How to Manage Your Reading List in Safari

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Are you an avid Safari user who loves to save web pages for later? If so, you’ve pobably used the Reading List feature to keep track of all your favorite webpages. But did you know that you can also edit your Reading List in Safari?

Editing your Reading List is easy and can be done with a few simple steps. First, open Safari and select the “Reading List” icon located in the top right-hand corner. This will open a sidebar on the left side of the browser that contains all of your saved webpages. To remove a webpage from this list, simply Control-click it and select “Remove Item” or swipe left until it disappears.

On iOS devices, editing is even simpler. Just open a reading list, tap on the “More Options” button beside the story title, and hit “Remove” when prompted. You can also do this by swiping left over the webpage summary until it disappears.

For Android users, editing your Reading List requires just a few taps as well. Open your Reading List, then touch and hold an item to bring up more options including delete. Selecting “Delete” will remove that item from your list.

Editing your Reading List in Safari is a great way to keep track of all the webpages you’ve saved for later viewing or reference purposes without cluttering up your list with unnecessary items or outdated content. By follwing these simple steps, you can easily manage your Reading List in no time!

Deleting Items from Safari Reading List

To delete items from Safari’s Reading List, open the Safari app and click on the Sidebar icon. Then, locate the item you want to delete in the list of webpages on your Reading List. To remove it, control-click or right-click on the webpage summary, and select ‘Remove Item’. You can also swipe left over the webpage summary and click ‘Remove’. Alternatively, you can swipe all the way to the left until the webpage summary disappears. Once you’ve done this, the item will be removed from your Reading List.

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Changing My Reading List

To change your reading list, you will need to first open it. Once opened, you can add or remove stories by tapping the ‘More options’ button next to the story title. If you wish to add a story, simply select ‘Add’ and choose the story you would like to add. To remove a story, select ‘Remove’ then confirm your selection by tapping ‘Yes’.

Editing a Reading List on an iPad

Editing your Reading List on iPad is easy! First, open the Safari app. Tap the Bookmarks icon at the bottom of the screen (it looks like an open book). You’ll see a list of your saved bookmarks and oher items, including your Reading List. To edit an item in your Reading List, simply tap it to open it and make any changes you need. Once you’re finished, tap Done to save your changes. To delete an item from your Reading List, touch and hold the item, then tap Delete to remove it.

Clearing Safari Reading List on iPhone

To clear your Safari Reading List on your iPhone, follow these steps:
1. Open the Safari app and tap on the open book icon at the bottom of the screen.
2. Tap on the glasses icon to access your Reading List.
3. Swipe left to right on each entry you’d like to remove from your list.
4. To delete multiple entries at once, tap on Edit in the bottom right corner, select the pages you’d like to delete, then tap Delete.
5. To clear your entire list at once, go back to the frst step and tap Clear All in the top left corner of your Reading List page.

Cleaning Reading List on Mac

Cleaning the Reading List on your Mac is easy and straightforward. To begin, open the Safari web browser on your Macbook Pro. Once open, click the ‘View’ tab at the top of the window, then select ‘Show Reading List Sidebar’. This will bring up a list of all of the webpages that have been stored in your Reading List. To delete an individual entry, simply right-click on it and choose ‘Delete’. If you’d like to delete all entries in your Reading List at once, select ‘Delete All’ from the bottom of the list. You can also use this menu to set up iCloud syncing of your Reading List acros multiple devices. And that’s it! Your Mac’s Reading List is now clean and organized.

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Where to Find My Reading List on Safari

Your Reading List can be found in the Safari app. To view it, tap the Show Bookmarks button located in the bottom right corner of the Safari window. Then tap the Reading List button. This will show you a list of webpages that you have saved to read later. Tap on any webpage to open and view it.

Adding to Reading List in Safari

To add an article to your Reading List in Safari, you can use the following steps:
1. Open Safari and navigate to the page or article you want to add.
2. Long press the bookmark button at the top of the page.
3. Tap ‘Add to Reading List’ from the menu that appears.
4. This will add the page or article to your Reading List, which can be accessed by tapping on the book icon at the bottom of Safari’s toolbar.

Using Reading List in Safari on iPad

Using the Reading List feature in Safari on iPad is easy and convenient. To get started, tap on the Bookmark icon from the bottom menu. Then, tap on the “glasses” icon to access the Reading List section. Here, you can find all of the webpages you’ve saved. If you want to remove a webpage from your Reading List, simply swipe left on the saed page and select the Delete option. This will remove the webpage from your list so you can keep your list organized and up-to-date.

Deleting Reading History on an iPad

To delete your reading history on your iPad, you can follow thee steps:
1. Open the Safari app on your iPad.
2. Tap the tabs button at the bottom right corner of the screen.
3. Tap the clock icon at the top of the screen.
4. Tap Clear, then select Clear History and Website Data to delete all of your browsing history and cookies.
5. If you only want to delete specific items from your browsing history, tap Advanced > Website Data > Edit > Remove All Website Data > Done to remove individual items from your history.
6. When you’re done, tap Done in the upper right corner of the screen and you should be all set!


In conclusion, the Reading List feature of Safari is an incredibly useful tool for bookmarking and saving pages and articles to view later. It is easy to add items to your Reading List by clicking the plus sign in the address bar of Safari or using Share Sheet on iOS. You can also remove items from your Reading List by Control-clicking the webpage summary in the sidebar, swiping left over the webpage summary, or tapping More options beside the story title and selecting Remove on Android. With this helpful feature, you can quickly save and access webpages wihout needing to remember websites and URLs.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.