How Do You Set the Homepage for the Browser on an IPad

Although your iPad’s Safari Web browser lacks the feature to set a homepage, you can still open your favorite Web page with one tap by using the browser’s Add to Home Screen feature. The feature adds a shortcut to a Web page in the form of an icon -- called a Web Clip -- which you can access on your device’s Home screen. Depending on the website’s developer, the icon that represents the Web Clip may be the website’s main logo, a specific icon for the Web page you used or a snapshot of the Web page.

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Safari is preinstalled on every version of the iPad.
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Tap the "Safari" app on your iPad's Home screen to launch the browser.

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Browse to the Web page that you want to add to your device's Home screen.

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Tap the "Share" button resembling an arrow exiting a rectangle.

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Tap "Add to Home Screen," then enter a name for the Web page in the open field.

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Tap "Add" and the Web Clip appears on your iPad's Home screen.

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Tap the Web Clip to open the Web page in Safari.