Does Safari work on iPhone?13 ways to fix
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Safari works very well on the iPhone, but it’s not without its problems. In some cases, Apple’s native web browser may slow down, crash, or fail to load a website.
If Safari doesn’t work on your iPhone as usual, the following troubleshooting tips can help you patch your iPhone. Try the final fix, including resetting the iPhone settings, only if everything else fails.
1. Update iOS
Have you recently updated your iPhone? The latest iOS updates often include known bugs and problem fixes for Safari. If your browser is unstable, it is essential to apply them.
Start by opening
setting The app on your iPhone. next, Universal >> >> Software update..If updates are listed, tap Download and install Install it on your iPhone.
2. Kill the app and restart it
Killing and restarting Safari usually fixes a temporary bug that occurs in Safari. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to launch the app switcher. If you’re using Touch ID on your iPhone, press the Home button twice instead. Then select Safari and push it up to pull it out of the App Switcher. After that, quit App Switcher and restart Safari from the home screen.
3. Restart your iPhone
If quitting Safari and restarting it doesn’t resolve the issue, try restarting your iPhone. This is another way to fix a buggy web browser.
To do this, press and release quickly
volume up button.Then immediately press and release Volume down button. At the end, ~ side button. If your iPhone uses Touch ID, ~ side Buttons are enough.
When asked to confirm on your iPhone, swipe right to turn off your iPhone.After shutting down completely, press and hold
~ side Press the button again to restart.
4. Clear browsing data
Old Safari browser caches can also cause crashes and freezes. However, most commonly, your browser may not be able to load your website correctly. Try cleaning it up so you can start over with a fresh slate.
setting App and selection Safari.. Scroll down the next screen and Clear history and website data..Then tap Clear history and data To confirm.
5. Disable the experimental function
Have you enabled Safari’s experimental features on your iPhone? They are exciting to use, but they can also cause problems.Move to
setting >> >> Safari >> >> Altitude >> >> Experimental features Disables the switch next to features that are not yet active by default.
6. Disable content blockers
Have you set up a content blocker on your iPhone? If Safari doesn’t work for loading websites, try disabling Safari.Move to
setting >> >> Safari >> >> Content blocker Turn off the switch next to the content blocker to deactivate it.
7. Disable VPN
If you’re using a VPN on your iPhone, don’t be surprised if you sometimes run into strange connectivity issues. Try switching servers or disable VPN altogether for the time being.
8. Check the cellular settings
Can Safari load websites into cellular data? You need to make sure that your browser has permission to use cellular data.Move to
setting >> >> Cellular Make sure the switch next to Safari is enabled.
9. Renew your Wi-Fi lease
If you’re having trouble loading a website into a particular Wi-Fi network in Safari, try renewing your Wi-Fi lease.To do this, go to
setting >> >> Wifi Tap information The icon next to the Wi-Fi connection.On the next screen, tap the labeled option Renew lease..
If you have a Wi-Fi router nearby and you can access it, you can try restarting it.
10. Change the DNS
Is Safari still having problems loading websites over a particular Wi-Fi network? Try changing the DNS server. For example, Google DNS and OpenDNS are much better at finding web addresses and usually fix most connectivity issues.
To change the DNS server for Wi-Fi connection
setting App, tap Wifi,Tap information Click the icon next to your Wi-Fi network and click Configure DNS.. Add a Google DNS or OpenDNS server and tap keep..
11. Check the screen time
If you can’t access certain websites repeatedly, your iPhone may have a screen time limit. To confirm it
setting >> >> Screening time >> >> Content and privacy restrictions >> >> Content restrictions >> >> Web content.. next, Unlimited access The setting is selected.
12. Reset the network settings
If you’re still having trouble loading websites in Safari, try resetting your iPhone’s network settings. This will restore the corrupted network-related settings to their defaults.
Note: Resetting the network settings will remove all Wi-Fi networks and VPN connections from your iPhone. You will need to manually add it again after the reset procedure.
To reset the network settings:
Universal >> >> reset Choose Reset network settings..
Reset network settings confirm one more time.
13. Reset all settings
Was the above fix helpful? If not, you will need to reset all settings on your iPhone. This requires you to handle corrupted or improperly configured settings that prevent Safari from functioning properly.
Note: Resetting all iPhone settings will restore all network, privacy, and system-related settings to their defaults. You will need to reconfigure them after the reset procedure.
setting >> >> Universal >> >> reset Tap Reset all settings Reset all iPhone settings.
Find your way again
Would you like to return to browsing as usual in Safari? If Safari still doesn’t work as expected, we recommend resetting your iPhone to factory settings. Make a backup of your iPhone before proceeding, as the reset procedure will permanently delete all your data. If that’s not something you want to try right now, consider switching to an alternative web browser such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.