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Use the Browser

Launching the browser is as easy as tapping an icon.

  1. From home, tap Browser browser app icon. If Browser isn’t a primary shortcut, from home, tap Apps all apps icon > Browser browser app icon.

    screenshot of apps list
  • The browser opens.
  • The first time you launch Browser, you may be prompted to enter your 10-digit wireless phone number to access the Sprint home page.
  • You can also launch the browser by tapping a URL in a text message, email message, or Gmail message.
  1. Tap the address field at the top and enter search words or a Web address (URL).

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  • The search results appear or a Web page opens.

Browser Use Options

  • Refreshing the Web Page: With the Web page displayed, tap Menu menu options icon > Refresh.
  • Going Forward to the Next Page: Tap Menu menu options icon > Forward.
  • Returning to the Last Page: Tap Back back key.
  • Sharing the Web Page URL: Tap Menu menu options icon > Share and select an app or service for sharing.
  • Searching within a Web Page: With a Web page displayed, tap Menu menu options icon > Find in page, and enter your search text.
  • Opening a New Browser Tab: With at least one browser tab opened, tap Menu menu options icon > New tab.
  • Opening a New Incognito Browser Tab: Tap Menu menu options icon > New incognito tab.
  • Switching Browser Tabs: Tap browser tab switcher icon next to the address field. The number in the icon changes dynamically as the number of opened tabs changes. Swipe up or down, and tap a card that corresponds to a browser tab to open the tab.
  • Viewing Browsing History: Tap Menu menu options icon > History.
  • Adding a Shortcut of the Web Page to the home screen: With the Web page displayed, tap Menu menu options icon > Add to home screen. Edit the title of the shortcut and tap OK.