Safari’s been having many updates since the release of the iPhone X. Many users still don’t understand the latest Safari settings on iPhone and they are missing the old version.
New Safari settings in your iPhone 2022
How to set a bookmark on iPhone?
Sometimes you find an informative website with exciting content but it does not have a dedicated mobile application to access it. To solve this problem and stay connected to your favorite websites you can bookmark them on the home screen of your iPhone or IPad.
Safari’s new settings on iPhone can allow you to bookmark a website on your home screen. By bookmarking a website, you can use a site at a one-tap portal to access its content instead of opening it in your safari browser.
How to change search engine on iPhone?
Safari settings on your iPhone are quite amazing, you can change search engines on your iPhone. If you have the search engine “Yahoo” in your Safari you can change it to “Google.” Once you open setting>safari and “Search Engine” you can change it to any following search engine you want.
How to enable third-party cookies on iPhone?
With the Safari new settings on iPhone, Enable cookies are very simple as you can see in the picture. Once you’ve enabled the “Block all cookies” option, you will see a pop-up, then agrees to that, and existing data and website cookies will be removed.
How to set Safari as the default browser on iPhone?
With the safari settings in your iPhone, you can set any browser to a default browser. Let’s say by default your browser is chrome and you want to change it to Safari. If you go to settings>safari and set the “Default Browser App” to safari.
How to change safari background on iPhone?
Now with the latest updates of iOS 15 and new safari settings you can set your favorite picture as a background on your safari. This is an awesome feature with the new update. If you want to customize your safari background picture.
The first thing you need to do is open your safari browser and go to the “Edit” option. In the “Background Images” as you can see you can choose to select the following pictures or you can select them from your gallery.
Safari settings to Block adult websites on iPhone
You can block any adult website on your iPhone or your sibling’s iPhone, or your child’s iPhone without the involvement of any third-party application. It is completely safe and very unique privacy from Apple for you.
How to Block Adult websites on iPhone?
With Safari new settings to block an adult website on your iPhone, if you go to the “Screen Time” setting, you will find an option “Content and Privacy Restrictions.”
Here you will find two options either you want to control “Content and Privacy Restrictions” on your phone or the phone you’ve connected to your device as a “Family member.”
Can you block a website on iPhone?
Here you can block P@rn, adult content, and exclusive content easily. If you don’t know about the “Screen Time” feature in your iPhone. You can read the APP USAGE LIMIT article here.
The procedure to control “Content and Privacy Restrictions” on your iPhone and your “Family member” is pretty much the same.
After “Continue” you will be asked to set a “Down Time.” Here if you want to block this for a specific time you can set a “downtime” if you don’t just tap on “Not Now.” Again “Not now” for the next pop-up and after “continue” you will be asked to set a “screen time passcode.”
How to block a website on safari iPhone?
You must remember this passcode because Apple has very tricky options to recover passcodes. Since this passcode is set to you and your family member’s device, without this code none of you can change the “Content and Privacy Restrictions.”
After adding the “Screen Time” passcode, you have full control over “Content and Privacy Restrictions.”
- In the “iTunes and App store purchases” you can control which App your child must install and which he must not install. As some parents don’t know yet, many adult stars have their applications and they upload content on the apps.
- If you want to prevent your child to download such apps, you can control them here. You can also restrict “Deleting Apps” so your child can’t delete a certain application. Sometimes you have installed tracking apps on your child’s phone and this is to stop that from happening.
- You can control “In-Apps purchases” so your child accidentally doesn’t purchase anytime while using a gaming app. You can also set a “Required Password” to always so your child needs permission from you.
- In “Allowed Apps” you can control which app your child must use and must not use.
Now to block adult websites on iPhone “Content Restrictions.” The first option is “Ratings for” you can select it for your specific region. “Music, Podcast and News,” “Movies,” “TV series,” “Books” and “Apps” you can control everything here.
Here, in “Web Content” you can set the setting to “Always Allow” to “Never Allow.” In Always allow, you can add websites you want your child to access. In Never allow, you can Block all adult websites on your iPhone.
Since you have full control over “Allowed Store Content.” Your child will not be able to download any browser and stayed on Safari for searching.
With the safari new settings in your iPhone, you can block and restrict any adult content you don’t want your child to see. This will also help you to keep an eye on him. You can enable third-party cookies, change your search engine, and set safari or any browser you want to be the default.
You can block a single website you don’t want your child to visit. We can say that with the new safari setting on iPhone you can probably control everything you want with your device.
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Few of you guys may know these settings, but still, it was my job to cover Safari’s new update and settings on your iPhone or IPad. If this article helped you then please let me know in the comment section and share it with your friends.