How do I update Safari browser on my iPad?

Updating Safari browser on your iPad is essential to ensure you have access to the latest features, security enhancements, and bug fixes. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to update Safari on your iPad.


Check Your iPad's Software Version

Before proceeding with the Safari update, make sure your iPad's software is up-to-date. To check for updates:

  • Tap on the "Settings" icon on your iPad's home screen.
  • Scroll down and select "General."
  • Tap on "Software Update" to check for available updates.
  • If there are any updates available, follow the on-screen instructions to download and install them.

Connect to a Stable Internet Connection

Ensure that your iPad is connected to a stable Wi-Fi network or cellular data to avoid any interruptions during the update process.

Open the App Store

  • Locate the "App Store" icon on your iPad's home screen and tap on it to open the App Store.

Search for Safari

  • Tap on the search icon (magnifying glass) located at the bottom-right corner of the App Store.
  • Type "Safari" in the search bar and tap the search button.

Check for Safari Updates

  • If there is an available update for Safari, you will see an "Update" button next to the app. Tap on it to initiate the update.

Enter Your Apple ID Password

  • If prompted, enter your Apple ID password or use Touch ID/Face ID to authenticate the update.

Wait for the Update to Complete

  • The update process may take a few moments, depending on your internet connection speed and the size of the update.

Restart Safari

  • Once the update is complete, open Safari to ensure that the latest version is running correctly.

Enable Automatic Updates (Optional)

  • To ensure you always have the latest version of Safari without manual intervention, you can enable automatic updates for apps on your iPad. Here's how:
    • Go to "Settings" > "App Store."
    • Under the "Automatic Downloads" section, toggle on "App Updates."


Updating Safari on your iPad is a straightforward process that ensures you have access to the latest features and security improvements. By following the steps outlined above, you can keep Safari running smoothly and enjoy an enhanced browsing experience on your iPad. Remember to check for software updates regularly and enable automatic updates for a seamless app updating experience.