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How to Search Safari Browser History on iPhone & iPad

Jun 21, 2017 - 1 Comment
Search Safari history in iOS

Did you know you can search through web browsing history in Safari on an iPhone or iPad? With the excellent Safari History search feature you can easily retrieve and find previously visited sites, webpages, and videos, whether from earlier in the day or even well over a year ago – assuming the searchable Safari history … Read More

How to Re-Open Historical Windows & Tabs in Safari on Mac with a Keystroke

May 24, 2017 - 4 Comments
Reopen historical tabs on Mac Safari with a keystroke

Modern versions of Safari for Mac have a unique History keystroke that allows you to open prior windows and tabs from history in reverse chronological order. For example, let’s say you have closed 10 browser tabs over the course of the last hour, then hitting this keystroke 10 times would re-open each of those closed … Read More

How to Disable All Safari Browser Plug-Ins on Mac

May 13, 2017 - 3 Comments
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Safari on the Mac has the ability to run third party plug-ins, some of which may perform additional services and bring additional functionality to the web experience. Plug-ins include things like Flash Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader, and other similar multimedia tools that are added into the browser. While some web sites may require these plug-ins, … Read More

How to Disable Safari Extensions on Mac

May 10, 2017 - 3 Comments
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You can disable third party Safari extensions on the Mac without completely uninstalling them. This can be helpful for troubleshooting purposes, various testing scenarios, and many other situations, whether you’re a developer, trying to determine if and which particular extension is causing an issue with Safari, or even maybe just giving a trial run to … Read More

How to Use YouTube Parental Controls with Restricted Mode

May 3, 2017 - 3 Comments
Strict filtering for YouTube on iPhone and iPad

YouTube has countless hours of entertainment, videos, and TV shows to keep you and your kids entertained, but there is some content on YouTube you might not want your kids or even yourself to see. YouTube offers what is basically a parental control feature called Restricted Mode, which effectively avoids most inappropriate and offensive video … Read More

How to Speed Up or Slow Down YouTube Videos

Apr 14, 2017 - 3 Comments
Adjust YouTube playback speed of videos

You can easily speed up YouTube videos or slow down video playback, all by adjusting some simple but largely hidden and little known settings on the YouTube web site. This is a helpful trick for many reasons, for example if you’re watching something boring that you want to accelerate, if you want to speed up … Read More

How to Re-Open Recently Closed Tabs in Safari for Mac the Easy Way

Mar 14, 2017 - 12 Comments
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Mac users have long been able to re-open a closed Safari tab by using a keyboard shortcut, but what if some time has passed, or what if you want to re-open a specific closed tab in Safari? It turns out the latest versions of Safari for Mac OS support a menu-based option to easily browse … Read More

How to Close Other Tabs in Safari on Mac

Feb 16, 2017 - 4 Comments
Close Other Tabs in Safari on Mac

If you’re a browser tab hoarder in Safari, you may find it helpful to close out of all other tabs while maintaining a specifically chosen active tab to be open. This offers a fast way for Mac Safari users to close out of tabs that are no longer needed, but without closing all other opened … Read More

How to Close All Tabs in Safari for iOS

Dec 18, 2016 - 10 Comments
Close all tabs in Safari for iOS

The latest versions of Safari for iOS allows users to easily close all browser tabs that are open, all at once, again. This great Safari feature makes it easier to manage and close out tons of browser tabs on the iPhone and iPad, rather than relying on closing individual tabs in Safari for iOS.

How to Use Safari Split View on iPad for Side-by-Side Web Browsing

Dec 7, 2016 - 12 Comments
iPad Safari split view

You can view Safari tabs side-by-side on the iPad, allowing you to view two webpages at the same time on the same screen. This is a great power user feature and is similar to the general Split View ability for iPad which allows you to view two apps alongside one another, except it’s specific to … Read More

Quickly Open a New Browser Tab in Safari for iPhone

Nov 21, 2016 - 9 Comments
Open a new tab in Safari for iOS quickly

The latest versions of Safari for iPhone have an even faster way to open a new Safari tab, without having to enter into the broader tab view window. It’s a great trick, but it’s a little hidden and less than obvious, but nonetheless offers the quickest way possible to open a new browser tab in … Read More

How to Login to iCloud.com from iPhone, iPad, iPod touch with Full iCloud Access

Nov 14, 2016 - 9 Comments
Sign in to iCloud login page with full iCloud.com features from iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

The iCloud.com website allows users to access various iCloud features including the endlessly useful Find My iPhone from anywhere with a web browser, but if you have tried to visit iCloud.com from an iPhone or iPad, you’ll notice rather than the traditional sign-in to iCloud login page that is mobile friendly, you’ll be redirected to … Read More

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