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Questions tagged [mobile-safari]

This tag is for questions relating solely to Safari installed on iOS devices. Questions regarding the desktop version of Safari should use the relevant tag: [tag:safari] for OS X and [tag:safari-windows] for Windows.

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Suggest Password in Safari when Changing Password

When signing up for a new website in iOS, Safari (or keychain, whoever) will offer to suggest a new password and save it in iCloud. But, when you need to change or update a password, Safari does not ...
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Safari causes phone to heat up

Good afternoon, for the past few months safari has been heating up my iPhone 7 even just searching on Google.com, or browsing any website instantly causes the phone to heat up. Does anyone else have ...
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Web app opens in browser on some devices

I have a few hardware-identical iPads with the same (latest) iOS version on them and on 2 out of around 10, a web app opens in the browser UI instead of the standalone UI. On all other iPads, it opens ...
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Javascript working when disabled (factory settings) in iOS is a bug?

I have noticed all my iOS devices and my those of my friends have javascript disabled in Safari settings by default (Settings > Safari > Advanced). Yet, javascript seemed to be working on all websites....
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Is there a way to have Siri make a web call?

I can use the Google Assistant app to make a web hook call to IFTTT. It’s just a simple URL. This calls IFTTT with the hashcode at the end to authenticate. This then runs a recipe which tells my ...
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Safari opening similar tab on 2nd iPad?

Whenever I open a new tab in Safari on one of my iPads, it automatically opens the same tab on another iPad. How do I stop this?
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How do i transfer apps from one iPhone to another

How do i transfer apps from one iPhone to another. in Android we do the same using Zapya, where we can send applications. is there any way in Iphone for the same?
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Is there a modern browser for iOS 10.3.3 capable of supporting ES6+ Javascript?

I have some iPads I'd like my staff to use. However, these are 4th generation iPads, so the latest iOS I'm able to install on them is v10.3.3. However, the website they need to access requires a more ...
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How do I disable “link preview” in iOS safari?

I reluctantly updated my iPhone and discovered that now when you press and hold on a link in Safari it makes a pop-up window with a preview of the link come up. What is really awful about this is ...
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What does Safari iCloud sync entail?

Does it sync browsing history and safe passwords? Or just bookmarks and the reading list?
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PWA application using angular 4 is not rendering properly on Safari [closed]

We had developed a PWA application using angular 4, website url: https://www.peepingpeacock.com which is working fine on Google chrome. but this Progressive web application do not render properly in ...
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Why won’t iCloud Keychain sync my passwords?

I have set up two-factor authentication for my Apple ID and turned on iCloud Keychain. To test whether it backups my passwords, I turned it off and chose delete from iPhone. Then I turned it on and ...
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Safari won't start

I just bought a new 2017 Macbook air, sierra 10.12, Internet / network is functioning but when I try to open Safari nothing happens. I can't get to the Internet to download a different browser. Any ...
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how to prevent a website (or app) from muting my iPhone audio

I like to listen to music and surf the web with Mobile Safari. Sometimes I use an app. Both a Safari website and an app can mute my audio. How to prevent this and how is this even possible?
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iOS 11 Safari: How to pass user/password in URL for Basic Authentication?

I have one iPhone running iOS 9 and another iPhone running iOS 11. On the iOS 9 iPhone, I can navigate to http://username:password@mywebsite.com in Safari, and the webpage will pull up without asking ...
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How do I exit private browsing mode in iOS but retain all of my private tabs?

When I exit private mode in Safari, all of my tabs go away. How do I take all of my tabs with me out of private mode?
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Save a website as a PDF on Reader mode of Mobile Safari, with pretty printed math formulas with MathJax or KaTeX

Background: When I save a website as a PDF file on iPod Touch, I always use the “Save PDF to iBooks” feature and the “Reader mode” of Mobile Safari. It can make a PDF suitable to read with iPod Touch....
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Reset Safari SSL Exceptions on iOS 11

On iOS if you visit a website with an invalid SSL certificate, you are presented with this prompt (ok, it’s in italian but you get the picture): Tapping “show details” allows the user to proceed to ...
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Can I play an m4b file downloaded by HTTP on iOS?

I'm serving an m4b from a Node HTTP server. Technical details are in this Stack Overflow question. It doesn't matters which headers I send: Safari doesn't play the file nor asks which app use to play ...
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How to enable “Siri Knowledge” suggestion in Safari?

This reddit post shows a new suggestion in Safari called “Siri Knowledge”, located above “Google Search”: However, it seems the post talks about beta version of iOS 11, and some commenters didn’t ...
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Open safari pdf link in acrobat reader,not in ibooks

Using an IPAD - (ios-10) I have Acrobat Reader on my Ipad I get emailed alink to a PDF - on a microsoft OneDrive account Or I get a email link to a PDF Or - I am on some web site that offers a PDF ...
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How to fix iPhone no longer loading css on webpages and not connecting to internet

Currently my iPhone would not load the CSS parts on webpages so i.e. when I go to www.apple.com the phone would only load the words of the webpage I cannot access apps such as Itune, Appstore, ...
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A specific Safari WebKit page on iOS - how to see memory usage graph in Instruments?

I've set up Xcode/Instruments so that I'm monitoring an iPhone 6s's memory usage altogether. I've got a specific com.apple.WebKit Process that I would like to see very finetuned information on - as ...
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block “GET - On the App Store” link ads in Mobile Safari

A lot of mobile optimised web sites display App Store links on the top of the page. How to block this annoying ads? I already run and ad blocker for iOS.
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ios backbutton at top of the screen

In many apps like safari or youtube the backbutton is at the top of the screen. That makes it basically impossible to use my ipad pro 9.7 comfortably in bed, I would have to sit up and use both hands ...
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Do Safari private tabs stay open after iPhone shutdown?

Does Private Browsing in Safari keep private tabs open when you restart your iPhone 6, or do they get closed automatically? If private tabs remain open, when opening Safari will you see the normal ...
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How to clear the cache or do a hard refresh in mobile Safari? [duplicate]

On OS-X it's Opt+Cmd+E or Cmd+R or certain menu options (How to clear the cache or do a hard refresh in Safari?). Is there a way to do this for Safari on an iPhone or iPad? This seems like a ...
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How can I export .mobileconfig file from IOS10 to Mac?

I want to find the .mobileconfig file in the IOS10 that contains all basic setting information of IOS10 like (Restrictions, Passcode, Wi-Fi, Mail, etc.) and export it to Mac. How can I do it?
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How to view facebook messages on Safari iOS?

Without using the Messenger app for Facebook. How can I view Facebook messages on iOS Safari?
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Unable to send email

I receive a msg "the recipient was rejected by the server because the user is unknown" when trying to send an email from me.com to icloud.com. Recipient is in Italy but I have no problem sending to ...
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Safari gone from iPhone 6 Plus

My Safari app is missing from my iPhone. How do I get it back with all my bookmarks and history?
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Sudden change in iOS Safari behavior: YouTube audio pauses if another tab is made active

On my iPad mini 3, a currently-playing YouTube video in Safari used to continue to play if the active tab was changed, similar to how a tabbed browser on an actual computer functions. This fact was ...
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Unable to delete cookie on iPhone 7 iOS 10.3.1

I have a very persistent cookie on my iPhone 7 which I am not able to delete. The cookie in question is puckermob.com and I am almost certain this is some kind of adware. Here is what I have tried ...
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Force full screen video in mobile Safari?

The behavior of how videos play in mobile Safari has changed recently in iOS. For example, when watching videos on Youtube each starts playing inline rather than going full screen. Toggling a video to ...
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iPad putting random spaces in customer number

When I try to enter my customer number on the NS&I website, my iPad seems to be treating it as a telephone number and inserts spaces in it. Because of this I cannot log into my account. The ...
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Remove specific shared links in Safari

How do I remove a specific link in the shared links list? I have some links in there that I do not want to keep since it's taking up a lot of space and it makes me hard to search for the links I ...
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Stop Safari sharing on iDevice

I've followed all the advice on other threads, none work. I have knocked the sliders in iCloud to off for Safari but I can still see what's being viewed on my iPad by double clicking my iPhone.
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Clear iOS Safari icon cache?

Is there a way to clear the favicon/apple-touch-icon cache for mobile Safari? The "delete all website data" button in settings doesn't do it. (Safari appears to cache website icons aggressively for ...
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How does iOS know if a web site is restricted?

I don't add these web sites to the restricted list. Is the iPhone sending every page I visit to Apple? Random surfing will encounter a random restricted site. In this case it renders this app broken ...
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Can you turn off auto-complete/auto-correct in mobile Safari? It's awful for SO

I have an iPad Pro with a Logitech keyboard. It is almost useable for day-to-day light work. However, the auto-complete/auto-correct feature in mobile Safari is truly awful when posting to Stack ...
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I get Pop ups on app?

so I use this one app to save YouTube videos offline for later enjoyment and recently I've been getting popup messages that say "you've won" or something generic like that. They used to appear on ...
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Why is Safari on iOS 10 not rendering some pages correctly?

iPad mini 4 iOS 10.0.1 On several websites when the page loads, Safari is not rendering the page correctly. Content appears, but images, formatting, colors, etc are missing. It certainly looks like ...
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Which apps support mobile Safari's “Shared Link” Feature?

Does anybody know which apps are supported for iOS "Shared Links" on iOS? Currently on my iPhone it is only Twitter (see screenshot) and RSS feeds which can be added directly from within Safari. OS X ...
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iPhone browser does not load text just images

I have an iPhone 6s with iOS 9. For some reason it takes forever to load text on a Web page while all images are shown in a very short time when navigating to a new page. I tried CNN.com and other ...
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How to test and debug website on older version of Safari

We're trying to test and debug Safari 7. I've used the Safari dev tools to connect to a physical device and use the inspector to view the page. That works fine, but I don't have access to a physical ...
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iPhone6s browsers always redirect my links to random spammy websites

On all my browsers on my iPhone6s like Safari,Chrome and even facebook browser , when I click on know website link or enter a link direct , it redirect it to random websites like maxonclick ,aigames ...
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Some web sites render differently when returning from link

I'm using an iPhone 6s with iOS 9.3.4 and Safari. I am encountering a problem when I view certain websites: if I tap a link to be taken to another page and then swipe right to return to the page I ...
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Often cannot access the magnifying glass for text insertion on iPad

Often, though not always, I am unable to bring up the text insertion magnifying glass on certain web pages by performing a long tap within the text field. Usually, doing a long tap (holding a single ...
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Stop Safari iOS closing all open tabs when switching tabs or open a new one

With Safari on the ipad (currently iOS 9.3.3 but also prior versions), often I have 5-10 tabs open. Regularly (ie once a fortnight) when I open a new tab or switch to view a different tab and at that ...
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Share to Facebook button doesn't work in iPad

The Facebook website itself is fine. But even in the same browser (I tried this with both Safari and Opera Mini), the little blue F for sharing a New York Times article (likewise several similar sites ...