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How to use the Smart Search bar in Safari on iPhone and iPad

Search your Safari browsing history, bookmarks, search engines, and more with the Smart Search bar!

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How to use Shared Links with Safari on iPhone and iPad

Get a custom feed from your favorites sites and social accounts using Shared Links in Safari.

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How to use Reading Lists in Safari on iPhone and iPad

Reading Lists is Apple's take on a read-it-later service. Built right into the Safari browser on iPhone and iPad, Reading Lists let you save any articles you stumble across while browsing the web so you can go back and read them at your convenience.

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How to view Safari's saved passwords and credit card info on iPhone and iPad

Safari’s keychain makes it very convenient for you to save passwords and credit card information. Information is stored in iCloud so you can use it across all of your Apple devices. We show you how to view the data on your iPhone or iPad.

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How to set up and use Reading Lists in Safari for iPhone and iPad

Reading Lists is Apple's own take on a read-it-later service. Built right into the Safari browser on iPhone and iPad, Reading Lists let you save any articles you stumble across while browsing the web so you can go back and read them at your convenience. Because Reading Lists sync via [iCloud], that can be on the go with your iPhone, lounging at home on your iPad, or while you're enjoying a coffee at your Mac. Since Safari Reading List can save stories from almost any site, it's also perfect for recipes, funny articles, and anything else you want to remember to share later.

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Canopy for iOS 7 makes Safari a lot more convenient on your jailbroken iPhone

Canopy for iOS 7 is a jailbreak utility for iPhone that adds lots of useful features to Safari. Does it bother you that the bottom bar auto-hides in iOS 7? Canopy can fix that. How about quick access to recently closed web pages? Canopy can do that too.

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How to add and remove dictionaries on iPhone and iPad

The Define option in the iPhone and iPad text selector popup gives you dictionary definitions for most common words. It's convenient because it can be accessed in only a couple of taps. But what if you're in England and the U.S. dictionary keeps coming up? What if you also speak Italian or Japanese or Chinese and want to access those definitions as well? What if you're traveling and want access to French? To save space Apple keeps additional dictionaries offline but you can easily add and remove additional dictionaries any time you want. That way you can have the languages you want right where you want them!

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How to use private browsing in Safari for iPhone and iPad

By default, Safari saves any webpage you visit to you browser history, and makes them available to all your other Apple devices via iCloud Tabs. If for any reason you don't want certain sites you visit to get saved to history or made available to iCloud Tabs - we don't judge! - you can quickly and easily enter Private Browsing mode. Switching to Private Browsing mode will also prevent websites from tracking you with cookies, and autofill from saving or completing any of your personal data. What's more, iOS 9 makes it easier to access than ever before.

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How to use the Shared Links in iOS 7 Safari

Shared Links are new to iOS 7. With them, you can see a list of all the links shared by everyone you follow on Twitter, all in one convenient place inside Safari. Think of it as a Reading List populated by people you find interesting. It's a great place to go if you have time and are looking for something serendipitous to read, but you have to know where to look if you want to find it.

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How to use Safari for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide

Apple's web browser, Safari has been given some significant updates in iOS 7. They include a new, unified address and search bar that's smarter than ever, a new rolodex-like tab interface on the iPhone, an easier-to-access Private browsing mode, a much-improved Reading List with continuous scrolling between articles, and a similar Shared Links list that surfaces great stuff from the people we follow. Then there's iCloud Keychain, a simple way to generate, store, fill, and sync passwords, and use credit cards, between all your Apple devices. Finding it all, never mind figuring it all out, can take a little time. That's why we make ultimate guides, and why we made this ultimate guide to iOS 7 Safari!

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