Along with FaceTime, Safari has gained the most attention in iOS 15. The updated user interface, the stylish label set, and performance-defined Web extensions further strengthen Safari’s reputation as a world-class browser. With Safari on the Mac, I am happy that there are finally extensions on the iPhone and iPad. So when you’re ready to take advantage of this new feature, here’s how to install the Safari web extension in iOS 15 on iPhone and iPad.
How to Install Safari Extensions on iPhone and iPad
Before jumping straight into the steps, let’s first find out more about Safari extensions!
What is Safari Web Extension and Why Should You Care for It?
Wouldn’t it be better if you could access all saved passwords directly from Safari instead of digging through the password manager settings? Wouldn’t it be great if you could activate dark mode in Safari (not all websites support dark mode) and you could also start annotations directly from the browser? You will most likely like these add-ons, because they not only save you valuable time, but also improve your work efficiency. Whether it is a professional or an ordinary person.
Install Safari Extension in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15
Installing extensions in Safari on iOS 15 or iPadOS 15 is very simple. For convenience, you can use Apple to find and install extensions directly in Safari settings. Yes, you are great! So please follow the steps below:
- Launch the Settings app on your iPhone and scroll down to Safari.
2. Now, choose the “Extensions” options and tap on “More Extensions“.
3. After that, explore the Safari extensions available on the App Store and download your favorite ones.
Or, you can open the App Store on your iPhone or iPad. Then find “Safari Extensions”, select the one you want, and install it like any other application.
Use Safari Extensions on iPhone and iPad
After installing the extension, open Safari and click the button on the toolbar (a round button with three dots). Now find the network extension and select it from the toolbar. Allow him to access specific permissions when prompted. Finished, you can use it to do your homework.
Manage Safari Extensions in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15
The Safari web extension is also easy to manage. Therefore, if you don’t want to use the extension, you can turn it off.
- Open the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad and choose Safari.
2. Now, select Extensions. Then, turn off/ on the toggle next to a specific extension to choose whether you want to use it on your iPhone’s Safari browser or not.
A Plethora of Safari Extensions Coming to iOS 15 This Fall
As often happens with new features, the Safari web extension will be generally available in iOS 15 over time. Everything now depends on the developers, and it will be interesting to see how quickly they can get your extension on the iPhone. And iPad, I think the first web extensions are likely to be those already available in Safari for macOS.
The popular password management application 1Password introduces an elegant Safari extension for iPhone and iPad. The implemented extension enables users to manage their passwords directly from the browser. According to the preview, the Safari extension will be very popular with iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 users.
Make the Most of Safari Extensions on iPhone and iPad
Hope you have previewed how the Safari web extension works on iPhone and iPad. One aspect of iPadOS that has always been criticized is the lack of a powerful browser. However, IPadOS 15 still has a lot to offer. All in all, the introduction of the Safari web extension works well for iPad users. By the way, what do you think of the redesigned Safari browser in iOS 15? More importantly, do you want to try network expansion? Write your valuable thoughts in the comments section below.
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