How to Enable Safari Experimental Features in iOS 11

Do you know that you can now enable Safari experimental features in iOS 11 beta 2 on your iPhone and iPad? Follow through this up-front guide to get started!
How to Enable Safari Experimental Features in iOS 11

iOS 11 beta 2 has come with several bug fixes and improvements along with some new add-ons like Safari “Experimental Features” which have been primarily designed for developers. They allow developers to debug web experiences within their apps. If you are an aspiring developer or a pro who wish to have a look at those new add-ons, you can easily enable Safari experimental features on your iOS 11 devices to carry out your web development task a bit more smoothly.

This new feature just goes on to show how serious Apple is now about developers. I’m not sure whether these features will be retained in the official version of iOS 11, which is set to be launched this fall. However, I do suspect these host of features may not go past betas. Anyway, you want to have a go at these crucial newbies? Let’s dive ahead with the quick process!

How to Access Safari Experimental Features in iOS 11 Beta 2 on iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iOS device → Scroll down and tap on Safari.

Open Settings and Tap on Safari in iOS 13 on iPhone

Step #2. Now, scroll down and tap on Advanced at the bottom.

Tap on Advanced in Safari Settings in iOS 11

Step #3. Next up, tap on Experimental Features.

Tap on Experimental Features in Safari Settings in iOS 11

Step #4. Finally, you have the access to all the features you are looking for.

Enable Safari Experimental Features in iOS 11

Currently, you can access nine features like Constant Properties, CSS Spring Animations, Link Preload, SubtleCrypto, Viewport Fit, Web Animations, WebGPU, display: contents, Remove Legacy WebRTC API, etc.

Turn on the switch next to the feature you want to enable and then go ahead with your task of debugging or troubleshooting the web experiences within your apps.

Signing Off

Safari has vastly improved in recent times. Chrome no longer enjoys many advantages over it—at least on macOS and iOS devices. Besides, the former is claimed to be more secure and consumes less battery than later. What’s your take on Safari? Share your views in the comments below.

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