- Opening webpages
- Navigating webpages
- Favourites and history in Internet Explorer Mobile
- Using Maps
- Getting directions
- Mapping favourite places
- Local Scout
- Searching the web
- Scanning codes, tags and text
- What song is this?
- Location awareness and your phone
- Changing privacy and other browser settings
- Location and my privacy FAQ
Internet Explorer Mobile makes it easier to surf the web on the go. It includes handy features such as tabs, which let you open multiple webpages at once. (You'll need a mobile data or WiFi connection to browse the web in Internet Explorer. To learn more, see Connecting: how and when and Connecting to a WiFi network.)
To open a webpage
On Start, tap Internet Explorer , then tap the address bar.
Type the web address. As you type, Internet Explorer will suggest possible matches. If you see the site you're looking for, tap it.
Otherwise, tap Go .
To refresh a webpage, tap Refresh in the address bar.
To stop a webpage while it's loading, tap Stop in the address bar.
- Need to search the web? Press the Search button. Or type your search term into the address bar in Internet Explorer.
- Can't see a list of suggestions when you enter an address? In Internet Explorer, tap More > Settings, then select Get suggestions from Bing as I type. (You can also access Internet Explorer's settings through Settings on the App list.)
To use tabs in Internet Explorer
You can open six separate browser windows (called "tabs" in Internet Explorer) simultaneously. Tabs provide a handy way to jump around to multiple websites.
On Start, tap Internet Explorer , tap More , then Tabs.
Tap New to open a blank tab.
To switch between tabs, tap the thumbnail of the tab you want to see full screen.
To close a tab, tap Close on the tab you no longer need.