How to Save Your Safari Reading List for Offline Viewing with iOS 11

In Safari on iPhone, you can add an article you come across to your Reading List, which makes it easy to come back later and read all of the articles you saved. But with iOS 11, you can tell Safari to save those article so that you can read them even if you’re offline. This is an easily overlooked feature that’s actually really cool. Here’s how to save your Safari Reading list for offline viewing with iOS 11 on iPhone.

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To save an article to your Reading List in Safari, you simply tap the Share icon and select Add to Reading List. You access your Reading List by tapping the icon at the bottom that looks like an open book. Then select the glasses icon to view your Reading List. Tap an article to read it. But, if you want to be able to read those articles even when you’re offline and without internet, you’ll need to visit the Settings app.

How to Save Your Safari Reading List for Offline Viewing with iOS 11How to Save Your Safari Reading List for Offline Viewing with iOS 11

How to Save Your Safari Reading List for Offline Viewing

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Tap Safari.
  • Near the bottom, under Reading List, toggle on Automatically Save Offline.

How to Save Your Safari Reading List for Offline Viewing with iOS 11How to Save Your Safari Reading List for Offline Viewing with iOS 11

That’s all there is to it!

 
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Conner Carey holds a bachelor's in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing and resides in Fairfield, Iowa. When she's not writing, you can find her singing jazz or lifting weights. Her personal blog is currently under construction, but you can follow her on Instagram @connerleecarey.