iOS 15: Steps To Get and Activate Safari Extensions on iPhone and iPad

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Since Apple launched iOS 15 at the recent WWDC event, it has been the buzz of the town. The business showed us the new operating system, as well as a slew of new features that it will provide. The ability to use extensions within Safari is one of these much-hyped capabilities.

That’s correct! Third-party extensions will now be supported in the mobile version of Safari. This will enable you to add services and features to your browser to improve your browsing experience. Extensions can help you change the appearance of a website, take notes, bookmark pages, find deals, track your activity, and much more. The options are limitless.

So if you too would like to use Safari extensions on your iOS 15 device, then here’s how you can get started:

 

How to get Safari Extensions from the App Store

To find all of the Safari extensions currently available on the App Store, follow the instructions below. Then, using the instructions below, enable the extensions on your device.

Scroll down and tap on ‘Safari’ in the ‘Settings’ app.

To find all of the Safari extensions currently available on the App Store, follow the instructions below. Then, using the instructions below, enable the extensions on your device.

Scroll down and tap on ‘Safari‘ in the ‘Settings‘ app.

 

Scroll down to the ‘General’ section and tap on ‘Extensions’.

Tap on ‘More Extensions’.

You will now be taken to the App Store, where you can locate all of the Safari extensions that are currently accessible to the general public. Simply tap and install the selected extension within Safari, just like you would any other software from the App Store.

After you’ve installed the program, follow the steps below to activate the extensions in Safari.

Activate a third party Safari Extension

Safari must must be activated before third-party extensions can be used. Depending on the extension, you may need to take further steps to get it running properly within Safari once it’s been launched. To get started, go to the instructions below.

To begin, open the app you downloaded on your device and follow the on-screen instructions.

For this example, we’ll use the ‘Bolt’ ad blocker, and as you can see, we’ll need to download filter lists first before activating the extension in Safari. To do so, go to the top right and tap the ‘Download’ symbol.

Once the necessary files have been downloaded, close the app and open the ‘Settings’ app. Scroll down and tap on ‘Safari’.

Now tap on ‘Extensions’ in the General section.

Tap and enable the desired toggles for the recently installed extensions.

That’s all there is to it! Safari should now have the extensions enabled.

We hope that this guide has helped you become more comfortable with Safari extensions on iOS. If you run into any problems or have any further queries, please leave them in the comments section below.