Tag Archives: Apple Safari

How can I switch my default search engine on my iPhone?

Google is the default search engine on your iPhone or an iPad. Safari on your device will always use the selected default search engine while searching online. This can be changed in your settings. You have 4 options to choose as your search engine.

  • Google
  • Yahoo
  • Bing – Microsoft’s search engine
  • DuckDuckGo –  search engine that doesn’t track you

Private Browsing in Safari – Surf in Stealth Mode

Apple Safari browser has a private browsing feature that lets you to browse in stealth mode. This feature is similar to Internet Explorer 8’s InPrivate Browsing, Google Chrome’s Incognito and Firefox 3.1 Private Browsing Mode. What does private browsing mean exactly? Private browsing feature stops recording the sites you visit. No browsing information is added to the history, auto fill, downloads window or anything. It won’t save or cache any personal information you enter on online forms you fill out or page history (pages you visit), as if you were never there.

How to Delete History and Top Sites in Apple Safari

Safari Top Site feature is one cool feature, which tracks the sites you browse and presents history thumbnails on a single page. You can customize the display by pinning a favorite site to a specific location in the grid.

If you ever want to clear the clear Top Sites List, and delete the browsing history in safari, follow the steps;