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How to delete specific website history from Safari on iPhone or iPad.

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Deleting your entire history isn’t always easy, but you can choose to delete specific websites from your history instead (and the data they leave on your device). Here’s how to do it in Safari for iPhone and iPad.

How to remove websites from Safari History.

Safari will record any of your websites unless you use private browsing. Once a website has entered your history, it will appear in the URL bar when you start typing a related term. There are a number of reasons why you might want to crawl specific websites, and it’s easy to do so.

Open Safari and tap on the “Bookmarks” icon at the bottom of the screen (it looks like an open book).

View Safari bookmarks and history

A popup will appear with three tabs for your bookmarks, reading list and history. Tap on the clock icon to see your history.

Safari history on iPhone

You can now swipe left on any entry in your history and tap “Delete” to remove it.

Remove entry from Safari History on iPhone.

Instead of scrolling through your entire history of visited websites, you can also search for specific terms or URLs using the on-screen search box. But this is not the only proof that a website has left your device behind.

Related: How to change the default search engine in Safari on iPhone or iPad.

How to delete specific website data.

Websites leave all kinds of data on your device, including cached images and cookies. If you want to remove all the logos of a website, it is necessary to remove the data of the website as well.

Launch Settings and tap on Safari> Advanced> Website Data. This menu may take a while to load as Safari brings a complete list of website data and estimates how much storage each entry takes up on your device.

View Safari website data

You can now follow the same procedure on any website by swiping to the left and tapping the “Delete” button that appears.

Delete Safari website data.

You can also search for specific websites using the search bar at the top of the screen, or navigate to everything using the “Remove all website data” button at the bottom of the list. ۔

Delete all data from the Safari website.

Note that if you delete (or clear all of) the website’s data, there may be some errors, such as re-logging in or emptying your shopping cart.

Related: Clearing your cookies all the time makes the web even more annoying.

Don’t forget about private browsing mode

You can use the private browsing mode in Safari at any time to view a website without recording it on your device. To do this, tap on the tab icon in the lower right corner of the screen, followed by the number of open tabs at the bottom of the screen. Tap “Private” to go to a private browsing session from here.

Note that all tabs in your private browsing session will remain open until you close them, so make sure you close anything that might compromise your privacy.

To get a better handle on your iPhone or iPad’s privacy settings, we recommend periodic iOS privacy checkups.

Related: How to check and tighten all the privacy settings of your iPhone.