Turn a Safari Webpage into a
When you come across an
article or webpage that has great
information you want to save,
you can convert it into a PDF using Safari. To do this, simply open
your Safari browser and find the
webpage you want to save as
a PDF. Then, tap the Share icon
along the bottom center of the
screen and scroll through your
options until you see Create PDF.
Tap on it. A PDF version of the
webpage will pop up. You can tap
the marker icon in the upper right
corner to edit it and mark it up.
Once you’re done, tap the Share
icon in the lower left corner to share the PDF via Messages or
Mail, print the PDF, or save it to the Files app.
Easily Look Up Word
Safari puts an infinite amount
of information at your fingertips, including the definitions of
words! And iOS 11 has made
finding those definitions easier
than ever. Now when you type
the word “define” into Safari’s
search bar and follow it with
the word you want to look up,
you won’t even have to hit enter
before you see the word’s definition. The definition will automatically pop up as a top suggestion.
To see more details, simply tap
on the definition and you’ll imme-
diately be taken to a page where
you can view the definition of the word in greater detail.
Prevent Cross-Site Tracking
Ever noticed how when you
start researching a new product,
suddenly you see targeted ads
for that product popping up on
other websites? That’s due to
cross-site tracking, and if you like
your privacy (as most of us do),
then it’s a feature that probably
makes you a bit uncomfortable.
You’ll be happy to know then that
Apple’s latest update has added
a bunch of new security features,
including the ability to prevent
companies from tracking your
browsing habits. If you want to
prevent targeted ads and make
it harder for advertisers to gather
your data, just go to Settings > Safari and then toggle on
Prevent Cross-Site Tracking.
Track Your Friend’s Flight
Here’s a tip you’ll love next
time you’re picking up a friend or
family member from the airport.
Similar to how you can easily
look up word definitions using
Safari’s search bar, iOS 11 now
allows you to easily track flight
statuses too. All you have to do is
type in the airline name and flight
number in the search bar and the
flight information will automatically pop up as a top suggestion.
If you need to see more flight
information, tap on the sugges-
tion. From here, you can view
the flight’s information in greater
detail, including its duration, flight
path, and even directions to the airport where it’ll be arriving.
Use Automatic Reader Mode
on Specific Sites
Reader Mode in Safari makes
webpages easier to read by re-
moving advertisements and other
distracting content. With iOS 11,
users can choose to automatically
enable Reader Mode on select
(or all) websites using Automatic
Reader View. That means you’ll no
longer have to manually enable
Reader Mode every time you visit
a site. To do this, just long press
the Reader Mode icon in the top
left corner of a webpage (next to
the search bar). From here, you
can automatically use Reader
View every time you open that
specific webpage, or you can choose to automatically enable
Reader Mode on all compatible sites.