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Discussion in 'iPad 2 Forum' started by ctweetybird143, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. ctweetybird143
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    When i am on my regular pc and I am on a secure website ie: if I am trying to buy something from eBay or the like. It will usually say https meaning it's secure. Does this show up on the iPads as well?
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    Yes. Of course if you're not on your (hopefully secured) home network, out at Starbuck's for instance, you'd still want to practice "safe computing".
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    You may have to tap on the URL to see it though. The URL field often hides the http(s)//: prefix when the field is not selected.

    Besides the https:// indicator, you will also see a small green lock symbol on the tab of a secure page, when it is selected. I was making sure the lock still appeared, and where, when I noticed the URL thing.


    All of this presumes you are using Safari. You'll have to double check any third party browser, though this is pretty much a standard, so they should show both too (though not always in the same place or by the same method).
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    Thank you yes I am using safari and it worked. Tapping on the URL link. Thanks again for the help and understanding!! Much appreciated.
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    Glad to help.

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