Tablet experts claim that Safari is the best web browser for iPads and iPhones. Safari is much capable browser despite of its straightforward and simple user interface. It is the browser of choice for many iOS users, largely because it is available preinstalled with the iOS powered devices like iPads and iPhones. However, only a few users know the Safari tips and tricks.
Of course, iPad is not the best low cost tablet available in the market, but with an efficient browser like Safari, it can make web browsing much enjoyable to the users. Use the Safari tips and tricks shared below for a better browsing experience in your iPad.
Most of the advanced functionalities of the Safari web browser are hidden behind long press gestures and many users do not know these features. Take advantage of the various features and shortcuts of the browser, following the below tips and tricks.
If you are clicking through various links or browsing around the internet, you are making a stack of navigation pages for the tab that you use. The browsing data will be added to the history of the browser, but making use of a long press, you can see the browsing history on per tab basis.
After browsing through a few pages in the current tab, you need to hold down the forward or back button to see a history pop-up panel. Long pressing on the back button will display to you a breadcrumb trail of web pages that you selected to reach the current page and long pressing on the forward button will display to you all the pages that you have navigated away to get back to the current one.
The normal way to add a bookmark on the Safari web browser is to press on the Share toolbar button and then scroll through activity pop-up to choose the Add Bookmark button. Making use of a long press, you can do the same thing quickly.
Just long press on the Bookmarks button to see a new display menu. The menu will offer you the options to Add Reading List or Add Bookmark. You can immediately save to the Reading List while selecting the Bookmark option will, provide the usual options.