How to Clear Your History in the iPhone 5 Safari Browser


We have previously discussed how to do private browsing on the iPhone 5, which is a great option if you are going to be visiting sites that you do not want to show up in your Safari history. This is a good option if you are doing some holiday shopping for a family member, and you are worried about them snooping around your iPhone 5. But you might not always remember to enter private browsing, or you might be taken to some sites before you get the opportunity to enter a private browsing session. In these cases you will need to clear your history from the Safari browser on your iPhone 5.

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Clear the iPhone 5 Safari History

 

While this tutorial is focused on clearing your Safari history on the iPhone 5, the final screen in the process will also give you an option to clear your cookies and data as well. The Safari browser keeps these two options separate when you are clearing data from the browser, so clearing your history will still leave cookies and other persistent data in the browser, and vice versa. But you can follow the steps below to clear only your history from the iPhone 5 Safari browser.

 

Step 1: Tap the Settings icon.

Open the Settings menu

Open the Settings menu

 

 

Step 2: Scroll down to the Safari option and select it.

Select the Safari option

Select the Safari option

 

 

Step 3: Scroll down to the Clear History button and select it.

Press the Clear History button

Press the Clear History button

 

 

Step 4: Press the Clear History button to confirm that you want to delete your history of visited websites.

Confirm that you want to clear your history

Confirm that you want to clear your history

 

If you haven’t already started using them, bookmarks in the iPhone 5 Safari browser are very convenient. it can take away some of the difficulty associated with trying to type website addresses into the address bar on the iPhone 5.

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