPhone with Force Touch you can force press down anywhere on the keyboard to bring up the typing cursor. If you drag your finger to the right/left side of the display(without letting go) the text will scroll in that direction.

Not 100% on how you would do this on an iPhone 6 or older as it has been a long time since I have used one. You might still be able to hold down on the keyboard..?

  • Sorry I updated the answer to add the tag iPhone 5. – Chloe Nov 1 '17 at 17:49
  • If your device doesn't have 3D touch you can do the same by pressing and holding on the space-bar until the cursor comes up. – LaterSkater Dec 14 '18 at 20:12

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