Use iPhone to search for content
When you search on iPhone, you get results from the Internet, from media and other content on your iPhone, from iTunes and the App Store, and from your apps, like Maps and Contacts. Powered by Siri, Search offers suggestions and updates results as you type. In Settings , you can specify which apps you want to be included in search results.
Search with iPhone
Swipe down from the middle of the Home screen.
Tap the search field, then enter what you’re looking for.
Do any of the following:
Hide the keyboard and see more results on the screen: Tap Search.
Open a suggested app: Tap it.
Get more information about a search suggestion: Tap it, then tap one of the results to open it.
Start a new search: Tap in the search field.
Choose which apps to include in Search
Go to Settings > Siri & Search.
Scroll down and tap an app.
Turn on or off Siri & Suggestions and Allow on Lock Screen.
Turn off Suggestions in Search
Go to Settings > Siri & Search, then turn off Suggestions in Search.
Turn off Location Services for suggestions
Go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services.
Tap System Services, then turn off Location-Based Suggestions.
Search in apps
Many apps include a search field or a search button so you can find something within the app. For example, in the Maps app, you can search for a specific location.
In an app, tap the search field or button (if there is one).
If you don’t see a search field or button, swipe down from the top.
Type your search, then tap Search.