How to Pin Safari on iPhone

If your iPhone is running on iOS 16 or later you won’t have a problem pinning your favourite tabs on the Safari browser to stay on top of them at all times until you choose to unpin them to return to the default. Well, here, you will learn how to pin Safari on iPhone.

We started seeing the green light that Apple is likely to bring some of the Mac features to the iPhone since iOS 15 was released.

Apple has since improved the iPhone OS tremendously over the years to make sure that the OS remain at the top. One of the features of the Mac that iPhone users cannot deny is the ability to PIN tabs on Safari.

This makes it easier to gain access to most of your important tabs without much stress or needing to go through the entire tabs on the browser.

How to Pin Safari on iPhone

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How to Pin Safari on iPhone

Pinning your Safari tabs gives you the ability to organize your opened tabs on the browser.  This is if your iPhone or iPad OS is iOS 15 or iPadOS 15 or later. All you have to do to pin tabs in Safari on iphone and iPad in iOS 16 is to press and hold the tab you want to PIN to stay on top of your favourite tab on the browser and tap “PIN Tab.” Once the tab is pinned all other tabs will be hidden and you can equally unpin the tab.

How to Pin Tabs on Safari iPhone

With the steps below you can explore to pin your favourite tabs on Safari browser on your iPhone.

  • Open the “Safari” browser on your “iPhone.”
  • Hit the “Tabs” at the bottom right to pop up all opened tabs.
  • Press and hold the “Tab” you want to “PIN.”
  • Tap on “Pin Tab” from the tab’s menu.
  • The tap will be pinned at the top right in the form of navigation.

You can click on the pinned tab to access it. Meanwhile, before now you can press and hold the address URL and select PIN from the menu to PIN the tab. However, this feature is missing on my iPhone 12 Pro Max (iOS 17.4).

How to Unpin Safari Tab

You don’t have to keep the same tab on your Safari browser once you are done with it. However, you can pin multiple tabs and at the same time, you can unpin tabs on the browser. So, here, we will discuss how to unpin the Safari tab.

  • Launch your “Safari” browser.
  • Tap on the “Tab” icon at the bottom right corner.
  • Press and hold the “PINNED” tab.
  • Wait a second for the browser and beep and let it go once the menu appears.
  • Tap “Unpin Tab.”

Once the tab has been unpinned you will see all opened tabs on the browser. You can repeat the process to PIN another tab and unpin it once you are done.

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