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Top 10 iPhone Safari Issues and Fixes

April 22, 2018 10:27 am / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iPhone Problems and Fixes
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Safari is the default browser for iOS devices. It keeps getting faster and better to use. It allows you to browse any web page, add bookmarks, view copied link and buy any goods or services. However, some people also encountered some problems when using the browser, such as iPhone safari not working, not connecting to Wi-Fi or responding. In this article, we are going to list out the common safari problem on iPhone/iPad and show the possible solutions.

iPhone Safari Not Connecting to Internet

Safari won't connect to Wi-Fi or cellular data is one of the most frequently asked questions. The reason for this issue is large the Safari itself. You can try the following tips to fix the problem.

iPhone Safari Crashing/Freezing

iPhone Safari crashing constantly when typing or searching after iOS 11 update? You are not the only one; many users have reported this problem. Here are some fixes you can try:

Safari Not Saving Bookmarks on iPad/iPhone

Safari allows users to add bookmarks for later browsing, which makes thing pretty convenient. But something bookmarks will not add in Safari. If you encountered this issue unluckily, you are recommended to:

iPhone Safari Won't Play Videos

Web video not playing on iPhone or iPad Safari is also a common complained problem. When open the web video link, users might see a blank white block. When this problem occurred, you can:

Cannot Open Link in Safari on iPhone

A lot of people have seen that Safari cannot open a link on iPhone. When they paste the link in other browsers, it skipped normally. This issue can occur when the website Javascript is enabled or there are too much history data and cookies on iPhone. You can disable Javascript and reboot your device. Also clean out the browsing data. For detailed guide, check how to fix unable open link in Safari.

iPhone Safari AutoFill Password not Working on iOS 11.3/11.2

Recently, many people have found that iPhone Safari is not fill the password automatically after typing the user name. This is pretty annoying as you need to enter the password again and again when browsing web pages. You can try the following troubleshooting tips:

iPad/iPhone Safari Keeps Reloading Pages

Some iPad users reported that they've also encountered Safari keeps reloading pages issue. This problem can be related to the RAM. Most web pages are downloaded from the internet and store in the device RAM. When the RAM is filled up, you may not be able to open new pages. Read the guide to learn how to clean RAM on iPhone in easy methods.

Safari Icon Missing from iPhone or iPad Dock

Usually Safari is in the dock of home screen on iPhone. But sometimes you may notice that this icon is missing, especially for those who have performed an update. If the Safari icon disappeared from home screen, try the ticks below:

Connect iPhone to computer and choose "Fix All iOS Stuck" from the main interface of the program. Click "Fix Now" and then you'll be guide to download the firmware package.

repair system

Click "Download" to start the process. Once the firmware is downloaded successfully, click "Start Repair" and follow the instructions to repair operating system.

download firmware

iPhone Safari Keeps Getting Pop-ups

When browsing website, the most annoying thing must be the pop up ads and unrelated information. Actually iPhone has its built-in Pop-up blocker; you can enable the feature to stop this problem from happening again. Go to settings -> Safari and then tap on "Block Pop-ups.

block pop ups

Clear History and Website Data Not Working on Safari

As you can see from the above contents, "Clear History and Data" is a very useful feature to fix many Safari related problems. However, some people found that the icon of this feature grayed out on iPhone. If you are one of them, you can try the following tricks:

This article has gathered all the frequently occurred iPhone Safari problems and showed you the possible solutions. Hope you can have a fluent Safari browsing experience on your iPhone and iPad after reading this post.

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