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How to Move Safari Search Bar to the Top in iPhone [iOS 16]

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Safari browser comes with more customization features. It allows users to change the text size, set backgrounds, block websites, and more. In addition, the Safari browser can sync bookmarks, tabs, and history to iCloud-associated devices. With the iOS 15 update, the search bar of the iPhone Safari browser has been moved to the bottom. Many users found it difficult because they have been familiar with the design where the search bar is on top of previous iOS versions. You can easily move the search bar to the top of the Safari browser in two different ways. Before moving into the steps, ensure to update the iPhone to the iOS 16.0 or later version.

How to Move Safari Search bar to the Top on iPhone

1. Open the Safari browser on your iPhone.

2. Visit any website of your preference.

3. Tap the aA icon on the left side of the address bar.

4. Next, click on Show Top Address Bar from the options.

Show Top Address Bar

That’s it! Now, you can notice the search bar at the top of your Safari browser.

How to Move Safari Search Bar to Top using iPhone Settings

1. Launch Settings on your iPhone.

2. Click on Safari from the list of settings.

3. Hover over the Tabs section and select the Single Tab option.

Move Safari Address Bar to Top

Now, the search bar will be moved to the top of the Safari browser, as you have seen before.

If you face any issues in moving the address bar, clear the cache on Safari and repeat the steps again.

How to Move Safari Search Bar Back to the Bottom

1. Run the Safari browser on your iPhone.

2. Visit a website of your wish.

3. Click the aA icon on the left side of the search bar.

4. From the list of options, select Show Bottom Tab Bar.

Show bottom Tab Bar

It will move the search bar of the Safari browser back to the bottom of the screen.

Using iPhone Settings

1. Go to the iPhone Settings.

2. Select the Safari app from the list.

3. Under the Tabs section, choose the Tab Bar.

Move Safari Address Bar to Bottom

Finally, the search bar will be moved to the bottom of the Safari browser. You can easily change the position of the Safari browser’s search bar to the top or bottom based on your preferences.

How to Hide the ToolBar / Search Bar on Safari

1. Open the Safari browser and go to any website.

2. Click on the aA option on the search bar.

3. Select Hide Toolbar. The search bar will now disappear.

move safari safari search bar to the top

You can start using the Toolbar by selecting the URL at the bottom of the page.

Other Customization Features on Safari

Safari has a few customization features for iPhone.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Where is the address bar in Safari?

On devices with iOS 15 & above, the Safari address bar will be at the bottom of the screen. On the previous versions of iOS, the Safari address bar is at the top of the browser.

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