When you use your browser on your computer, you will delete the search history from time to time. It will speed up the browser and it will work better. If you have an iOS device, and if you are using Safari, the default web browser, it will store the addresses of the web pages you have visited the same way the browser on your computer does. You can delete the search history with ease. Perhaps you don’t want anyone to know which web sites you visited recently on your iPhone and iPad. In this article, we are going to show you how to delete Safari search history on iOS devices.
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How to delete Safari search history on iOS devices
Here is how you can delete Safari search history on your iPhone or iPad:
- First, close the Safari browser on your iPhone or iPad
- Navigate to Settings
- Scroll down and click on Safari
- Tap on Clear History
Your search history is now deleted. You can also clear cookies and data if you like. This option is located under the “Clear History” option.
If you are using family iPad, for example, to search the web and don’t want to clear the history after each search, you can use the Private search mode. When you open Safari web browser on your iPhone or iPad, just type on “Private” and the browser won’t store the addresses of websites you have visited.
If you want to delete only a few websites from history, without wiping it all off, read this guide: How To Delete Some History On Safari On iPhone or iPad
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