How to Add Honey to Safari on iPhone

Are you one of those people who love online shopping and finding great deals? If you are, then you must already be familiar with the popular browser extension – Honey. Honey is an amazing tool that helps you save money by finding and applying coupons and promo codes for you while you shop online. However, if you are new to Honey and have just downloaded it on your iPhone’s Safari browser, you may have noticed that it’s not as simple to use as it is on your computer’s browser. Don’t worry! This blog post will guide you through the process of how to add Honey to Safari on iPhone, so you can start enjoying its benefits instantly.

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The Challenge of Adding Honey to Safari on iPhone

Finding the right way to enable Honey on Safari browser on the iPhone can be a bit challenging, as there is no direct installation method for Honey on Safari. Unlike the computer’s browser, where you can easily install Honey as an extension on any of your favorite browsers, Safari on iPhone poses some limitations. However, there are still several ways to install Honey on Safari, and we will discuss each of these methods in detail below.

Things You Should Prepare for

Before we dive into the different ways to install Honey on Safari on iPhone, there are a few things that you should prepare beforehand. These include:

  • An iPhone with Safari browser installed
  • A stable and strong internet connection
  • Honey account
  • The latest version of Safari browser
  • Patience and attention to detail

Method 1: Via Honey’s official website

The first method to install Honey on Safari browser on iPhone is by using Honey’s official website. Here is a step-by-step guide to help you:

1. Open the Safari browser on your iPhone
2. Type and search for in the address bar
3. Once you reach the Honey homepage, click on the "Get Honey for Free" button
4. You will be directed to a new page to install Honey. Here, select the Safari browser option
5. You will receive a prompt asking you to confirm the installation of the Honey shortcut on your iPhone home screen. Confirm and continue
6. Once the installation process is complete, you will be redirected to the Honey app’s login page. Log in using your credentials
7. You’re done! Start enjoying your shopping experience with Honey


  • Quick and simple installation
  • The official route to download Honey


  • No direct integration with Safari browser
  • Slightly lengthier login process

Method 2: Via Using the App Store

The second method to install Honey on Safari browser on iPhone is by using the App Store. Here is a step-by-step guide to help you:

1. Open the App Store on your iPhone
2. Search for the "Join Honey – Shopping & Saving" app
3. Tap the download button to install the app
4. Once the app is installed, open the Safari browser on your iPhone
5. Click on the Share icon at the bottom center of the screen
6. Swipe screen left toggle through the six icons, and select the "More" button (the ellipsis icon)
7. Scroll down to the Activities section, locate and turn on the Honey extension
8. Now move the Honey browser extension all the way to the top using the "Edit" option
9. Click the "Done" button at the top right of the screen
10. You’re done! Start enjoying your shopping experience with Honey


  • The added benefit of having the Honey app on your iPhone
  • Extended user experience by having the app installed


  • A more time-consuming process as compared to the first method
  • Possibility of slow App Store download or installation

Method 3: Via Using the Shortcuts App

The third method is installing Honey via the Shortcuts app. Here’s how to do it:

1. Launch the Safari browser and go to
2. Click the "+" button located in the upper right part of the screen to create a new shortcut
3. Tap the search icon, type in and select the "Run JavaScript on Webpage" action
4. Copy and paste the following script into "Run JavaScript on Webpage":
var URL = ‘’;
var redirUrl = ‘honey://x-callback-url/home’;
var output =

type: ‘GET’,
url: URL,
dataType: ‘text’,
success: function(responseText){
var response = document.createElement(‘p’);
response.innerHTML = responseText;

function findHoneyButton(element) {
if (element.tagName === ‘A’ &&
element.href.includes(‘’)) {
output = element.href;
} else {
for (var i = 0; i < element.children.length; i++) { findHoneyButton(element.children[i]); } } } function getRedirectUrl(redirectUrl) { location.href = redirectUrl; setTimeout(function () { location.href = redirUrl; }, 2000); } ``` 5. Give the shortcut an appropriate name, such as 'Install Honey' 6. Click "Done" to save the changes 7. Go to Safari browser and open the webpage you want to shop at 8. Click the "Share" button, and under the list of icons, scroll right till you get to shortcuts and select "Install Honey" 9. Wait for 2-3 seconds, and you'll be redirected to Honey to install the extension 10. Enter your credentials to log in, and now you can start saving money! Pros:

  • Shortcuts App is familiar to most iPhone users
  • Helpful for those who use Shortcuts app frequently


  • A bit complex and requires some coding knowledge
  • Requires more steps than other methods

Why Can’t I Add Honey to Safari on iPhone?

Several issues may prevent you from adding Honey to Safari on iPhone. Some of the common reasons include:

Q1: Why won’t Honey work on my iPhone?
A: Please check if you have the latest version of the Safari browser. In some cases, you may need to uninstall and install the Honey app again.

Q2: Is Honey compatible with all websites?
A: While Honey can help you find discounts and coupon codes across many different websites, some shopping websites may not allow the use of these extensions.

Q3: Why can’t I install Honey on Safari on my iPhone?
A: If you’re struggling to install Honey on Safari, try clearing your browser’s cache and cookies or restarting your device. If the issue persists, try uninstalling and then reinstalling the Honey app.

Q4: Why can’t I see the Honey extension button on Safari?
A: If you’re unable to see the Honey extension button in Safari, try enabling it from Safari’s share menu. If it’s still not visible, you may need to reinstall Honey or update your Safari browser.

Additional Tips to Consider

Here are some additional tips to consider when using Honey for Safari on iPhone:

  • Always ensure that you have the latest version of the Safari browser
  • Try clearing cache and cookies for the Safari browser to ensure faster functioning
  • Consider using the Honey App if you’re struggling to use Honey on Safari

In Conclusion

Honey is an excellent addition to have on your iPhone’s Safari browser. With this tool, you can enjoy savings while shopping across different websites. Although it may be tricky to install Honey on Safari on iPhone, these three methods can help you achieve that easily. We hope this guide has helped you solve this issue and start saving money.

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