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Add Page to Reading List for Offline Access in Chrome on iPhone & iPad

Do you want to add the Page URL to the Reading List in Chrome app? Learn how to save pages to the Reading List for offline access later.

Chrome browser offers a Reading List feature, where you can add page links that you want to read later.

These added pages are auto-downloaded along with images and content, which can be viewed offline or without an internet connection.

In this guide, we have shared the steps to save the page to the reading list for offline access in the Google Chrome app.

Add a Page to the Reading List

The page added to the reading list in the Chrome app auto-downloads the content and stores it for later use. We can access this downloaded page without the internet. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Launch the Chrome App on your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Open a web page for offline reading.
  3. Tap on the Share apple share icon icon for options.
  4. Select the Read Later option from the list.
    Chrome iPhone Read Later option commandThe page will be added to the Reading List tab.
    Added to Reading List pop-up in Chrome iOS
  5. Now, tap on More horizontal 3-dots icon at the bottom for the options menu.
  6. Select the Reading List options menu from the list.
    Downloaded Reading List Web Pages in Chrome iOSIt will display all the pages added to the reading list.
  7. Tap and hold the page for more Page options.
  8. Select the View Offline Version in New Tab from the options list.
    View Offline Version in New Tab in Chrome iOS Reading ListIt will open the reading list page in offline mode.

You won’t need the internet to read the offline page.

Remove Pages from Reading List

If you wish to remove a page from your reading list that you no longer need it. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Tap on More horizontal 3-dots icon and select the Reading List options menu
    Chrome iOS Options Menu and Settings Tab
  3. Hit on the Edit command bottom.
  4. Select the checkbox in the Reading List.
  5. Tap the Delete command button.
    Delete Website Page URL from the Chrome Reading List

The selected page will be removed from the reading list, and the offline download will be cleared from the storage.

Bottom Line

The reading list or read later is a feature that allows us to continue reading the pending articles or web pages. Unlike bookmarks, the reading list will auto-download the pages for offline access.

Similarly, we can download the web page for offline reading in Chrome on our computer. We can open these pages in the browser and access them without the internet.

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Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza is a Google Certified IT Professional, Digital Content Creator, and Go-To Digital Marketer with Engineering Degree. He has over a decade of experience solving tech problems, troubleshooting, and innovating digital solutions. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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