How to Disable Safari Link Previews on iPad and iPhone

Web page preview pop-up is a frustrating thing for many users when they are opening a new tab. Well, this happens to everyone, but it is easy to disable the preview link in the Safari of iPad and iPhone. In iPad and iPhone, Safari is the default and the safest browser that can be used. You don’t need to install this browser because it is preinstalled on every iPhone and iPad. The majority of users who use iPad and iPhone prefer to use Safari over Chrome. The link preview feature in Safari is a cool feature that provides you a peek of the webpage without changing the tab. There are varieties of users who favor this feature, and some are not in favor. So if you only want to view the URL instead of Preview, so here is the following guide that you should follow.


How to Disable Safari Link Previews on iPad and iPhone

The procedure of disabling the preview of the link is fairly simple and straightforward. You just need to follow a couple of steps, and you will get what you want. You don’t need to check up on several settings to make this work, and here are the necessary steps to follow.

  1. Launch the “Safari” browser on your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Open any webpage with the hyperlink.
  3. Once you find the hyperlink, tap and hold on the following link to see a preview.
  4. On the top right corner side, “Hide Preview” option will be visible.
  5. Click on “Hide Preview” option to disable the preview of the link.

So this is pretty everything you need to do to disable the preview link feature of Safari. In the iPad and iPhone, the procedure is completely the same.

After you hide the previews, you will be able to see the link after pressing, and that link can be copy & pasted anywhere. You can even re-enable the preview link option by following the same procedure.

This feature is working fine for most of the uses, but there are a lot of users who don’t prefer to use this feature and look for the link. So that is why Safari has features of both types of users. Turning “Off” and then turning “On” this feature doesn’t take much time. If you are using the iOS 13 version, then you will find this feature in the context menu below the Share sign. All the previous iOS versions don’t have the same feature. So if you like this feature, you need to install the latest version on your iPad and iPhone.

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