You can Control-F search on an iPhone in the Safari, Chrome, and Messages apps.

You can do a Control-F search on an iPhone’s browser by using the “On This Page,” “Find in Page,” or Share features.
Control-F is a computer shortcut that locates specific words or phrases on a webpage or document.
You can search for specific words or phrases in Safari, Google Chrome, and Messages.

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Control-F is a handy computer shortcut for quickly locating specific words or phrases in a text-filled word document or a webpage.

If you’ve wanted to use this search function while browsing the web on your smartphone, great news – you can.

In this article, we walk you through how to use the search command on your iPhone in both Safari and Chrome browsers, and how to search through the Messages app.

How to Control-F on an iPhone webpage using Safari

1. Open a webpage on the Safari app.

2. Type the word or phrase you want to find in the address bar (where the url is located).

Type the word(s) you want to search for in the address bar.

3. Scroll down to On This Page, then tap Find “[word(s) you entered].”

Tap to find the words you entered under the “On This Page” heading.

4. Tap the up and down arrows at the bottom of the screen to see every instance of the word or phrase you’re looking for. It will be highlighted in yellow.

Use the arrows to find instances of the word or phrase on the page.

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5. When you’re finished, tap Done at the bottom of the screen.

How to Control-F on an iPhone webpage using Chrome

1. Open a webpage on the Chrome app.

2. Tap the icon with three dots (…) at the bottom right of the screen. Scroll down and tap Find in Page…

You’ll have to scroll down in this menu to find and select “Find in Page…”

3. Type in the word or phrase you want to find in the search bar at the top of the screen.

Enter the word or phrase you want to find in the top bar.

4. Tap the up and down arrows to see every instance of the word or phrase you’re looking for. It will be highlighted in yellow.

Tap the arrows to find each instance of the word(s) you’re searching for.

5. When you’re finished, tap Done at the top right of the screen.

How to Control-F on an iPhone webpage using the Share button

1. Open a webpage on the Safari or Chrome app.

2. Tap the Share icon. It looks like a box with an arrow pointing up.

Tap the Share button.

3. Scroll down, then tap Find on Page (Safari) or Find in Page (Chrome).

Tap “Find in Page” or “Find on Page.”

4. Type in the word or phrase you want to find in the search bar. Use the up and …read more

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