1. mperkel's Avatar
    Just discovered this by accident.

    On iOS 5:

    On Safari, hold down the + sign you use to open new tab.
    A list of Recently Close Tabs comes up.

    Very useful!
    10-10-2011 01:57 PM
  2. MustangLife's Avatar
    I wished the iphone would have gotten tabbed browsing like the Ipad did on ios5. Doesn't make since some of the features being on 1 and not the other.
    10-10-2011 08:18 PM
  3. diamonddialogue's Avatar
    Well I think that's the point.

    Apple needs each device to have it's own set of features while still sharing the same iOS. This provides incentive to purchase two devices (iPhone and iPad, for example). I'm going to say that it's worked, because since iOS 5, I wouldn't let my iPad or my iPhone go.

    The tabbed browsing feature would be cool for iPhone, but I imagine they knew that as small as the screen is, it may provide a less than comfortable way to surf the web. At least we can open pages and keep others running behind it.
    10-10-2011 08:29 PM
  4. Timhewitt's Avatar
    Using up space in the small screen for browsing tabs makes no sense.
    10-10-2011 08:34 PM
  5. Massie's Avatar
    Does that action bring up Recently Closed Tabs (aka Pages) on the iPhone? I could use that.
    10-10-2011 09:10 PM
  6. davjaxn's Avatar
    There is already enough waited space in Safari on iPhone so I would think that taps would just take up more space. Not to mention how difficult it could be to select the teeny tiny tabs with a finger!
    10-10-2011 09:27 PM
  7. Dennisgarcia's Avatar
    Where is this + sign in the safari tab browser I cannot find it? I'm on GM IOS 5 how do I find it
    10-10-2011 09:28 PM
  8. ghostface147's Avatar
    iPad only........
    10-10-2011 09:38 PM
  9. MustangLife's Avatar
    Where is this + sign in the safari tab browser I cannot find it? I'm on GM IOS 5 how do I find it
    Its IPad only
    10-11-2011 03:18 AM
  10. gregorypleau's Avatar
    Really I'm perfectly fine with how multiple pages are handled under Safari on iPhone. Hitting the little icon in the bottom right to switch active pages works fine for me, and I don't really want to give up the screen real estate for a list of active tabs. Makes perfect sense on the larger iPad display but not on the iPhone one.
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    10-11-2011 09:44 AM