iPad mini Horizontal black bar appears on screen when trying to scroll in Safari

Discussion in 'iPad' started by seajewel, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. seajewel macrumors 6502

    Aug 31, 2010
    Anyone have this happen? It doesn't happen all the time but when it does it's every website. It appears and goes away when I lift my finger from scrolling.

    If this is a feature I'll feel dumb but I hate it.
    It seems to be related to how zoomed in I am. When I zoom out its not a problem. I'm not zooming a lot, just cutting out the side bars on blogs and such.
  2. albertsw macrumors regular

    Apr 3, 2012
  3. seajewel thread starter macrumors 6502

    Aug 31, 2010
  4. dustinrwh macrumors newbie

    Jan 1, 2013
    I was dealing with this same issue an my iPad Mini. Here's what I did yesterday and I haven't seen the problem since:

    1) Go to Settings >> Safari

    2) Turn on Private Browsing

    3) Clear Cookies & Data

    I cannot guarantee this will always solve the problem, but it has worked for me.

    Let me know if that works for anyone else
  5. mrben macrumors newbie

    Apr 14, 2013
    Worked for me. :)

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