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Missing functions: Open in new tab, change icon/color

  • Hi

    Im using the latest version of coast on my ipad air 1 wih iOS 712.

    How can I open a link in another tab (in background) is this even possible?
    Also is it possible to change the color of bookmarks or even select an own icon?


  • Hi,

    There is no concept of tabs so it is not possible. If you think of the button on the bottom right, it opens all the recent sites, much like iOS own double tap on the home button. All of the sites/apps in Recent Sites are not loaded, so if you open one of them, it might have to download the content again. Whether they are loaded or not is automatic and depends on the memory of the device. Just like the apps in iOS. If you open an app you opened a few days ago, you will see that it has to start up again.

    If I continue on that analogy, there is no way to make another tab/instance for apps in iOS. You can't open 2 clocks or mails.

    It is not possible to change an icon for an existing website in Coast, but there is another feature for this: you can create a separate tile for another webpage and for that one you can change the icon.

    Say you for instance have as one site, but you want as a second one and they are normally minimized to the same one. Go to and open the recent sites. Tap on the 3 dots on the top and select the "Add to home" icon. If you swipe on the icon, you can select another icon.

    Hope this helps! 🙂

  • Why do the three dots exit no more? I am very fond of it.

  • All features which were available under the three dots are right now under share button.

    Share button - card icon at the left bottom corner of the screen - is visible when some page is opened.