Add a Bookmark in Safari

This site teaches you how to bookmark a Web page in the Safari browser app on iPhone, iPad, or desktop.

Method 1 of 2:On iPhone, iPad, or iPod

1. Open the Safari app

Open the Safari app. It’s a blue and white app with a compass icon.

2. Go to a Web page

Go to a Web page. Typically, bookmarks are used for Web pages that you visit frequently or want to remember so you can visit it again in the future.

3. Tap …

This is the share button and its icon is shaped like a box with an upward-pointing arrow. It’s located at the bottom of the screen on an iPhone, or in the upper-left on an iPad.

4. Tap Add Bookmark

Tap Add Bookmark. It’s a gray, open book icon at the bottom of the screen.

5. Name the bookmark

Name the bookmark. You can keep the auto-filled Web page name or delete it and give it a name of your choice.

6. Select a location for your bookmark

Select a location for your bookmark. A list of available folders is listed under the LOCATION section of the screen. Tap a location if you want to put your bookmark in a nested folder. If you want your bookmark listed in the top level of the directory, don’t tap a folder.
If you want to create a new bookmark folder, tap the Bookmarks icon in Safari. It’s a blue outline of two curved pages. Then tap Edit in the corner of the screen, tap New Folder, type a name for the folder, and tap Bookmarks under location.

7. Tap Save

Tap Save. It’s in the upper-right corner of the screen. Your bookmark will be saved in the location you specified.

To access your bookmarks, tap the Bookmarks icon in Safari, then tap the bookmark you wan to open.
To delete a bookmark, tap the Bookmarks icon in Safari Then tap Edit in the corner of the screen. Tap the red  next to the bookmark you want to delete, then tap Delete.

Method 2 of 2:On Desktop

1. Open the Safari app

Open the Safari app. It’s a blue and white app with a compass icon.

2. Go to a Web page

Go to a Web page. Typically, bookmarks are used for Web pages that you visit frequently or want to remember so you can visit it again in the future.

3. Click Bookmarks in the menu bar

You might also see “Bookmark” at the top of the screen—you can click on that to add your bookmark, as well.

4. Click Add Bookmark… in the drop-down menu

Click Add Bookmark… in the drop-down menu

5. Name the bookmark

Name the bookmark. You can keep the auto-filled Web page name or delete it and give it a name of your choice.

6. Select a location for the bookmark

Select a location for the bookmark. A list of available folders is listed under the “Add this page to” drop-down menu.
To add a new folder, click Bookmarks in the menu bar, then click Add Bookmark Folder. This will add an “untitled folder” to the sidebar in Safari. Long-click the folder to edit the name.

7. Click Add

Click Add.

To access your bookmarks, click Bookmarks in the menu bar and click on the bookmark you want to open.
Click Bookmarks in the menu bar and click Show Bookmarks to display the bookmarks sidebar.
Click Bookmarks in the menu bar and click Edit Bookmarks to move, delete, or rename your bookmarks.