closing tabs in safari with ios8

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  1. Janette Young

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    The ipad users guide for ios8 gives the instruction to close open tabs in safari "tap x in the top left corner or swipe tab to the left". No x appears in the top left of my screen and swiping to the left doesn't work. Would welcome advice on closing tabs each time I want to leave the site.
     
  2. J. A.

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    Tap the icon at the top right:
    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1411392999.251209.jpg
    Swipe the page to the left or use x to close the tab:
    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1411393032.766515.jpg
    Here's the result:
    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1411393053.767751.jpg
    Tap the tab to get full screen view again.
     
  3. Mickey330

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    When you are on a Safari page (and you have more than one loaded) you should see the "x" in the left corner of the tab, like this:

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    Tap the "x" and the tab will close.

    If you only have one tab open, you will see that you don't have an "x" - so you can't tap it. Or, you may want to close all tabs by swiping.

    In this case, do a two-finger pinch on the screen and you will then get this view:

    [​IMG]

    Then, just swipe the tab you want to close to the left and it will disappear.

    Hope this helps.

    Marilyn
     
  4. Mickey330

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    I see J. A. has beaten me to it. :)

    However, since we both describe different ways to do the actions, I've left mine here, also.

    Between the two of us, I hope we got your answer.

    Marilyn
     

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