You can simply block these IP addresses (CIDR) used by Puffin Web Browser:
You can simply block these IP addresses (CIDR) used by Puffin Web Browser:
All Puffin browsers including Puffin Web Browser, Puffin Web Browser Free and Puffin Academy use the same format. Here is an example of the user agent of Puffin Web Browser 3.7.0:
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; zh-TW) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/30.0.1599.114 Safari/537.36 Puffin/3.7.0IT
"Puffin/3.7.0IT" is appended at the end of the user agent for Puffin Web Browser. "Puffin" is the keyword. If Puffin is found in the user agent, it is from the Puffin Web Browser.
"3.7.0" is the version number, where 3 is the major version and .7.0 is the minor version.
The rest two letters with 4 possible combinations represent the OS and the device type:
Puffin offers user more options of default search engine now.
You can go to settings to select your favorite searching engine!
Steps: tap menu "☰" → tap the gear wheel button → tap "Search engine" → select one.
Since June 2017, we will no longer support "Download to Cloud for Dropbox" integration. We'll continue to support "Download to Cloud for Google Drive".
The Dropbox integration APIs don't offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app's features in the future. If you'd like to use Download-to-Cloud feature, we recommend switching to Google Drive (the basic 15GB Google Drive service is provided free to everyone).
However, this syntax is not widely supported by most browsers, including Puffin.
Some websites will send notifications to you if your latest log on location is very different from your normal usage pattern. Others will send notifications for every login.
Puffin is a remote browser. The real browser is running on our servers, which is located in San Jose, California, U.S and Singapore. Once our server renders a webpage, it sends the results to Puffin client app, and the app displays the result in a certain sequence.
When you use Puffin Browser to log in to your accounts, the websites sees you coming from our servers in either Northern California in the United States or Singapore.
In both cases, if you are sure you have just logged in, then there is no need to worry.
If you are unsure, you can check your current Puffin server's IP address against the address provided in the notification email.
You can use Puffin Browser to access the following website, and you will see your current server's IP address. Your device's local IP address as seen from our servers will be shown in the X-Forwarded-For header.
In most cases, Puffin Browser performs much like a proxy server.
Puffin should auto-resume its connection to our server while your device recovering from no signal. You can enforce it to do so. Puffin should auto-resume its connection to our server while your device recovering from no signal. You can enforce it to do so. Please open menu and click "Reconnect to Server" icon.
If Puffin still cannot connect to our server, please visit our feedback page and provide us more information.
People who upgrade their iOS system to iOS 11 beta might experience unexpected crashes or freezes while clearing history. The issue is caused by a system fault in the latest beta, and it has been reported to Apple team.
Please clear the history one by one.
Or try incognito mode.
You can also go to the settings to clear all browsing history, but it will clear all your browsing records and most visited websites.
Thanks for your understanding.
Due to the Apple AppStore restrictions, your Apple AppStore purchasing history is solely controlled Apple company.
As an app developer, we cannot change it or remove it. Please contact Apple support directly if you need further support.
If there's firewall in your network, please disable it. Puffin may not work with firewall.
If you are connecting with cellular/mobile connection, please make sure Puffin is allowed to use your cellular conection in Settings.
You can find the option in Settings -> Cellular -> Puffin, or Settings -> Puffin -> Cellular Data.
If you are using an iOS 10 device, please try to reboot it.
For more info, please refer to 'How to Fix iOS 10 Data Problems' section in the following article.
If not, please let us know the following information:
1. iOS version
2. WIFI or cellular
3. For cellular, the name of your operator.
Please feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
You can also send connection to us by the following steps:
1. Go to http://goo.gl/m7eQsg in Safari browser on your device.
2. Input your mail address and write description.
Then, your IP, device ID and log will be sent to us automatically.
Puffin browser now opens mobile webpages by default. However, most websites do not show Flash content in their mobile pages. To access Flash content, please click the menu and chose 'Open Desktop site' option. And Puffin will reopen the page in the desktop mode.
If you still prefer to open new tabs in the desktop mode every time, please go to Settings and enable the 'Always Desktop Site' option.
You need to install apps which know how to open the files in your device.
For example, you can open PDF files after installing iBooks. There are other apps such as Dropbox, GoodReader, Keynote can open images, music, videos, MS office and other format of files.
Note that some of them are not free.
Puffin automatically shows the most visited sites on your start page.
To remove them, longpress on the site icon.
Then, click 'Remove' from the popup menu.
Although the signal is strong, it is possible that the connection between the WiFi provider and Puffin data server is not good.
Thus, please try the following ways to resolve this problem:
1. Close the unused tabs in order to reduce the usage of bandwidth.
2. Close other apps. If you still have the same problem, please click "Feedback" from the menu of Puffin Help, and provide us more info. Thank you!
Puffin uses our servers in USA / Singapore to improve the user experience.
The side effect is that the websites receive Puffin's servers IP rather than yours.
Although Puffin passes your IP to websites via X-Forwarded-For, some websites don't support this standard.
Browse tabs: click "Tabs" icon on the URL bar to enter the tabbed browsing view. In this view, you can close all tabs by clicking 'Trashcan' icon.
Back to previous page: swipe your finger from left edge of screen to center
Puffin supports Flash based or HTML5 based full screen mode. While viewing Flash videos or playing Flash games, a user will get noticed that he may enable the full screen mode. The 'Enable Full Screen mode' icon is located right next to the Floating menu on the bottom of the screen. Click the icon to enter the full screen mode.
Another way to enter the full screen mode. Please go to menu and enable 'Theater mode' option. However, this option is only available for selected Flash video formats.
Flash tools and settings: In full screen mode, Click 'More settings' icon, located at the bottom of the screen, to bring up the control panel. Please note that higher Flash quality requires more bandwidth, and it may result slower page responsiveness in slow network.
In the Flash full screen mode, click the more option icon on the lower right corner, and click "Game Pad" icon to launch virtual gamepad.
Puffin should automatically download the file. You may force Puffin to download a link by long-pressing on the link and selecting "Save Link". Then, you can save the file into your device or Google Drive.
To check the download status, click the menu botton, and click the 'Download' icon on the bar. You will find the status from the list.
To access the file on an iPad/iPhone, please tap the completed download from the list. Then, you can choose other apps to open/access the file.
To access files in your Google Drive, you need to use Google Drive app or visit Google Drive website.
For Adobe Flash content, it is easy to perform drag-n-drop in full screen mode. Please click "Full screen" icon right next to the floating menu. Then, the pan gestures will be considered as 'drag-n-drop' in this mode.
For other cases, please try one-click and one-longpress on the target object. When a circle appear on your touch point, you can move finger to perform drag-n-drop movement. If your target object is small, please refer to "How to drag-n-drop with trackpad".
Bring up the menu, and click "Mouse" icon. Two fingers press on the trackpad and wait for mouse cursor changing into Hand icon. Then, move your finger to perform drag-n-drop movement. You may longpress on the trackpad, and the mouse cursor will change into 'Hand' icon for drag-n-drop movement.
You need to have a AirPrint compatible printer (http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4356). The printer and your device should connect to the same local netwrok. Click 'Print' icon from the menu, select the printer from the list, and click 'Print' to print the webpage.
In the tabbed browsing view, click "Incognito" icon to enable "Incognito mode".
Scroll the page down and 'scroll-to-bottom' icon will show up. Click the icon to fast forwad to the bottom of the page. Similarly, scroll the page up and 'scroll-to-top' icon will show up.
Longpress on text to bring up text select kits. Longpress on a image to bring up pop-up menu to save the image.Please allow Puffin to access your photo album, or it cannot save images. Please give permission via iOS Settings > Privacy > Photos > Puffin.
Add Bookmark: Go to Puffin menu bar > Add Bookmark.
Access Bookmarks: Go to Puffin menu bar. Click 'Bookmarks' icon on the top bar.
Sync Chrome Bookmarks: In desktop Chrome, visit Chrome Web Store (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/apps). Search for 'Puffin Sync' extension, and add the extension to your Chrome. Back to your Puffin Browser, go to Puffin menu bar > Bookmarks, and click the 'Sync Bookmarks' icon on the top-right coner. Then follow the instructions on the screen. Once completed, Puffin will import your bookmarks from Chrome, and keep them in sync.
You can import your desktop bookmarks into Puffin browser. Click the "Import" icon from the bookmark section. Then follow the instructions on the screen.
Puffin asks where you like to save download files, and keeps this setting as default. To change this, please go to Menu > Settings and change the value of 'Download Destination' option.
Puffin can save more bandwidth for you. Please go to Menu > Settings and change the value of 'Data Savings' option.
Please go to Menu > Settings and change the value of 'Always Desktop site' option.
Each time you touch web page, Puffin will show a blue circle visual effect. To turn if off, please go to 'Settings' and turn off 'Touch visual effect'.
When your device's mute switch is on, you can still enable audio by turning on 'ignore mute switch' option from 'Settings'.
To clean history, cache, cookies, or saved passwords, please go to 'Settings' and select 'Clear Browser Data' options.
Please go to 'Settings'. Find Puffin's version at the bottom.
You can switch the way to use mouse in Settings => Mouse.
Bring up the menu, and click "Mouse" icon. Pan around cursor to move it. Pan outside of cursor to scroll the web page.
Bring up the menu, and click "Mouse" icon. Long press around cursor and move to drag-n-drop.
Bring up the menu, and click "Mouse" icon. Long press and release around cursor to trigger right click.
Puffin can remember your preference of incognito/normal mode. If you exit Puffin in incognito mode, it stays in incognito mode when next time you launching Puffin. Please follow the steps in the video to go back to normal mode. Click the tab button → Click the mask button.