How to Show the Favorites Bar in Safari on the iPad 2

Bookmarks are a helpful way to quickly navigate to your favorites sites on an iPad. One way to find your favorite bookmarks is by touching the book icon at the top of the Safari browser, then select the Favorites option and open the site that you want to visit. But you can make this even faster by adding your favorites bar to the top of the screen.

The steps in this article will show you how to find the setting that you need to change so your favorites are displayed at the top of Safari, under the address bar. You can then simply touch one of the sites listed in the Favorites bar to go to the page.


Display Favorites Bar in Safari on an iPad

The steps in this article were performed in iOS 8, on an iPad 2. These steps may vary in earlier versions of the operating system.


Step 1: Tap the Settings icon.

touch the settings icon



Step 2: Select the Safari option in the column at the left side of the screen.

select safari in the left column



Step 3: Touch the button to the right of Show Favorites Bar.

touch the button to the right of show favorites bar



Would you like to be able to used tabs in Safari on your iPad, but can’t figure out how? Read here to find out how to modify Safari so that you can take advantage of tabbed browsing.

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