Reading some article in Safari on an iPhone gets really annoying with ads and pop-up. It always happens you are reading an important article and it clutter ups with ads, links and pop-ups. The page loads widgets and other images which usually distracts your reading.


iPhones users gets benefits of using Safari browser as it provides its users a mode known as ‘Reader Mode’. It provides users a well formed reading mode by eliminating ads and distracting content from the page. It even transforms the desktops website to mobile versions with well-formed text display.

Enable Reader Mode

To enable reader mode in Safari you have to,

reader mode in safari

  • Open Safari browser and load the web page with the article you want to read.
  • Once the page is loaded you have to tap the Reader button (icon with four horizontal lines) on the left of the page URL.
  • It will enable the Reader View and you will see much simpler form of text with reduced animations, pop-ups, advertisements and colors on the page.

Change the Page Setting in Reader view

You can change the font style and its size in reader view. The page colour can also be changed according to your choice.

reader mode in safari

Changing the Font

To change the font style and the font size in Reader view you have to,

  • Open Safari browser and load the web page with the article you want to read.
  • Once the page loads, you have to tap the Reader button.
  • Once Reader view is enabled click on two A’s ( aA )on the right side of address bar.
  • A menu with appears, tap on smaller A to reduce size and larger A to increase the size.
  • You can see under the aA, a sub-menu with total eight font styles. You can choose any one from them.

Change the Page Colour

To change the page theme in Safari you have to,

  • Open Safari browser and load the web page with the article you want to read.
  • Once the page loads, you have to tap the Reader button.
  • It enables Reader mode. Tap on ‘aA’ button. A menu appears with four colour options.
  • You can choose from one of the four colour themes which are white, sepia, grey and black.