How to Clear Browser History and Cookies on iPhone

When clearing browsing history on iPhone is mentioned, you might think of the easiest way to do it: launch Safari > click the little book like icon at the bottom > tap History > tap Clear History. That’s it! However, the fact is that even you tap ‘Clear History’, the next time when you use your Safari to search for something, you might get the suggested items from the searching box, which are given based on your browsing history. It seems the ‘Clear History’ just removes the obvious history from your eyes, but remains on your iPhone. If so, if you really want to completely clear browsing history and cookies from iPhone, I suggest you try the following way.

What You Need:

  • Your iPhone and its USB cable
  • Wondershare SafeEraser

Wondershare SafeEraser is a professional tool which is designed for iPhone users to permanently delete private data or unwanted data. Any deleted data will never be recoverable or viewable by any people. Thus, all your personal data will end at your hand, making your personal information pretty safe. Below are the simple steps for how to use it.

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Step 1 Download and install Wondershare SafeEraser

Get the right version of Wondershare SafeEraser installation package. Install it on your computer and launch it. Connect your iPhone to your computer through a USB cable. If a promt pops up, asking you to trust the computer, you should tap the ‘Trust’ button on your iPhone. If connected successfully, you can see your iPhone appears on the upper left of the main window.

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Step 2 Scan for browsing history and cookies on iPhone

In the primary window, click ‘Erase Private Data’ to let the program scan for all Safiri history and cookies on your iOhone. You know, Safari history and cookies belong to private data which display the content you’ve browsed.

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Step 3 Clear iPhone browsing history and cookies

When the scan is completed, you can see Safari Cache, Safari History and Safari Cookies are displayed. Check any of them to see the details. To delete all Safari History, Safari Cookies and Safari Cache, check them and click ‘Erase Now’.

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