Archived - iPhone: Zooming In to Enlarge Part of a Webpage

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Safari lets you see web pages just as they were designed to be seen in computer-based browsers. A simple double tap lets you zoom in and rotate iPhone sideways for a wider view. Go here to learn more about Safari Basic features.

View a webpage in widescreen orientation

    Rotate iPhone sideways. Safari automatically reorients and expands the page.

Resize any column to fit the screen

    Double-tap the column. The column expands, so you can read it more easily.

    Double-tap again to zoom back out.

Zoom in on part of a webpage

    Double-tap the part of the page you want to zoom in on. Double-tap again to zoom out.

Zoom in or out manually

    Pinch to zoom in or out.

Scroll around the page

    Drag up, down, or sideways. When scrolling, you can touch and drag anywhere on the page without activating any links. If you tap a link, you follow the link, but if you drag a link, the page scrolls.

Scroll within a frame on a webpage

    Use two fingers to scroll within a frame on a webpage. Use one finger to scroll the entire webpage.

Jump to the top of a webpage

    Tap the status bar at the top of the iPhone screen.

Last Modified: Feb 18, 2012
  • Last Modified: Feb 18, 2012
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