PKI Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - v2.20, by Dr. Herong Yang
Visiting "https" Website with Safari on iOS 10 iPhone
This section provides a tutorial example on how to visit an HTTPS Website with Safari on iOS 10 iPhone.
If you are using an iPhone, you probably spend lots of time with Safari browser visiting Websites. So let's how Safari works with Websites that support the HTTPS protocol.
1. Run Safari on your iPhone and enter "facebook.com" in the address area. The Facebook home page is displayed.
2. Look at the Website address area. You will see that a lock icon is displayed next to the address.
Lock icon in the Web address area indicates that this page is secured with the HTTPS protocol. However, Safari does not offer any function to let you view the details of the certificate used by server. You have to trust Safari that it will validate the server certificate and use it encrypt all data exchanged between you and the server.
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