How to Find & Search the Safari Reading List on Your iPhone & iPad

When you make a Reading List in the Safari browser or app, you can save articles and webpages to keep reading later, even offline. Here's how to find and access the Safari Reading List on your iPhone and iPad, so you never lose your saved articles.

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If you've saved webpages and articles to a Reading List in the Safari browser to read later, you'll need to know how to find your Reading List! We've already gone over how to use Safari Reader Mode to read articles without ads. Now, let's go over how to find the Reading List on your iPhone and iPad, so you can keep reading the webpages and articles you've saved, whether you're on or offline.

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How to Access & Search the Safari Reading List on Your iPhone & iPad

We've gone over how to save articles from the Safari browser to a reading list on your iPhone or iPad. Now, let's cover how to find the Reading List on your iPhone or iPad, so you can read the articles and webpages you've saved for on or offline reading. *Note: to read articles from your Reading List offline, you'll need to enable the option in your Safari Settings. For more great tutorials about navigating the web on your iPhone and iPad, check out our free Tip of the Day.

After you've added articles to your Reading List in Safari:

  1. Open the Safari app on your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Tap the Bookmarks icon.

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  3. Tap the Glasses icon.
  4. Now, you'll see all the web pages and articles in your Reading List.

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  5. Tap an article to open and read it. Swipe left and tap Delete if you don't want to read the article again. 
  6. Swipe right and tap Mark Read if you want to keep the entry to read again later. 

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  7. Tap Done at the bottom of the page when you're done browsing your Reading List.
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Leanne Hays

Leanne Hays is an SEO Content Strategist and Feature Writer at iPhone Life, and has written hundreds of in-depth how-to and troubleshooting articles. She's a former Associate Editor for iPhone Life magazine, and has written for the Iowa Source, as well as web content for education marketing. Leanne has an associate's degree in education, with a focus on curriculum development, as well as a bachelor's degree in science. She has over nine years of experience with SEO, social media management, and web development and writing. Despite years of web work, Leanne is by no means an early adapter; she's only owned a smartphone for five years, which makes her highly sympathetic to the learning curve of new iPhone owners. She enjoys making reader's lives easier and putting her education experience to work by walking them through the most practical ways to use Apple devices, step-by-step.

In off-work hours, Leanne is a mother of two, homesteader, audiobook fanatic, musician, and learning enthusiast.