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Enable Readers Mode in Safari browser on iPhone & iPad

Looking to enable reader view in the Safari browsing app? Learn how to enhance readability by activating the reading mode for web pages in the browser.

The Safari browser offers an option to switch to reader mode for the text to be displayed in a simplified format. You can customize the background color, font, and text size in reader-view mode.

The readers modified automatically disable the ads and unwanted design elements, which can cause a distraction while reading.

In this guide, we have shared the steps to enable the reading view in the Apple Safari.

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Enable the Reader View

You can easily enable the reader’s view with a single tap on the Show Reader View within the URL bar. Here are the steps to enable:

  1. Launch the Safari app on iPhone or iPad.
  2. Open the website URL that you want to request to show the reader view
  3. Tap on the AA icon within the URL bar.
  4. From the available list, select the Show Reader View option.
    Show Readers View in Safari iPhone or iPad

It will enable the readers to view any textual content or blog post within the Safari browser, including news websites.

For better readability, you can customize the display text size, font type, and background color.

Customize Readers View in Safari iPhone or iPad

You can quickly turn off the reader’s view from the same option where you’ve enabled it. It will switch back to normal website mode.

Bottom Line

We can enable the reader view for text-heavy page and customize the background color and fonts and adjust the font size.

The reading mode removes the ads and other design customization, making it clean to read.

Similarly, you can enable the reader view for site in Safari on Mac. The browser offers the option to change the background color, font, and text size in reader mode.

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Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza is a Google Certified Analytics & IT Professional, Digital Content Creator, and Go-To Digital Marketer with an 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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