The Safari browser on iPhone and iPad records history, cookies, and cache information in its storage. Over time, this information is accumulated and grows in size.
However, the browser offers the option to clear the browsing history, cookies, and cache data to free the device space and eliminate page loading errors.
In this guide, we have shared the steps to clear the browsing and site data from Apple Safari on iPhone and iPad.
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Clearing the History from Safari on iPhone
You can easily remove the browsing history, and it will clean up all the site history from the browser storage. Here are the steps to clear your browsing history:
- Launch the Safari app on iPhone or iPad.
- Tap on the Book icon next to the URL bar.
- Switch to the History tab.
- Within the History tab at the bottom, tap on the
This will delete the entire browsing history from the Safari browser. Please note that this is an irreversible process and may not leave the ability to recover it once deleted.
If unaware, you can also use history to open the recently closed tabs.
Clearing the Site Cookies and Cache in Safari on iPhone
One can quickly delete cookies and cache storage of all the websites. It will also help in recovering the storage space occupied in the browser due to stored cache files. Here are the steps to clear cookies and cache:
- Open the Settings app on the iPhone or iPad.
- Scroll down and choose Safari from the Settings page.
- From Safari Settings, select the Clear History and Website Data options.
- Within the popup dialog box, tap on the
It will clear the browsing history, website cookies, and cache data. It will clear cookies on iPad or iPhones that may take up unnecessary space.
Apple Safari is a simple privacy-focused browser that allows clearing browsing history, clear cookies and file cache data. A simple tap on Clear History and Website Data will help to remove all the stored files.
It also helps in protecting data privacy and removes redundant files from the browser storage.
Similarly, you can clear the site and browsing data from Safari app on your Mac. It helps in deleting the obsolete data from the browser storage and often help fixing the loading issues.
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