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Old May 17, 2011, 08:50 AM   #1
tjmoore
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Uninstalling/Removing Safari

Hey All,

New to the forums here. Just had a question and was having a hard time searching for the answer. I'm sure it's here so if this topic has already been hit, I'd appreciate a bounce to an existing thread.

I'm basically wondering if the Safari application can be uninstalled/removed from the iPad OS. I want to be able to use another browser that monitors browsing solely, and while I know that there IS a restriction option, I'm wondering if it's possible to remove Safari completely.

Also, is it true that even if restriction of Safari is enabled you can get around it by clicking a link in your email?

Thanks for the help,

Thomas
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Old May 17, 2011, 08:57 AM   #2
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You can't remove it without jailbreaking.
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Old May 20, 2011, 02:13 PM   #3
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You wouldn't want to 'remove' it since that could have unintended effects on other apps. What you should do is JB and change your default browser.
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Old May 20, 2011, 02:39 PM   #4
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Hey All,

New to the forums here. Just had a question and was having a hard time searching for the answer. I'm sure it's here so if this topic has already been hit, I'd appreciate a bounce to an existing thread.

I'm basically wondering if the Safari application can be uninstalled/removed from the iPad OS. I want to be able to use another browser that monitors browsing solely, and while I know that there IS a restriction option, I'm wondering if it's possible to remove Safari completely.

Also, is it true that even if restriction of Safari is enabled you can get around it by clicking a link in your email?

Thanks for the help,

Thomas
Just use the Restriction settings.

I'm not sure you can uninstall Safari, even under a JailBreak environment. There are extensions that will let you hide the Safari Icon.
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Old May 20, 2011, 04:34 PM   #5
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With Apple recently crippling 3rd party browsers, you're better off keeping Safari.

See here.
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