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Force quit did not work reliably for me in iOS 8. What did is using private mode for testing: Open the page in private mode (and bookmark it so you can open it later). When you need to refresh, close browser "tab" (you can stay in Safari and private mode). Open the page again (use the bookmark you created in step 1).


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This feature is called Universal Links. You can read Apple's documentation on this here. Basically for this to work the developer of the NYTimes website needs to have a file called apple-app-site-association on their server. You can view that file on the NYTimes website here http://nytimes.com/apple-app-site-association. Within the file they can specify ...


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The only way I've found Ross McNab's way was much better but sadly no longer works (thanks, Apple); Billy Moon's way works but is a bit awkward for one-off checks. Another way to do this is to use an external website (there are plenty to choose from, just search on "what's my browser"), which will report my user-agent string back to me. So for instance, ...


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There is a method: <meta name="viewport" content="minimal-ui”> (but it only works on iOS 7.1 - not on 7.0 nor 8.0) source: StackOverflow More details, from iOS 7.1 beta 2 change log and release notes: Safari Notes A property, minimal-ui, has been added for the viewport meta tag key that allows minimizing the top and bottom bars on the ...


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It seems that Safari on iOS doesn't support this natively. You have a couple options: Workaround: If you're not too worried about security, you can embed the username and password in the link itself, and bookmark that: http://username:password@hostname.com/... (Also of note: it sounds like iOS may pop up a warning when you visit a link that includes a ...


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If you have your phone wired to your Apple computer/laptop, with the Safari developer tools open (and active window) you can press: Command Key + Option + R


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This official article what you are looking for. As expected there is no file size limit, the answer is more complex and depends on the device memory and image compression algorithm used: The maximum size for decoded GIF, PNG, and TIFF images is 3 megapixels for devices with less than 256 MB RAM and 5 megapixels for devices with greater or equal ...


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If only master yoda had an account here, he might say "tap or tap not, only jedi can hover" since the implementation details quickly delve into where web technology meets human interaction design. Going down that rabbit hole a bit, he might also point that good web developers know about the TouchEvent class in Safari that can discern a touchstart multitouch ...


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You can't see cookie data on the phone itself, but if you activate Settings > Safari > Advanced > Web Inspector you can connect the iPhone to an Apple computer with a cable and open Safari. Activate the Develop menu in Preferences > Advanced > Show Develop menu in menu bar Now you can open a page on the iPhone and then select Develop > ...


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I created a bookmark in Mobile Safari with this url javascript:document.querySelector('meta%5Bname=viewport%5D').setAttribute('content','width=device-width,initial-scale=1.0,maximum-scale=10.0,user-scalable=1'); The easiest way to setup this bookmark is by: Add a bookmark to any page Edit the bookmark and set the url to the url I have above Now anytime ...


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In more recent Safari versions where the button has gone away, just right-click or Control-click an item in the list. The context menu will show a Clear all… choice there.


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Hold down your finger in the address bar to get the little magnifier to show up, finally drag your finger to the right or left to get to the part of the url that you want to edit. Update In recent versions of iOS, for devices with force touch, the address bar is selected, you can force touch the keyboard and slide your finger left and right to move the ...


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You can get the userAgent string without visiting an external website, by typing the following in the Safari address bar (where you would normally type a URL): javascript:alert(navigator.userAgent) You must type it exactly as it appears here, matching case and punctuation. An alert popup will appear with the full useragent string, which contains the ...


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Actually the iOS does have a filesystem, and each app gets access to a sandboxed portion of the file system. The iOS "system" itself has several programs that do access the filesystem directly, but mobile safari acts more like a restricted app purchased from iTunes than say springboard or the app store app itself. Uploads are basically impossible in iOS. ...


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Since Ross McNab's answer appears to no longer work... Bookmark this (or any) page - then edit the bookmark - call it what you like, but change the url to... javascript:alert(navigator.userAgent) Now you can check your user agent any time you feel like conveniently from your bookmarks - thanks Apple! Or if it's just a quick one-off check you want and you'...


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None of the javascript answers worked for me. I found an easier way! There are several "what's my IP address?" pages out there, such as this one. These pages tell you your IP address and, in some cases, what your browser is, what your operating system is, and if your browser is up to date.


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Mobile Safari itself cannot store files for you (without jailbreaking). However some Apps like Dropbox register with Safari and enable limited support for some filetypes. File inputs are just disabled/greyed out on Mobile Safari.


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It sounds like somehow the database that stores all the icon positions got in a jam and needs to be flushed. You will lose all organization (but no actual data) if you choose to reset the home screen layout. This allows the springboard process to re-establish one icon for each app installed. Settings > General > Reset > Reset Home Screen Layout ...


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I find it easiest to use the settings app on iOS: General About Diagnostics & Usage Diagnostics & Usage Data scroll to the crash you care about and tap it select all, copy the text Now you can paste the report wherever you please. Email, Simplenote, notes, Evernote, or wherever else you like to store the text for submitting a bug with Apple. You ...


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If you force quit Safari (click the home button, then double-click the home button, press and hold the Safari icon in the multitasking bar, then tap the red dot), it appears that Safari will clear its cache. But this will clear the entire cache, not just a single page. You can also clear Safari cookies and data in the Settings app. Under Advanced you can ...


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Manually enter your username and password. Tap "Passwords" right above your keyboard. Tap "Save This Password." It still won't autofill when you first load the page, but now you can tap in the username field and hit "Autofill Password." There seems to be no way to actually reset the "Never for this site" setting. Sounds like a job for http://apple.com/...


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The Safari for Mac Documentation has a good explanation of these settings. They apply to iOS Safari cookies settings, too. Always Block - Block all first-party cookies and block all third-party cookies. Allow from Current Website Only - Allow all first-party cookies and block all third-party cookies. Allow from Websites I Visit - Allow all first-party ...


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iOS13+ Tap on AA icon on the top left and tap Request Desktop Website. Now go to the messages section and read your messages iOS 12 Tap and hold the refresh button untill the below options come. Select the Request Desktop Site and boom just tap on messages button and check your messages.


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A (very) brief tap on an image that has a link with a:hover property activates that a:hover experience. A longer tap follows the <a> link. Unfortunately, this behaviour is not seen with the <acronym> tag, which in desktop browsers act similar to :hover. Here is a less-than-perfect example, tested on iPhone.


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I don't think you can do this in Safari on the iPhone but you could use a 3rd party browser app. Many of those will let you set the browser agent. One browser I know does this is 'Atomic Web Browser'. This may not work in all cases as some websites may use other ways of determining which content to show, for example, some will detect the screen dimensions. ...


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I don't have an iPhone anymore, but my memory tells me this: iPhone Search using the standard search bar. The web search suggestions are at the top. The website search results of the currently viewed website are at the bottom. iPad Search using the standard search bar. The web search suggestions are at the top. To search the website use the entry box ...


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Google Safe Browsing Data Syncs to iOS Devices Via iTunes explains what it is: This database, provided by Google, is used by mobile Safari to check for known malicious web sites. To check if this is activated on your iOS device, go to Settings > Safari, then look for the Fraud Warning slider. If it’s not set to “On,” do so; it’s a good way to protect your ...


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Search for it with Spotlight — does it show up or not? Reboot and check again. If it is still not showing up you can check if Safari is allowed in Settings → General → Restrictions → Safari. In Spotlight, on the right of the icon and app name the Folder Name is displayed so you can find the location of the Safari icon.


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Unlike the desktop version of Safari, there is no concept of setting a Homepage in Safari for iOS. You can't set a Homepage to open automatically when you open a new tab in Safari for iOS. But there's another approach that you can take to achieve the similar end-goal. The idea of using a Homepage in a browser, is to have a way to open the website that you ...


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