How to Text Message a Web Page Link on the iPhone 5

One of the greatest things about a smartphone is the ability to perform various tasks from a mobile device, such as your iPhone 5. So if you want to check a Web page, send an email or create a text message, all of the capabilities exist on one device. Plus most of these things can work in conjunction with one another, making it possible to share links to Web pages with other people. We have previously shown you how to email links from the Chrome app on the iPhone 5, but there are other ways to share links to Web pages on the iPhone 5. So read below to learn the steps needed to text message a link to a Web page from the Safari app on your iPhone 5.

 

Message a Link from Safari on the iPhone 5

 

You can send a link to anyone that can receive text messages, but it might not be a clickable link on every type of device. Newer devices, such as iPhones and Android devices, will be able to click text messaged links, but older devices may not have that capability. These recipients will still receive the text version of the link, but it may not be clickable.

 

Step 1: Tap the Safari icon to open the browser.

Open the Safari app

Open the Safari app

 

Step 2: Navigate to the Web page that you want to share via text message.

 

Step 3: Tap the Share icon at the bottom of the screen.

Select the Share icon

Select the Share icon

 

Step 4: Select the Message option.

Tap the Message option

Tap the Message option

 

Step 5: Tap inside the To field at the top of the screen, then start typing the name of the contact or the phone number of the person to whom you want to share the link.

Enter the contact info into the To field, then hit the Send button

Enter the contact info into the To field, then hit the Send button

 

Step 6: Tap the Send button to transmit the message.

 

Note that you can type additional information in the message after the link, but it is important to leave a space between the end of the link and the beginning of the additional information.

 

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