How to Share a Web Page Link in a Text Message on an iPhone

When you are browsing in Safari on your iPhone you may find a product or Web page that you think another person would like to know about. But rather than describing it to them, you may be wondering how to text a link from your iPhone instead.

The Safari Web browser is a very capable browser choice for iPhone users. While it may have some drawbacks when compared to a desktop or laptop Web browser, its functionality is good enough that you may find that you do most of your browsing in Safari.

Occasionally you may come across a Web page that you think someone else might want to see, which can leave you looking for a way to do that. While attempting to describe the search term or route that you took to find that page could be an option for helping them find it, the fastest way to share a Web page with someone is through a link. Our tutorial below will show you how to send a Web page link as a text message on your iPhone.

You can also check out this video about how to share a Web page link on iPhone 13 for more on this topic.

How to Text a Link on iPhone

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Browse to the page to share.
  3. Tap the Share button.
  4. Select Messages.
  5. Enter the contact info.
  6. Tap Send.

Our article continues below with additional information on texting a link from an iPhone, including pictures of these steps.

Wondering what you need to do to make a group text? Our how to create an iPhone 7 group text guide can show you what to do.

How to Text a Web Page Link on an iPhone (Guide with Pictures)

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 10.3.3. You will be browsing to a Web page in Safari, then sending a link to that Web page via a text message. The recipient will then be able to tap on the link and visit the page on their device.

Step 1: Open the Safari browser.

open the safari app

Step 2: Browse to the Web page that you want to share, then tap the Share icon at the bottom of the screen.

If you don’t see the menu at the bottom of the screen, swipe down on the screen.

tap the share icon

Step 3: Touch the Message button.

share link via text message on iphone

Step 4: Type the contact name or phone number of the person to whom you want to send the link into the top field, add any desired comment under the link, then tap the Send button.

how to share a web page link from an iphone

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