With the release of iOS 10, the Define feature on your iPhone and iPad has been replaced by Look Up. Previously, you chose Define to view the definition of a word, you will now tap Look Up. In fact, the new feature basically allows you to learn what a word means, but now, besides getting other relevant results from the dictionary, you can get them from Wikipedia, iTunes, Twitter, Suggested Websites, and so on. Today, in this tutorial, we will walk you through the steps to use the Look Up feature in Safari.
Before diving in, you first need to make sure that your iPhone is running on iOS 10 or later and you have updated to latest version of the Safari app so that you can use the feature.
Steps to use the Look Up feature in Safari
Step 1: First off, you are asked to launch the Safari app on your iOS device, and then navigate to a webpage.
Step 2: From here, tap and hold to highlight the text. You can choose a single word or group of words by simply dragging the ends of the highlight.
Step 3: Now, you should see the options appear above the words. Tap Look Up.
Step 4: The results will show up on a page. You will get results from different websites and apps according to what you choose.
Step 5: Once you are done using the Look Up feature, tap Done in top right corner to get back to the webpage.
That’s all there is to it. Run into trouble using the Look Up feature in Safari? Give us a shout in the comments below and we’ll try to troubleshoot your issue!
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