Customizing Browser Settings with Your iPhone 5 and Safari
Getting on the Internet with your iPhone is easy using its Wi-Fi or 3G/4G LTE capabilities. Once you’re online, the bundled browser, Safari, is your ticket to a wide world of information, entertainment, education, and more. You can customize and enhance your Safari experience by accessing and modifying the settings in the following table; simply tap the Settings app icon on the Home screen and then tap Safari.
|Search Engine||Choose among Google, Bing, and Yahoo! search engines.|
|AutoFill||Turn on AutoFill to automatically complete contact information,
names, or passwords as you type.
|Open Links||Control whether linked pages open in a new page or in the
|Private Browsing||Turn the Private Browsing feature, which prevents Safari from
storing information about your browsing activities, on or off.
|Accept Cookies||Specify whether to accept cookies only from sites you’ve
visited, never, or always.
|Clear History||Tap to clear the history of websites you’ve visited in
|Clear Cookies and Data||Clear any website cookies and data that have been stored on
|Use Cellular Data||Turn on to allow your cellular network to save items on the
Reading List to the phone so you can read them offline.
|Fraud Warning||Turn on the feature to warn you when you go to suspicious
rollover and pop-up menus and some other browser-generated content
to run in Safari.
|Block Pop-Ups||Turn this on to block (most) pop-up windows from displaying in
|Advanced||Review data stored on your device by individual websites and
allow Debug Console to display information to help you resolve
errors when displaying web pages.