Seven Safari tricks on iPhone and iPad that you might not know (video)

“Safari on iOS has a surprising number of hidden tricks, letting you manipulate tabs, conduct page-specific searches, and more, and not all of these features are immediately obvious due to the gestures involved,” Juli Clover writes for MacRumors.

“We’ve rounded up some useful must-know Safari tips that you might not be aware of or may have forgotten,” Clover writes, “so make sure to check out our video because we bet there’s something here that’s going to be new to you.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Here’s an eighth:

How to search the text on any web page in mobile Safari:

1. On any webpage, tap Safari’s Smart Search bar.
2. Type the word or phrase for which you’d like to search.
3. Tap the word or phrase under On this Page.
4. Use the arrows in the lower left to cycle thru multiple instances of our search term(s).
5. Click “Done” when you’re finished searching the page.


  1. Remember when Apple Macintosh users were happy and proud to not need to read a user manual to use their loved Apple computers and Apple softwares ?
    Now, from the top Apple CEO to the lowest Apple software developer, everyone at Apple is proud to hide as many features as they can. Maybe they also hide their shame doing that. And Apple users are now frustrated because they can feel stupid not knowing the numerous hidden tricks and tips hidden everywhere in OS, in Apps, forcing them to watch numerous bidders or read numerous articles like this one to try to feel just a little bit less stupid.

    Electing Trump, GOP made “America Great Again”, sending the country, for some parts of it, to a time Christopher Columbus didn’t even discover America. Brexit too, sends British back to a thousand years ago.
    Apple doesn’t need to go so far ago, just a few decades, when MS DOS and Windows PC had to read 10 kg users manuals before they could start using Word or Multiplan (and future Excel) because developers where unable to show features in the front of everyone’s eyes as skeuomorphism do. At that time, Apple users were known to be able to use their Macintosh computers without the need to read a single user manual. They were happy and proud of it, not frustrated and feeling stupid as they are and feel now.
    James J. Gibson was right when he described skeuomorphism in The Theory of Affordances. Humans perceive the environment around them, Gibson argued, as a series of “affordances,” or objects that offer some clues to a potential use or action. Maybe Johnny Yve should go back to “Why Apple Macintosh and Apple iPhone were so successful” school and resurface books and notes that made user interface with no hidden features, tips and tricks so easy to use and time saving.

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