Use Safari on iPhone to browse the web, use Reading List to collect webpages to read later, and add page icons to the Home screen for quick access. Use iCloud to see pages you have open on other devices, and to keep your bookmarks, history, and reading list up to date on your other devices.

To enter a web address or search item, or get quick access to your Favorites, tap the Address field at the top of the page. To zoom, double tap an item, or pinch. At the bottom of the screen, from left to right: Use the back and forward buttons to revisit recent pages; tap the Share button to share, print, and more; tap the Bookmarks button to see your reading list, and shared links; and tap the Pages button to see open tabs or to open a new tab

Safari settings

Go to Settings > Safari, where you can:

  • Choose your search engine and configure search results

  • Provide AutoFill information

  • Choose which favorites are displayed when you search

  • Have links open in a new tab or in the background

  • Show or hide the Tab Bar on iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6s Plus

  • Block pop-ups

  • Tighten privacy and security

  • Clear your history and website data

  • Choose whether to use cellular data for Reading List items

  • Configure advanced settings and more