The Chrome browser on your iPhone includes many of the features that are available in the full desktop version. one of these options is incognito mode, or private browsing, which allows you to browse Web pages without storing them in your history. But you may copy and paste a link from a different location, or click a link from another page, only to realize that you inadvertently opened it in regular browsing mode.
You may know how to delete your entire Chrome browsing history, but that can be a more complete option that you want to avoid if there are pages in your history that you would like to save for later. Fortunately you can also delete individual pages from your history in Chrome, allowing you to keep the pages from your history that you want, while deleting those pages that you don’t want.
How to Delete a Page from Your Chrome History on an iPhone
The steps in this guide were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus, in iOS 10.2. The version of Chrome being used was the most current version available when this article was written.
Step 1: Open the Chrome app.
Step 2: Tap the menu icon at the top-right of the screen. It’s the icon with three dots.
Step 3: Select the History option.
Step 4: Tap the Edit button at the bottom-right corner of the screen. Note that there is a Clear Browsing Data option at the bottom-left corner of the screen, if you would prefer to delete everything.
Step 5: Tap the circle to the right of each page that you would like to delete, then touch the Delete option at the bottom-left corner of the screen.
You can then tap Done at the top-right of the screen to exit the history and return to the browser.
Would you also like to delete the history of any Web pages that you have visited in the default Safari browser? Find out how to delete Safari cookies and history on an iPhone to remove the data for that browser as well.
Matthew Burleigh has been writing tech tutorials since 2008. His writing has appeared on dozens of different websites and been read over 50 million times.
After receiving his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science he spent several years working in IT management for small businesses. However, he now works full time writing content online and creating websites.
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