Can’t Delete Safari History on iPhone, Fix

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How to view and clear your browsing history in Safari on iPhone or iPad
Please suggest an Android phone under 95 USD? IPhone In other languages: You will need to transfer the data to your new iPhone, probably using an iCloud backup. Sounds like an interested question. Thanks for sharing the method that worked for you with all of us. In Safari, tap the Bookmarks button in the toolbar. We appreciate it and will add it into the article for other folks to give a try.

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Clear the history and cookies from Safari on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Over the course of browsing the web, you may want to find a website you visited in the past to revisit. You may also want to clear your browsing history of any past websites, tracking cookies, or other website data. Safari for iPhone and iPad makes it easy: Here's how to view your recent history, search your full history, and clear your website data. The current tab's browsing history will appear for you to peruse.

You won't be able to delete any information here, only see what you've viewed recently. Make sure you've returned to the top-level menu by tapping on any back arrows in the upper left corner. If your iPhone's running slow or you simply want to get rid of your website data, here's how to do it. Skip to main content. What's my iPhone worth? Forums Shop Toggle Search. How to view your tab's recent history If you just want to view the website history of the current tab, here's how to do it.

Launch the Safari app from the Home screen of your iPhone or iPad. Our readers will surely find this clarification helpful. This guy posted this same tip somewhere else Apple Discussions, maybe?? He left out one step here, which I think follows bullet point 6 where you closed Safari and Settings in order. I tried his tip and it finally got rid of that pesky cookie that nothing seemed to be able to delete!

Thought other users could benefit may want to include in main article so more readers know about it.. Thanks for the heads-up on what worked following the reader tip. You need to go to icloud in settings and if safari is turned on, turn it off. Then, turn it back off again, and press delete safari. This will clear the top hits. Thanks for sharing a great tip! We appreciate it and will add it into the article for other folks to give a try. They are not going to waste there time, just come out with something new.

Sorry to hear that. This certainly is a persistent and pesky problem. Safari not deleting website data, already contacted Apple support and restoring entire iPhone only helps temporarily as soon as you start searching safari again the issue starts all over again.

Was so excited today to see there was a new update, stupid me thinking they were going to fix this issue so many of us are having on the iPhone 6, 6s. These devices are costly to say the least and you would think Apple would want to help their customers solve and fix these issues, nope.

I see now why all my kids do not own iPhones anymore. Sad Apple, very sad, if the issue does not get resolved I will not be an iPhone user much longer myself. Every time they update it gets worse.

Now I have this issue too. They are lacking in testing. I called Apple support and ended up completely wiping out my phone. Thanks for sharing the method that worked for you with all of us. This particular problem is super frustrating and seems to stick around for awhile, including through a few of the recent iOS 10 updates.

So I know this tip will be put to a lot of use! Iphone 6 will not delete website data from Walgreens. Ever since Trump and the Republican Congress pushed through his awful internet usage sharing bill that makes it legal for companies such as internet providers to gather and sell your browsing history and personal website data to anyone who wants it.

I think Apple must be selling users website data. They stay there, even after I tried everything in your article. I can delete history and some website data, but the same websites are constantly there. Is there anything else? Is it a bug problem? One thing to check is if you have Safari enabled in iCloud. If so, it syncs across all devices. So try disabling iCloud Safari syncing on all your devices and computers. Then follow these steps with each device and see if that clears up the problem.

This is a well known and lame defect in the Safari app so here is my easy fix… albeit totally bailing on Safari. Download the Firefox web browser.

This will automatically remove the Safari icon from the iPhone tool bar. Now your our back in business with a more secure browser.

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How to disable Safari on iPhone and iPad. It is not possible to delete Safari, which is a core OS application, on iOS. Instead, you can first erase your Safari data and then disable Safari on your iOS device. With iOS 9 and iPhone 5s or later, you can use content blockers in Safari. Content blockers are third-party apps and extensions that let Safari block cookies, images, resources, pop-ups, and other content. Here's how to get a content blocker: Download a content blocking app from the App Store. Disable Safari on iOS by following these simple steps:STEP 1: From your device's home screen, click the Settings app STEP 2: Scroll Sign in | Submit a Request | Back to X3watch We're here to help.