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How To Save Articles For Offline Reading On iPhone

Remember the time when you found something worthwhile to read on the net. We get thrilled and we try to pour over that article and alas the phone rings, urgent matters come between us and our love for reading. So how can one continue to pursue one’s love for reading when we know that our lives are so unpredictable? This is where we need the Reading List feature of iOS. This new feature will permit you to read when and where you wish. This allows a common man, like you and me, to save pages found over the net for future reading. May I also add that this feature is even available when your device is offline. Isn’t that something worth sharing with everyone you know?
Let us now take a look at the steps to Save Articles for Offline Reading on iPhone using both Safari and the Chrome browsers.

Save articles for offline reading on iPhone using Safari browser:


  • Open Safari and browse the web page containing the article that you wish to save.
  • Next, tap on the Share icon located in the bottom Menu.


  • Now, tap on Add to Reading List option.

The web page gets added to your Reading List and you will be able to access this web page anytime on your iPhone, even when you are Offline.

Read articles offline on iPhone using Safari browser:

  • Open the Safari browser.
  • Next, tap on the book formed Reading List icon.


  • On the Reading List Screen, tap on the icon that looks like a pair of eyeglasses to view your reading list.


  • Simply tap on the saved page that you wish to open.

Next, let us look at how to save articles for offline reading on iPhone using Google Chrome.

Save articles for offline reading on iPhone using Google Chrome:


  • Download and Install Google Chrome on your iPhone, in case you haven’t already done so.
  • Open the Google Chrome browser and visit the web page that you wish to save.
  • Once the web page is opened, tap on the 3-dots Menu Icon located on the top right corner of your screen.


  • From the drop-down Menu, tap on the Share icon.


  • Next, tap on the Read Later option to save the web page.

Read saved articles offline on iPhone using Google Chrome:


  • Open the Chrome Browser on your iPhone or iPad.
  • Next, tap on the 3-dots menu icon located at the top right corner of your screen.


  • From the drop-down menu, tap on Reading List option.

  • On the next screen, you will see the list of all the web pages that you had saved on Chrome Browser for Offline Reading.
  • Simply, tap on the web page or the Article that you wish to Read Offline.

Using this offline feature of iOS, you will have a much better reading experience when you do not have the internet. One can also use it as a point of reference for anything that you may need in the future. The usages are limitless, one just should have the continuous thirst for discovering and learning.
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