Here's how you can use swipe to move forward and back in Safari in iOS 7.1.
1. To go forward put your finger on the right side of the screen and swipe toward the center.
2. To go back just swipe your finger from the left side of the screen toward the center.
Once you get used to swiping in Safari, you'll wonder why you ever used the back and forward buttons. It's so much faster and easier to move through web pages by swiping.
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