4 ways to clear browsing history in Safari

4 ways to clear browsing history in Safari
4 ways to clear browsing history in Safari
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If you are using the Safari system, you can clear your browsing history or certain specific browsing data regardless of which version (iOS or OS X) of Safari you are using. If you are using a public computer, it may be necessary to delete your browsing history or delete some sites you have visited. It's an easy task that only takes a few minutes, regardless of which version of Safari you're using.

Steps

Method 1 of 4: Clear history with OS X

Clear History in Safari Step 1

Step 1. Go to Safari then select the Safari menu

This will allow you to clear all of your web history, but if you want to delete specific entries, skip to the second method in this article.

  • If your version of Safari is an older version, select the menu instead Historical then click on Clear history.
Clear History in Safari Step 2

Step 2. Click Clear History and Site Data

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Step 3. In the window that appears, choose the time range of the history to be deleted

You can choose between options All history, The last hour, Today Where Today and yesterday.

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Step 4. Select Clear History to confirm your action

The entire history, cookies, searches, and other data included in the time frame you choose will be erased.

Note that this action will also affect the history of all devices linked to your iCloud account

Method 2 of 4: Clear specific entries with OS X

Clear History in Safari Step 5

Step 1. Go to Safari and select the History menu

Clear History in Safari Step 6

Step 2. Press View History or press Command + ⌥ Option + 2 to access the History screen

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Step 3. Find the entries to delete

Use the search bar at the top right of the window or expand the dates to browse all of your entries.

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Step 4. Right-click on the entry you want to delete, and then click Remove

If you are using a single button mouse or touchpad, press and hold the Control key and then click to open the menu. Repeat the process for each additional entry you want to clear.

Method 3 of 4: Clear browsing history with iOS

Clear History in Safari Step 9

Step 1. Go to settings

To delete all your web history in the iOS version of Safari, you need to do it from the 'Settings' app.

To delete specific entries, go to the next method

Clear History in Safari Step 10

Step 2. Scroll through the options and choose Safari

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Step 3. Scroll down again and select the Clear History and Site Data option

Press again to confirm. The entire history, cookies and other browsing data will be erased.

Method 4 of 4: Clear specific entries with iOS

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Step 1. Go to Safari on your device

To erase certain entries from your browsing history, you can do so in the app Safari.

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Step 2. Select Favorites at the bottom of the page

The button represents an open book.

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Step 3. Tap History on the Favorites menu

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Step 4. Find the specific entry you want to erase and then swipe left

The option To delete will be displayed.

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Step 5. Select the Delete option to delete the entry

Repeat this action for each additional entry you want to delete, then press Ended when you are done.

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