Uninstalling/Removing Safari

Discussion in 'iPad Hacks' started by tjmoore, May 17, 2011.

  1. tjmoore macrumors newbie

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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
     
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core

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  3. err404 macrumors 68020

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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.
     
  4. xraytech macrumors 68020

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    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.
     
  5. KINetics macrumors member

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    With Apple recently crippling 3rd party browsers, you're better off keeping Safari.

    See here.
     

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