Safari makes browsing the web a real delight, its innovative interface and elements such as tabbed pages and Reading List make surfing the web pretty effortless.
There is also a function called Reader which is enables you to read stuff on the net free from annoying ad banners and links.
If you access a page that can benefit form the Reader function, to the left of the URL/Search area, there is an icon with 4 horizontal lines. Tap that icon to toggle Reader and enjoy a reading experience free from clutter. To return to the original format, simple hit the ‘Reader’ icon again.
Here’s a breakdown of how it works….
Make sure you are on the latest software update. The Reader function only works from iOS 5 onwards.
Launch Safari and start browsing, Keep checking the address bar for a ‘Reader’ icon to appear.
When you find a page with the four horizontal lines icon, tap on the icon to transform the page into the clutter free, easy-read format.
This is what your screen will look like. Clever stuff!
It’s easy to add the page to your reading list to access it easily later. Tap on the share icon and choose “Add to Reading List”
To return to orignal format, simply tap the ‘Reader’ icon again.