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How to Display the iPad’s Safari Bookmarks Bar


Would you like to conveniently access your favorite bookmarks from Safari on your iPad? You can, by showing the Bookmarks Bar in Safari. By default the Safari browser window only displays the address bar, commonly used commands and the search bar. You can access your Bookmarks by tapping on the Bookmarks icon, but you can also get to your most frequently accessed bookmarks by tapping on the links contained in the Bookmarks Bar. The how-to below will show you how enable this very useful feature.

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Enable the Safari Bookmarks Bar in the iPad

1. Tap on Settings from the Home Screen.

Enable Safari Bookmarks Bar for iPad

2. Tap on Safari in the Settings pane.

3. Toggle ON the Always Show Bookmarks Bar switch.

Enable the Safari Bookmarks Bar in the iPad

Next time you launch Safari with your iPad, you will notice that the Bookmarks Bar will be displayed.

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Originally posted Apr 04, 2010

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  • Hush

    Didn’t work. Still no bookmarks shown. Safari sucks.