Most of the application is not bound to function at the same rate always and you might face issue using them at any point of time. This is the case with Safari browser as well. If you observe that the Safari browser in your iOS device is getting frozen most of the times while trying to type any text or any URL in the address bar, do not think it as a big glitch rather this is just a temporary disruption that can be fixed easily by following some easy steps. No doubt this Safari freezing issue in iOS is annoying and could delay your job when you are busy, but try out the below explained methods and your Safari browser in iOS will be all set to start functioning just as before.
All the possible fixes are listed here. Try them one by one.
The first job is to look out if any update version of the Safari browser you are using is available at the App store. The latest version always performs better and it fixes many bugs of the previous version. Just a small update could easily fix the issue. So, first try out this method and in case no update is available, move on to try the other methods.
Clearing history along with removing the cookies and web data is extremely beneficial to fix this safari freezing issue. In most of the cases, the problem gets solved by performing this method. To do so, open the settings app and go to Safari. Next select the option ‘Clear History and Website Data’ and that’s it.
Launch the browser again to check if the issue is fixed.
If you have multiple devices such as Mac, iPhone and you are very frequently facing this issue in all the devices, it might be related with the Safari data’s iCloud syncing. So, the solution is to force Safari iCloud data to sync from Mac and you will notice the problem is fixed in most of the cases. However, if the internet is very slow sometimes, then just disabling the iCloud’s safari usage in Mac will be enough to fix the issue. This can be done by going to the Mac’s system preference> iCloud and then uncheck safari option.
This method will definitely fix the issue.