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How to Install Safari Extensions in iOS 15 on iPhone and iPad

The redesigned user interface, nifty tabs group, and web extensions have further enhanced Safari to a top-notch browser. As many of us love using a browser extension in Safari on Mac, now you can finally have extensions on iPhone and iPad. If you are ready, let’s learn how to install Safari web extensions in iOS 15 on iPhone and iPad.

How to Install Safari Extensions on iPhone and iPad

Before knowing how to install Safari web extensions in iOS 15 on iPhone and iPad, let’s find out more about safari extensions!

What is Safari Web Extension and Why Should You Care for It?

Web extensions are very lightweight software programs developed to provide a customized browsing experience. Web extensions are built on web technologies such as JavaScript, CSS, and HTML extensions that enhance a browser.

Install Safari Extension in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15

Safari on iOS 15 or iPadOS 15 is a very easy installation process. Apple allows you to browse and install extensions from Safari settings. To install the Safari extensions in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, follow the steps below:

1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone and scroll down to Safari.

2. Now, click on the “Extensions” options and then click on “More Extensions“.

3. After that, browse the Safari extensions available on the App Store and download your favorite ones.

You can also open the App Store on your iPhone or iPad. After that, you can also search for the “Safari extensions”, pick the one you like, and install it like any other app.

Use Safari Extensions on iPhone and iPad

Once you have installed the Safari extensions, now open Safari and click on the toolbar button (a circular button with three dots inside). Now, you have to find the web extension and then select it in the toolbar. If any prompt comes, allow it to access permissions. Once you have done it, now you can use it to perform your tasks.

Manage Safari Extensions in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15

Managing the Safari web extensions is also very much easy. So, if you ever don’t want to use an extension, you can simply disable it.

1. 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 it is a new feature, Safari web extensions will take some time before they become available in iOS 15.

A well-known password manager app has been teased on Safari extension for iPhone and iPad. For we can tell based on the teaser only, Safari extensions are going to be very popular among iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 users.

Make the Most of Safari Extensions on iPhone and iPad

Hopefully, you have got many ideas about how Safari web extensions work on iPhone and iPad. By the way, what’s your take on the all-new redesigned Safari browser in iOS 15. More importantly, would you like to try out web extensions? Be sure to share your invaluable thoughts in the comments section below.


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