How to Clear Cookies on iPhone 11

Sometimes you will need to clear website data and history on your iPhone 11, which includes cookies that have been saved by websites. Use these steps to clear cookies on iPhone 11.

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Select Safari.
  3. Touch the Clear History and Website Data button.
  4. Tap Clear History and Data to confirm.

Our article continues below with more information and pictures for these steps.

Cookies are used by websites to track usage and pass data, such as a logged in account.

In many situations these cookies are helpful, and will improve your experience with the sites that you visit.

But you may be having trouble with a particular site, and troubleshooting guides often suggest clearing cookies as one of the steps to try and fix the problem.

Our guide below will show you how to clear cookies on an iPhone 11.

How to Clear Cookies on iPhone in iOS 13

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.6.1, but will work for many other iPhone models and versions of iOS.

Note that performing this action will delete your iPhone cookies, as well as other browsing data, including your history. This won’t delete bookmarks.

Step 1: Open the Settings app.

open Settings

Step 2: Scroll down and choose the Safari option.

open the Safari settings

Step 3: Scroll down and tap the Clear History and Website Data button.

clear history and website data iphone

Step 4: Touch the Clear History and Data button again to confirm that you wish to delete this data.

how to clear cookies on iPhone 11

You can then return to browsing in Safari to see if your problem is resolved. Any accounts that you were previously signed into will be signed out, so you will need to log back in as needed.

This will only clear cookies for the Safari browser. If you need to delete cookies in other browsers, such as Firefox or Chrome, you will need to delete cookies in those browsers separately.

You will notice that there is a Block All Cookies option on the Safari menu as well. You can enable that if you want to block any cookies from being stored in Safari. However, this may make some sites difficult, if not impossible, to use properly.

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