How to Share Web Articles without Ads on an iPhone or iPad Using Reader View

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This article will tell you how to share web articles without ads using Reader View on an iPhone or iPad. When you turn on Reader View in Safari on an iPhone or iPad, you can enjoy articles without the clutter of ads and menus. Better yet, you can also share this ad-free reading mode version of an article with friends. If you are using the Safari browser to read an article from a website that offers Reader View, you can send friends the ad-free version of the article by sharing it via email (but unfortunately not text or social media.) Here’s how to use this convenient Safari setting to share web articles without the ads on the iPhone or iPad.

Related: How to Save Articles to Read Later in Safari on iPhone

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How to Share Web Articles without the Ads

  1. Enter Reader View in Safari by tapping the AA symbol at the left of the URL bar then selecting Show Reader View. If the menu option is not there, Reader View is not available for that web page.
  2. Tap the share icon at the bottom of the screen.


     
  3. Select Mail, enter a recipient, and send the email.
  4. The images and text of the article will be sent in the body of the email along with a link to the original article.

    Tap mail

 

This is also a great way to directly send someone an article without them needing to open a link.

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Sarah Kingsbury

Sarah Kingsbury is the Senior Web Editor and SEO Content Manager at iPhone Life. She manages the web editorial team and oversees all web and newsletter content. A long-time Apple enthusiast, Sarah can't live without her iPhone, Macbook Air, HomePod, Apple TV, or Apple Watch. As the original contributor to the iPhone Life Tip of the Day Newsletter, she wrote hundreds of iPhone how-tos to help users master their iPhones. It's safe to say that she has written or edited every tip published on iPhoneLife.com! In her 20 years of editing and writing, Sarah has done everything from working as the associate editor of the Iowa Source magazine to developing recipes and reviewing cookbooks for a vegetarian cooking website. But teaching people how to use their Apple devices is her favorite job so far.