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How To Bookmark on iPhone

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Bookmarks save users time by allowing them to create and save shortcuts to web pages so they can easily access them whenever they want. However, not many users know how to add bookmarks on their iPhones. 

Quick Answer

To add a bookmark on your iPhone, open Safari, go to a web page, and tap the share icon at the bottom of the screen. Select “Add Bookmark” from the pop-up menu, name the bookmark, and tap “Save” when done.

To make things easy for you, we took the time and prepared a comprehensive step-by-step guide on how to bookmark on your iPhone. We will also discuss adding bookmarks on social media apps.

Adding Bookmarks on iPhone

If you are unsure how to add a bookmark on your iPhone, our 3 step-by-step methods will help you accomplish your task without any trouble.

Method #1: Adding Bookmarks on Safari 

If you use an iPhone and want to add a bookmark on Safari, follow the steps below.

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Go to the web page you want to bookmark.
  3. Tap the blue share icon at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Tap “Add Bookmark”.
  5. Enter a name for the bookmark. 
  6. Tap “Save”.
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All Done!

Once you have added the bookmark, the web page will appear under “Favourites” on the Home page.

More Options

iPhone also allows you to bookmark a web page in Safari on your Home screen. 

1. Open Safari.
2. Navigate to your favorite page you want to save and bookmark.
3. Tap the blue share icon.
4. Tap “Add to Home Screen”. Enter a name for the bookmark.
5. Tap “Save”.

You will now be able to access a web page through your Home screen.

Method #2: Adding Bookmarks on Google Chrome

You can also add a bookmark on Google Chrome by using your iPhone with the help of these easy-to-follow steps.

  1. Tap Google Chrome.
  2. Go to the web page you want to bookmark.
  3. Tap the share icon at the right end of the address bar.
  4. Tap “Bookmark” from the pop-up menu.
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Opening Google Chrome Bookmarks

To access the saved web page, tap the three horizontal dots on the lower right corner of your screen and select “Bookmarks”> “Mobile Bookmarks”.

Method #3: Adding Bookmarks on Opera

If you want to add a bookmark in Opera using your iPhone, you can use these quick and simple steps.

  1. Open Opera.
  2. Navigate to your favorite page you want to save and bookmark.
  3. Tap the three lines icon.
  4. Tap the star icon at the top right corner of the pop-up menu.
  5. Enter a name for the bookmark.
  6. Tap “Add”.
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That’s It!

Once you have saved the bookmark, the web page will be added to Opera’s speed dial.

Edit Bookmarks on Opera

To edit a bookmark on Opera, follow the steps mentioned below.

1. Go to Opera’s speed dial.
2. Touch and hold the bookmark.
3. Tap “Edit” from the pop-up menu and enter the new bookmark name.
4. Tap “Save”.

You can also delete a bookmark by selecting “Remove” from the pop-up menu.

Adding Bookmarks to Social Media Apps on iPhone

If you are an iPhone user and want to add bookmarks to post on your social media apps, follow our 2 step-by-step methods to go through the entire process without any hassle.

Method #1: Adding Bookmarks on Facebook

To add a bookmark to a post on Facebook with your iPhone, follow the steps below.

  1. Open Facebook.
  2. Navigate to the post you want to bookmark.
  3. Tap the three horizontal dots above the post.
  4. Tap “Save post”.
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All Set!

The post will be added to the saved items list on your Facebook account.

Method #2: Adding Bookmarks on Instagram

If you want to bookmark a post on Instagram using your iPhone, you can do so with the following steps.

  1. Open Instagram.
  2. Navigate to the post you want to bookmark.
  3. Tap the bookmark icon under the post.
  4. To access the bookmarked post, tap your profile picture > three lines icon > “Saved”.
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Summary

In this write-up on how to bookmark on iPhone, we explored 3 different ways using which you can add bookmarks to the web browsers on your iOS device. We have also discussed saving posts on social media apps.

Hopefully, after going over this guide, you can now access your desired web pages quickly and conveniently. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Why won’t my Safari bookmarks sync?

If you cannot access Safari bookmarks on other Apple devices, check to see if sync is on for Safari. Go to Settings, tap your Apple ID, and select “iCloud”. Move the toggle next to “Safari” to the on position to turn on sync.  

Can I delete a Safari bookmark on my iPhone?

Yes. To do so, open the app and tap the blue book icon at the bottom of the screen. Locate the bookmark you want to remove, touch and hold it, and tap “Delete” from the pop-up menu.

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