iOS 15: how to keep the old Safari interface on iPhone?
The iOS 15 update comes with a change in the interface of Safari on iPhone. Apple has notably relocated the search bar at the top of the screen. To go back, and not change your habits, just follow the tutorial below.
Apple has just launched the rollout of the iOS 15 update to all compatible iPhones. The update includes a series of new features, such as spatial audio on FaceTime or the SharePlay function. The Cupertino giant also offers Safari a daring new design.
Apple now sets the search bar at the bottom of the screen with tools like tabs, favorites and history access. To switch from one tab to another, just swipe the touchscreen with your finger.
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How to keep Safari’s design after iOS 15 update?
This new location is more convenient to use Safari with one hand, especially on larger iPhones, such as the iPhone 12 Pro Max or the iPhone 13 Pro Max. Apple has also skipped the usual Safari colorway. From now on, the web browser is based on the color of the interface of the web pages consulted. This mode is intended to be more immersive.
However, this drastic change is not to the liking of all iPhone users. Some prefer to stick to their ways and keep the traditional interface from the web browser, with the search bar and all the control buttons at the top of the touch screen.
Fortunately, Apple therefore allows rediscover the old Safari design, even on iPhones that have upgraded to iOS 15. To cancel this change, just follow the steps below:
- See you in the Settings from your iPhone
- Go to Safari (between FaceTime and Bourse)
- Go to the section Tabs
- Check the layout Single Tab to return the search bar to the top
- Uncheck Allow coloring of websites so that Safari regains its original color
Note that it is also possible to go back to the old layout directly from the Safari interface. To do this, simply press the aA button at the bottom left of the screen. A menu will then appear on the iPhone screen. Just choose Show Top Tab Bar. To put the bar back down, click aA again.