To get back to where you were five pages ago in a desktop browser, you can just glance at your web history or—better yet—click and hold the Back button.

iPhone tap and hold Back button in Safari

Just tap and hold the Back button, then tap the page you want to jump back to.

But what if you want to jump back several pages in a single bound with Safari for iPhone or iPad?

Believe it or not, you can do pretty much the same thing you’d do on a desktop browser: just tap and hold the Back button.

When you do, a pop-up will show more than two dozen of your previously viewed web pages for a given Safari tab.

Tap any page to jump back to it.

And yes—you can also tap and hold the Forward button, if you wish.

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