Web Browsing on an iPhone

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How to Run a Google Search on the iPhone

Although you can certainly use the virtual keyboard to type google.com, yahoo.com, or bing.com in the Safari address field, Apple doesn’t require that tedious effort. Instead, you tap into Google, Yahoo [more…]

Smart Safari Settings on Your iPhone

You can protect your privacy through Settings on your iPhone. Along with the riches galore found on the Internet are places in cyberspace where you’re hassled. You might want to take pains to protect your [more…]

How to Bookmark Web Pages in Safari on Your iPhone

It’s simple to bookmark a web page directly on the iPhone. You already know how useful bookmarks are and how you can synchronize bookmarks from the browsers on your computer. [more…]

How to Choose a Home Page for Safari on Your iPhone

You may have noticed that the iPhone version of Safari does not have an option to specify a home page, though the popular option exists on Mac and PC versions of the Safari [more…]

How to Revisit Web History on Your iPhone

Sometimes you want to go back in time to a web page you viewed on your iPhone a few hours ago or even a few days or weeks ago. Thanks to Safari's History feature, you can do just that. [more…]

How to Use AutoFill on Your iPhone

For information about you such as name and address that remains constant, you iPhone’s Safari app’s AutoFill feature automatically fills in common fields with your personal information with a single tap [more…]

Basics of Bookmarks on Your iPhone

Much like their paper counterparts save your place in a book, electronic bookmarks on your iPhone save your place, or places, on the web — it's a way of easily returning to a website or specific web page [more…]

How to Access Websites from the iPhone’s Home Screen

Instead of bookmarking sites you visit frequently, you can have a button on your iPhone’s Home screen that taps in directly to the website or web page. There are two ways to go about this: web apps and [more…]

How to Adjust Basic Internet Settings on Your iPhone

Most people will use their iPhone to access the internet. The app used for that is Safari, which comes with many different features. Here is a complete rundown of Safari's settings and feature options. [more…]

How to Compose E-Mail Messages on the iPhone

iPhone makes e-mailing much more convenient, keeping it at your fingertips even when you’re on the go. To create and send an e-mail message, just follow these steps: [more…]

How to Stop Annoying Wi-Fi Network Prompts on Your iPhone

Do you get constant annoying Wi-Fi prompts on your iPhone? The Select a Wireless Network dialog is a handy convenience if you’re not sure whether a Wi-Fi network is available. However, as you move around [more…]

How to View a Web Page on Your iPhone without Distractions

Reading an article or essay online is no picnic. This may be an even bigger problem when looking at tiny words on an iPhone screen. Aren’t the words small enough already? [more…]

How to Use Your iPhone’s AutoFill Feature for Faster Form Input

The Safari browser on your iPhone makes it relatively easy to fill in online forms, but it can still be slow going, particularly if you have to do a lot of typing. To help make forms less of a chore, Safari [more…]

For Seniors: How to View Your Web Browsing History on the iPhone 6

As you move around the web, your iPhone browser keeps a record of your browsing history. This record can be handy when you want to visit a site that you viewed previously but whose address you’ve now forgotten [more…]

For Seniors: How to Save Web Images, Post Photos from Safari and Send Links on Your iPhone 6

These days, you can do almost anything on the web. Among the many great features offered on the iPhone 6, you can save images from the web to your photo library, post photos from Safari, and even send [more…]

How to Share Web Page Links on Your iPhone

The Share button in the toolbar at the bottom of the iPhone’s Safari screen lets you do many things with a web page. Say you want to send someone an email with a link to a web page you want them to look [more…]

How to Use Private Browsing on Your iPhone

Don’t want to leave any tracks while you surf on your iPhone? Turn on private browsing for a “what happens in Safari stays in Safari” tool. Those truly bent on staying private will also want to tap Clear [more…]

Searching the Web on Your iPhone with iOS 9

Apple brought the previously separate address bar and search fields together on the iPhone into a single convenient unified strip called the smart search field, [more…]


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