3 Replies Latest reply: Apr 16, 2009 5:43 PM by r.cloud
LIPhotoman Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)
I am used to using Safari on my Mac, and now recently got an iPhone, but having trouble using Safari.
I cannot find certain buttons that are on the browser, such as a HOME button to take me to my home page, a RELOAD button, a STOP buton to stop a page loading.

Also, when I do open Safari, it opens to whatever website I last had loaded. How do I get it to open to my homepage all the time?

Thanks
  • 1. Re: Safari Buttons Missing?
    r.cloud Level 3 Level 3 (810 points)
    The iPhone opens the last page you where at there is no "homepage" per se. Just set a bookmark for what you want to be your homepage and before you finish surfing click on that so the next time you open it will come to that page.

    To reload a page
    In the address bar there is a small circular arrow click this

    To stop a page loading
    In the address bar while a page is loading there is a small cross click this
  • 2. Re: Safari Buttons Missing?
    Allan Sampson Level 10 Level 10 (123,340 points)
    As already provided, Safari on the iPhone does not include a home page selection and home button.

    In addition to creating a bookmark for your homepage, you can create a webclip for the URL for your chosen home page which will be placed on your iPhone's home screen as an icon.

    With the website loaded that you want for your home page, at the bottom select the + icon. Options are; Add Bookmark, Add to Home Screen, Mail Link to this Page, Cancel.

    Select Add to Home Screen.

    Enter a name for your home page in the space provided and select Add.

    When you want to go to your home page with Safari, select the webclip icon for your home page on your iPhone's Home screen.
  • 3. Re: Safari Buttons Missing?
    r.cloud Level 3 Level 3 (810 points)
    In fact what Allan suggested is what we do for new iPhone signups. We open our companies webportal with Safari then create a webclip for this webportal and put that onto the bar at the bottom of the home screen as opposed to having the Safari icon so that way each time our customers use that it takes them to our portal first (as the data through that site is un-metered whereas standard Internet is chargeable data).