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A Simple Guide On How To Delete Search History On Your IPhone

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You owe explanations to no one to clear or delete search history from your iPhone.  your business is your business. However, it is a known fact that browsers actually retain a running record of all the websites you visit.

Your browser’s history contains a lot of data that presents privacy issues. Hence, it’s a good idea to periodically clear the browser history on your iPhone since it improves performance and protects your privacy.

It would be wise to delete your Siri data as well if you frequently use Siri to conduct web searches. This article is for you if you are seeking for instructions on how to wipe history on an iPad or an iPhone. We will talk about the search histories in using Siri, Google Chrome, and Safari. Let’s begin right away.

 

How To Clear Search History In Safari

Safari offers numerous methods for wiping search history, including batch deletion, individual page deletion, and cleaning all search history at once.

Clearing All History On Safari

  1. On your iPhone, go to Settings and select Safari.
  2. Scroll down and tap Clear History and Website Data.
  3. Confirm your decision by clicking Clear History and Data

NOTE: Your AutoFill information will not change even if you delete all of your Safari history. Nonetheless, it will erase synchronized data from any devices connected to your iCloud account.

How To Erase History Of Individual Websites On Safari

  1. Open Safari
  2. Locate the Bookmarks icon (see the open book icon at the bottom of the screen) and tap on it
  3. Then you’ll see a clock icon. This is History. Tap on it
  4. Swipe left on a website and tap the Delete button.

How To Clear History Of Individual Sites On Safari

 

  1. Open the Safari app.
  2. Tap on the Bookmarks icon. This icon looks like an open blue book. It is located on the bottom of your screen.
  3. Tap on History. This icon looks like a clock on the upper-right corner of your screen.
  4. Swipe left on a website and tap the red Delete button.

How To Clear History Based On Time Periods On Safari

 

  1. Open Safari browser
  2. Locate the Bookmarks icon (see the open book icon at the bottom of the screen) and tap on it
  3. Then you’ll see a clock icon. This is History. Tap on it
  4. Then tap the Clear button at the bottom right of the screen
  5. Choose how much of your browsing history you want to delete. You can choose from all time, today and yesterday, today, and the last hour.

 

How To Delete Search History In Chrome Browser

There are various ways to delete your search history in Chrome, just like in Safari. You should be aware that clearing your complete Chrome history would also erase any synced data from your other Google accounts.

Clearing All History On Chrome

  1. Open Chrome on your iPhone, then press the menu icon in the bottom right corner of the screen. The symbol resembles three dots.
  2. Tap History.
  3. At the bottom of your screen, tap Clear Browsing Data.
  4. Select a time range and the information you want to delete. In this instance, check Browsing History and uncheck items you do not want to delete.
  5. At the bottom of your screen, tap Clear Browsing Data. Confirm the action in the pop-up box that appears.

Deleting Individual Sites From Chrome History

  1. Open Chrome
  2. Tap More (look for the icon with three gray dots)
  3. Then tap History in the pop-up menu
  4. Tap Edit on the bottom right side of the screen
  5. After that, select the websites you want to remove and tap Delete

How To Clear History On Ipad And Iphone On Chrome Based On Time Periods

  1. Open Chrome
  2. Tap More (look for the icon with three gray dots)
  3. Then tap History in the pop-up menu
  4. After that, tap Clear Browsing Data on the bottom left side of the screen
  5. Select Browsing History and set the Time range (Last hour, last 24 hours, last 7 days, etc.)
  6. Go back and tap Clear Browsing Data at the bottom of the screen.

How To Delete Your Siri Search History

You may want to erase your Siri data as well if you often use it to find things online. You can remove your Siri search history if privacy is a concern. Here is how to go about it:

  1. On your iPhone, go to Settings
  2. Go to Siri & Search.
  3. Choose Siri & Dictation History
  4. Then tap Delete Siri & Dictation History and confirm your decision.

 

Browse Privately

If you do not want to have to wipe the history every time on your iPhone, you might also wish to browse in Private or incognito mode. Use a VPN if you want to browse the internet fully anonymously and view material that is not available where you live.

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