How to Search for a Word on a Webpage on iPad or iPhone

Learn how to use the keyword search feature for Safari on iPad or iPhone

By Moses Johnson - Editor
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When you’re looking for a specific phrase or word on a web page, the last thing you want to do is go through the entire page for that word. Searching for a word on a web page is a great way to save time.

In this article, you’ll find instructions on how to use the keyword search feature for Safari on iPad or iPhone. We will also go through how to use it on Mac Safari.

Search the Page in Safari

On iPhone or iPad

  1. Open Safari and go to the web page you want to search through.
  2. Tap the Share icon. It looks like a box with an arrow pointing up.
  3. Scroll down and tap Find on Page…
  4. Type in the word or phrase you want to find in the search bar.
  5. Tap the up and down arrows at the bottom of the screen to see every instance of the word or phrase you’re looking for. It will be highlighted in yellow.
  6. When you’re finished, tap Done at the bottom of the screen.

Alternatively:

  1. Open a webpage on the Safari app.
  2. Type the word or phrase you want to find in the address bar (where the url is located).
  3. Scroll down to On This Page, then tap Find "[word(s) you entered]."
  4. Tap the up and down arrows at the bottom of the screen to see every instance of the word or phrase you’re looking for. It will be highlighted in yellow.
  5. When you’re finished, tap Done at the bottom of the screen.

On Mac

Finding a word on a web page on a Mac is a simple process. If you want to search for a specific word, you can perform this task using your keyboard shortcuts. To access your search shortcuts, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Open Safari and go to the web page you want to search through.
  2. Use the Command F on Mac.
  3. The find bar will show up in the top-right corner or at the bottom of your screen.
  4. Enter the word you want to search, and the word will be highlighted across the web page.
  5. You can scroll through the results using the forward and backward arrows.
  6. Click on Done when you have finished your search.
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