How to move search bar on iPhone 14

A few days ago, we finally saw the release of the public versions of the new operating systems – namely iOS and iPadOS 15, watchOS 8 and tvOS 15. So if you own a supported device, in the case of iOS 15 it’s an iPhone 6s or later, that means you can finally install the new versions of the systems. Of course, all of the new operating systems offer countless new features and improvements that are definitely worthwhile and that you’re sure to love. We can mention, for example, the new Focus mode, as well as changes to FaceTime and the redesigned Safari. And it’s with Safari that users who have updated to iOS 15 have a bit of a problem.

Because if you open Safari for the first time in iOS 15, you’ll most likely be really surprised. Because no matter how much you search, you won’t be able to find the address bar at the top of the screen, which is used to search and open web pages. Apple has decided to improve the address bar and move it to the bottom of the screen. The intention was good in this case – the Californian giant wanted to make Safari easier to use with one hand. Some people are comfortable with this change, including me, but many more people are not. This change in the position of the address bar was already made in the beta version, and the good news is that later Apple added an option with which you can adjust the original view. So the procedure for bringing the address bar back up is as follows:

First, you need to open the native Settings app on an iPhone running iOS 15.
Once you’ve done that, scroll down a bit to locate and expand the Safari section.
You’ll then find yourself in the native Safari browser preferences, where you’ll again scroll down to the Panels category.
Here you’ll find a graphical representation of the two interfaces. To bring the address bar back to the top, select One Panel.

So, using the above procedure, you can set the address bar to move back up on an iPhone running iOS 15, just as it did on previous versions of iOS. It’s definitely nice that Apple gave users a choice – in fact, in many other cases, it didn’t make such a compromise and users simply had to get used to it. Personally, though, I think the location of the address bar is also just a matter of habit. At first, when I first saw this change, I was naturally surprised. After a few days of use, however, I no longer found the location of the address bar at the bottom of the screen strange, because I just got used to it.

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