iPhone 13: How to move the Safari address bar up

You may be wondering what happens when there is a change in one of the frequently used apps on your iPhone, such as the Safari web browser.

Apple has included a feature to make tab navigation easier, but it requires the title bar to be located at the bottom of the screen.

Fortunately, it can be returned to its original location with a few simple steps.

You can move the Safari title bar to the top of the screen on an iPhone by going to Settings > Safari > and choosing Single Tab.

For more information on this topic, you can view this video on YouTube

How to change iPhone Safari Address Bar location

  1. Click “Settings”.
  2. Select Safari.
  3. Select one tab.

Our guide continues below with more information on how to move the Safari title bar to the top of the screen on iPhone, including pictures of the steps.

When you use an app frequently, it can be frustrating to open it one day and see big changes in the layout.

This happened to many iPhone users with the iOS 15 update and it still exists in iOS 16.

In older versions of iOS, Safari’s address bar was at the top of the screen.

This is a familiar pattern, as most other web browsers, such as those you might use on your laptop or desktop computer, also have their own address bars at the top of the screen.

Fortunately, this change is not permanent and you can fix it.

So, let’s continue with our article below on how to move the Safari address bar to the top of the iPhone screen.

Related: If you want to view Safari history information on iPhone, this article will help you find it.

How to bring the Safari address bar back to the top of the screen

The steps in this article were done on an iPhone 13 running iOS 16.

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your iPhone.

I open Settings

Step 2: Scroll down and select the Safari option from the list.

Select Safari

Step 3: Scroll to the Tabs section, and then select the Single Tab option.

How to move Safari address bar on iPhone 13

You should now be able to return to Safari and see that the address bar has returned to the top of the screen.

Safari address bar in the top example

Now that you know how to move the Safari address bar up the steps, you can tweak this setting whenever you want to change the layout of your iPhone’s default web browser.

Note that placing the address bar at the top in Safari makes it impossible to scroll left or right between different tabs.

However, you can still switch tabs by clicking on the tabs button in the lower right corner of the screen and then selecting the desired tab.

If you have another web browser installed on your iPhone, such as Google Chrome or Mozila Firefox, and you want to use that browser instead, you can switch it to the default browser by going to Settings > Select Browser > Select Default Web. Browser > , then click on the option you want to use.