Many iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro Max, and iPhone 12 Pro Max owners are experiencing problems with Safari browser. They are unable to load any pages. Safari doesn’t load any pages even though the internet is available and everything works fine. When a website is searched or opened, the browser returns a blank page. Safari is experiencing problems connecting to the internet. The browser displays a blank page. If your iPhone 12 is not loading web pages, this article will help. This article will show you how to fix Safari not loading pages on iPhone 12 mini or iPhone 12 Pro.
iPhone 12 users have different problems that are related to Safari. Some users see a blank page, while others get errors such as “Safari can’t open the page because iPhone doesn’t have an internet connection” or “Safari is not loading any pages”.
If you’re also experiencing the same issue, these fixes will resolve Safari not loading pages issues on iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro Max, and iPhone 12 Mini. Let’s get started.
Fix Safari won’t load websites or pages in iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro
This is how you fix Safari not opening webpages on iPhone 12 mini or iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max or iPhone 12 Pro Max.
1. Restart your iPhone or Router
Restart your iOS device to begin troubleshooting. If you’re using Wi-Fi, restart your router. If you are connected by cellular data, please turn the router off for a few second and then turn it back on.
Pro tip: For a short time, you can also insert the SIM card from your smartphone.
2. Verify your network connection
Next, confirm that Safari is the problem. Check if any other apps work on your iPhone 12. Your network connection may be the reason you are unable to connect to the internet with other apps. You can switch to mobile data via Wi-Fi, or vice versa.
3. Turn airplane mode on or off
You can also use Airplane mode to troubleshoot network connection issues. This will turn off all network connections and refresh them. Launch Control Center and tap the Airplane icon to enable Airplane Mode on your iPhone 12. You can also go to Settings to enable Airplane mode. Turn it off after it has been on for a while.
4. Reset VPN
Do you use a VPN on your iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro? If so, disable it for a few minutes and then try opening web pages via Safari.
5. Upgrading your iOS and Android apps
We recommend that you first update your Safari browser from the App Store before you attempt the above fixes. Sometimes, bugs in the software of your phone or app can cause problems. You should search for available software updates and then install them. Go to Settings > General > Software Update to check if the software is installed.
6. Check cellular data settings
You must make sure your mobile data settings are correct if Safari pages load fine on Wi-Fi but not on cellular data. Go to Settings > Mobile data/Cellular data. Scroll down until you see the toggle next Safari. Turn it on if it isn’t.
7. Be sure to check the content restrictions
Check to make sure that no content restrictions have been enabled if your iPhone 12 is not loading web pages. Go to Settings > Screen Time > Privacy Restrictions. Skip this step if the Content & Privacy Restrictions toggle is not visible on the screen next to it.
Scroll down to tap on Content restrictions if it is enabled. Select Unrestricted Access from the Web Content menu.
9. Clear browsing and cache data
This is the solution to the iPhone 12 Safari not loading problem for many users. Follow these steps to do this:
Step 1 – Open the Settings app on iPhone 12 and then go to Safari.
Step 2 – Scroll down and click on Advanced.
Step 3 – Tap on Website data. Scroll down to remove all website data.
Step 4 – Restart your iPhone to check if the pages are loading. If the problem persists, go back to Settings > Safari. Scroll down to tap Clear History and Website Data. When asked, confirm. This will erase all browsing history and browsing data on all Apple devices that use the same iCloud account.
10. Reset network settings
Safari not opening web pages on iPhone 12 is often due to a problem with the network settings. Resetting your network settings can resolve this problem. You will not lose any personal data. Only settings such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi will be reset back to their original values. They will need to be set up again.
For iPhone 12 network settings reset, go to Settings > General >Reset > Reset network settings.
11. Blockers of disabled content
You should disable any content blocker that you have installed on your iPhone 12 Pro or iPhone 12 Pro for a while. Go to Settings > Safari > Content blockers. You can now load pages by disabling all of them.
Also, you can try disabling individual Safari experimental features. Go to Settings > Safari > Advanced > Experimental features.
12. Modify Wi-Fi DNS
Sometimes the problem is caused by a badly configured DNS server. Change it to Google DNS, and you will see if the Safari browser opens websites.
Follow these steps to do this:
Step 1 – Open the Settings app and tap Wi Fi.
Step 2 – Tap on the (i), icon next to the problem Wi-Fi. Click on Configure DNS.
Step 3 – If Automatic is selected, tap on Manual > Add server. Enter 188.8.131.52, remove existing ones, and hit Save. If Manual is selected, tap on Automatic.