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The Safari web browser has a lot of useful features, but its tendency to store all of your browsing information can be inconvenient sometimes. If you want to clear your search history and get rid of the list of websites you have recently visited, our guide will be very useful. Keep reading to find out all about how to clear history on Safari.
How to Clear History on Safari on a Mac in 7 Easy Steps
These steps will allow you to clear your Safari history from a Mac.
- Launch Safari from your MacBook.
- Pick the “History” option found at the top of the Safari browser.
- Click the “Show History” option if you just want to delete a single website history. Otherwise, move on to step 5.
- Right-click on the website that you want to remove from your history and then click “Delete.”
- Click the “Clear History” option to delete multiple website histories at once.
- Choose how far back you would like your browsing history to be cleared.
- Click on “Clear History” again to confirm your decision.
How to Clear History on Safari on an iPhone in 4 Easy Steps
- Open the Settings app on your phone by clicking the grey and black icon.
- Scroll down until you see the Safari option on the menu, and click on this area.
- Go down through the options in the Safari window until you see an option that says “Clear History and Website Data.”
- Confirm that you do want to remove your Safari history by clicking the red text that says “Clear History and Data.” This will remove your history, cookies, and browsing data, but it will not delete your AutoFill information.
Now that you know these steps, you can easily alter your browsing history and protect your own privacy. Keep in mind that this will clear your history from all Mac devices if you have iCloud preferences set to link Safari. To learn more about removing history, contact Apple Support.