Add and View a Bookmark on iPhone 5

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So you visit these Web pages almost daily on your iPhone 5 and don't want to type everything all over again every time you open your browser. You simply want your browser to remember those pages so that whenever you want to access them, they should be just a click away. Here comes the role of 'Bookmark.' It is an essential feature of every modern browser even Safari has it. If you are in quest of how to add and view bookmarks on iPhone 5 then you you must go straight down to the instructions below.

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Add a bookmark on iPhone 5

You can add a bookmark on your phone by following the steps below:

  1. 1
    Tap on the Safari icon from the phone's Home screen.
    B1 From the Home screen tap SAFARI.PNG
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  2. 2
    Tap on the web address bar located on the upper portion of the browser.
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  3. 3
    Enter the desired website and tap on Go to load the page.
    Wait for the site to completely load.
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  4. 4
    Tap on the Actions icon from the site's page.
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  5. 5
    You will be shown a list of possible actions.
    Tap the Bookmark icon.
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  6. 6
    Enter the desired Bookmark name.
    When you are done, you can tap on Save to save the page to your Bookmark list.
    6 Enter the required bookmark name, then tap Save..PNG
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  7. 7
    A bookmark should be successfully added to your bookmark list.
    7 A bookmark has now been added..PNG
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View a bookmark on iPhone 5

You can view a bookmark on your phone by following the steps below:

  1. 1
    Tap on the Safari icon from the phone's Home screen.
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  2. 2
    Tap on the Actions icon from your Safari browser.
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  3. 3
    You will be shown a list of possible actions.
    Tap the Bookmark icon.
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  4. 4
    Under Bookmark menu, tap on Bookmark list to see the list of all sites bookmarked on your phone.
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  5. 5
    Choose your desired bookmarked site and page and you will be taken to the site.
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How to Best Use Bookmarks

  1. 1
    Create clear categories.
    The way you categorize bookmarks can make a lot of difference in terms of how organized you will be in using them. Think of common things about your bookmarks and create individual categories for those.
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    Put an accurate title to every bookmark.
    Sometimes, just naming it according to the website may be confusing. If you prefer, you can particularly write a title for each so that you know exactly what you are looking at. There are times when website names do not actually describe what it contains. Therefore, if you follow that, you may not be able to understand exactly what type of bookmark is that.
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    Make use of subcategories.
    This will keep you further organized, especially if your main category is very huge.
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Questions and Answers

Not able to bookmark in iPhone 5S?

Not able to bookmark in iPhone 5S. I have tried: I entered URL

  • If you are unable to create a bookmark even when finding and tapping the icon with the square and arrow pointing up, then you might have an old version of iOS. Either update it or perform a workaround: as soon as you tap on the icon with the square and arrow, tap on "Add Bookmark" (or scroll left and right to tap "More" if "Add Bookmark is not there), and then enter the name and do not tap on "DONE"! Tap on the keyboard icon instead, and it should fix the problem.
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  • After you open the site, swipe up so that the menu appears at the bottom. Tap on the square icon with an arrow. Then, try finding either "More", "Bookmark" or "Add Bookmark".

How do I get American Century Investments as a bookmark? It won't appear on my home screen?

I cannot get a bookmark for American Century Investments.. I have tried: I have tried everything as I was directed to do via a link using Safari.

Now, the process is a bit different. When you are on the page, scroll the page up. Tap on the sharing icon (the square with an arrow up), and then, at the bottom, swipe the icon rows left and right until you find "Add to Home Screen". If you still do not see the option, tap on "More", which has an icon of an ellipsis.

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I don't know what the actions icon looks like?

I don't know what the actions icon looks like. I want to create a bookmark on my new iPhone 5S

As soon as you enter the site name and load it in Safari, you need to scroll the page up, even if it is at the top. The bookmark icon will be a square with an arrow pointing upwards. Then, tap on "Add Bookmark".

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How can I bookmark a website on my iPhone 5?

The directions on the internet do not apply.. I have tried: Following the directions, but I don't see an "action" icon. I think it was caused by: ?

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How can I save a bookmark in safari iPhone?

How can I save a bookmark in safari iPhone

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When I tap on the actions icon I see an add bookmark icon but no other bookmark icon?

I am trying to access my favorites on my new 5S iPhone

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I do not see an action icon after pressing the Safari?

I can not view bookmarks. When I press on Safari, there is nothing to indicate how to get to my bookmarks. I have tried: There is nothing to try. There is no action items. I think it was caused by: Nothing

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View a webpage that's a favorite?

What do you do after having pressed Safari on iPhone please. I have tried: Looked at your site. I think it was caused by: Ignorance

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