How to Disable Link Preview in Safari on iPhone and iPad in iOS 13


Safari Link Preview Of iPhone And iPad


iOS 13 has polished Safari in many ways. Now Safari has a download panel where all the downloads of browser are listed. iOS 13 has also added the option to hide the scrollbar below while you are scrolling and there are many small but important changes. Now, most of these are being liked by the users.

How to Turn Off iOS 13 Safari Link Preview on iPhone and iPad

However, one response that is receiving mixed response is the link preview in Safari on iPhone and iPad running this new iOS 13.. Some have no problem with this, while others think it would be better if they could disable it.

See no more here in this post I'm telling you the steps to disable link preview in Safari in iOS 13 on your iPhone and iPad. Let us get right into it.


How to turn off Safari Link Preview on iPhone and iPad in iOS 13


Step 1. Open Safari Browser on iPhone or iPad running on iOS 13.

                                    How to Turn Off iOS 13 Safari Link Preview on iPhone and iPad

Step 2. Now go to any webpage with hyperlink. Or here is a link for you. Touch and hold the link for 1-2 seconds. Now you will see a preview of this link.

                  How to Turn Off iOS 13 Safari Link Preview on iPhone and iPad

Step 3. Tap on the small hide preview in the top right.


How to Turn Off iOS 13 Safari Link Preview on iPhone and iPad

That was it!

To recheck, touch and hold the above link. You will not see a preview of the page. Now you will see the page link and the action sheet below it.

Also, if you want to see a preview at any point, tap 'Tap to show preview'.


Running iOS 13 version before iOS 13.2?



There is nothing more for this tutorial. However, if your iPhone or iPad is on any iOS 13 version released prior to iOS 13.2, the Hide Preview link is named as Hide Link Preview and shown on the pop-up action sheet. Clicking on it will do the job. See screenshot below.

Tap on Hide link preview to disable iOS 13 Safari link preview on iPhone

How to Turn Off iOS 13 Safari Link Preview on iPhone and iPad




Wrapping Up


So this was how you can turn off the link preview in Safari in iOS 13 on iPhone and iPad. Whenever you touch and hold a link, after closing it, you will feel that the options appear slightly faster. Now if you are on the action sheet, you want to go to the page, just click the link, and you will be taken to that page.

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