How do I add an extension to Safari on my iPhone?

Answered by Michael Wilson

To add an extension to Safari on your iPhone, follow these steps:

1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
2. Scroll down and tap on “Safari” to access Safari’s settings.
3. In the Safari settings, you will find an option called “Extensions.” Tap on it.

Now, you will be able to browse and add Safari extensions. Here’s how:

1. In the Extensions section, you will see a list of installed extensions. If you haven’t added any extensions yet, the list will be empty.
2. Tap on the “More Extensions” button. This will take you to the App Store, where you can browse through the available extensions for Safari.
3. Explore the different extensions by scrolling through the list. You can use the search bar at the top to find a specific extension.
4. When you find an extension you want to add, tap on it to open its App Store page.
5. On the App Store page, review the description, screenshots, and ratings to get an idea of the extension’s features and quality.
6. If the extension is free, you will see a “Get” button. Tap on it to download and install the extension. If the extension is not free, you will see the price instead of the “Get” button. Tap on the price to purchase and install the extension.
7. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process. You may need to enter your Apple ID password or use Touch ID/Face ID for authentication.
8. Once the extension is installed, it will appear in the Extensions section of Safari settings. You can enable or disable the extension by toggling the switch next to its name.

It’s worth noting that not all extensions available for Safari on Mac are available for iOS. The selection of extensions for iOS is more limited. However, you can still find useful extensions for tasks like ad-blocking, password management, and productivity enhancements.

Adding extensions to Safari can enhance your browsing experience by providing additional functionality and customization options. Experiment with different extensions to find the ones that best suit your needs and preferences.