Reader Mode in Safari is a great way to display a web page on your iPhone in a reduced form and remove unnecessary pictures, videos, and ads for an optimized and distraction-free experience. Apple's iOS 13 enhances Safari Reader's ability to select sites to automatically run, so you can access everything with more controls.
You can turn on automatic reader view for specific websites, such as: Domains and subdomains, in iOS 11 and 12, it was relatively hidden and not very intuitive, to say the least. On iOS 13, the Reader options have been bundled together with other features such as the Desktop view, and there is an easy-to-use settings window where the Reader view can be set automatically, to name just a few enhancements.
Enable Reader View for Specific Web Sites
It's easy to quickly turn on Reader View for a supported Web page while browsing Safari. Either tap the Reader icon on the left side of the Smart Search bar (shown in iOS 13 for just a moment), long press the "AA" icon that takes its place, or tap the "AA Icon and select "Show Reader View" from the displayed menu (iOS 13 only) .The website should load the Reader view without unnecessary distractions.
However, this method is temporary and the site will be on the reset the original layout as soon as you close or refresh the page, or visit and return to another site, or if you want a more permanent fix that always makes certain sites more readable, follow the instructions below.
Always go to a supported website for a desired domain using Safari Reader, then tap the Sym in the left-hand corner of the Smart Search bol "AA" (if you see the Reader icon instead, wait until it is hidden) and then select "Website Settings" at the prompt that appears. Now activate "Use automatic reader" to force the reader view for the domain or subdomain. Click Done to complete the process.
Once this option is enabled, the automatic reader function will work. View, if applicable, throughout the domain or subdomain, not just on the page displayed. If you use private browser mode, the reader also becomes active for the target domain or subdomain. However, it is domain-specific, so using gadgethacks.com's automatic reader view is not available on ios.gadgethacks.com and vice versa. B. can be applied.
Not all websites support Reader It is not recommended that some pages on some websites are not automatically loaded with the distraction-free view.
Compared to iOS 13, in iOS 11 and 12, the automatic reader is enabled View for specific websites largely hidden and somewhat more complicated. To do this, long press on the Reader icon on the left side of the address bar and then tap "Use [Website URL]" or "Use on all websites" in the menu bar.
When you tap on "Use for [Website URL]" , the format is automatically applied to supported pages in this particular domain or subdomain. If it was a subdomain, it only applies to that subdomain so that it does not work for other subdomains on the same site or for the primary domain of the site itself.
On the other hand, if you select "Use on all websites", you will apply the layout to all websites on all websites. You can activate it from any Reader supported website. To disable, follow these steps, but this time click "Stop using all websites".
Not all websites support Reader. Therefore, do not be discouraged if some pages on certain websites are not automatically loaded with the distraction-free view.
Of course, there are some pages in the domain or subdomain that you may want to see in the original layout to better understand the content. So, if you want to quickly exit Reader mode to return to normal format, either long press "AA" (iOS 13) or tap the Reader mode icon (iOS 11-12).
Please note that on iOS 13 you have the option to tap the AA icon and choose Hide Reader View to return to the original format.
If you want to completely stop Reader mode for the domain or subdomain on iOS 13, you must first exit Reader View, as described in Section 2 above. Then tap the "AA" button and then "Website Settings". Uncheck "Use Reader Automatically" and click "Done". By default, Safari no longer uses readers for this domain or subdomain.
On iOS 11 and 12, disabling Reader mode is the same as enabling. Long press on the Reader icon to display the action sheet, and tap "Stop Using on [Website URL]" to exit the domain or subdomain to the mobile view. Stop Use on all sites disables automatic reader view for all domains and subdomains.
In addition to being able to set the Reader view for Web sites directly in Safari, you can use iOS 13 to manage the multi-site feature in the Settings app. In the app, go to the Safari page and click Reader in Site Settings .
Here is a list of all the domains and subdomains that you have. Set the automatic reader view at least once. In other words, if you've set it for a site and then changed your mind, it will still be displayed here, but turned off. Switch Domains or Subdomains for which you do not want to use the automatic reader view accordingly.
You can also toggle the "Use Reader Automatically" switch in Other Sites toggle anywhere on the web, unless you turn on a specific domain or subdomain in the above section Use it automatically on . This is useful if you whitelist all websites and only want to blacklist some.