Does Safari on your iPhone and iPad pile up with open tabs? iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 look to simplify things with the option to automatically close Safari tabs after a certain period of time. Follow along for a look at this new feature.
Similar to features that Apple has rolled out to other areas of iOS, like the Messages app, a new option will automatically close tabs in Safari after one day, one week, or one month.
iOS 13 is currently only available as a developer beta, but Apple says the public beta will be arriving in July. Keep in mind it’s usually not ideal to run a beta on your primary iPhone as there will be various bugs, instability, and issues like decreased battery life.
iOS 13: How to automatically close Safari tabs on iPhone and iPad
- Open Settings
- Swipe down and tap Safari
- Swipe down again and choose Close Tabs
- Select After One Day, After One Week, or After One Month
Here’s how the process looks on iPhone:
Now choose Close Tabs, and pick how often you want them to automatically close out.