How to Clear History on iPhone, and iPad in 2024

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  • Learn how to clear your browsing history on Safari, Google Chrome, Opera, and Mozilla with clear steps and pictures.

Safari is popular for Apple devices, but it lacks user-friendliness, speed compared to Chrome, and limited options. We recommend using user-friendly and secure browsers. In this article, we will discuss how to clear the history of iPhone and iPad running on the latest iOS. Note that the browser has no parental controls or passcodes, so be mindful of your browsing activity to prevent unauthorized access to your iOS device.

Guide on How to clear history on iPhone, iPad: Google Chrome, Safari

Steps to clear Safari browsing history on iPhone

Step 1: Access the Safari App on your iPhone. Tap on the Bookmarks Icon from the bottom menu.

Open safari app tap on bookmark on iPhone

Step 2: Tap on Clock Icon from the top menu. In the bottom right corner, choose Clear

Step 3: In the Clear Timeframe menu, select the one from Last Hour, Today, Today and Yesterday, & All History. Tap Clear History.

Click clock icon tap clear tap on all history select clear history on iPhone

How to Clear Search History on iPhone Google Chrome Browser

1. Go to the Google Chrome app on iPad or iPhone,
2. Tap three-dots icon located bottom-right corner.
3. Tap History from the menu option.

Open chrome app tap three icon select history on iPhone

4. Tap Clear Browsing Data…
5. Click on Clear Browsing Data… appears lower on the screen

Click on clear browsing data choose clear browsing data on iPhone

6. Now, Clear Browsing Data screen opens with many options, including Time range, Browsing history, Cookies, Site Data, Cached images and Files, Saved Passwords, and Auto-Fill data.

Click clear browsing data... select time range tap more option for any one select on iPhone

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in this, by default, Browsing History comes selected, other all options are optional to choose if you want to clear it. Let’s see what is time range with an example.

Time Range – here, Last hour, Last 24 hours, Last 7 Days, Last 4 Weeks, All time. For example, if you want to clear last 2 days histories on google chrome iPhone browser, then choose Last 7 days to delete. This is only example to understand. if you want to clear all history, choose All time.

Click clear browsing data... select time range tap more option for any one select on iPhone

7. Now Click on Clear Browsing Data.
8. The items that you selected will be removed. Choose again Clear Browsing Data. in the last tap Done appear on the upper-right corner of the screen to save changes.

Click on clear browsing data choose clear browsing data on iPhone

That’s it.

Steps to clear Mozilla Firefox History in iOS

Step 1: Access the Mozilla Firefox app on your iPhone. Tap on the Hamburger Icon from the bottom right corner. 
Step 2: Select History.

Open firefox app tap three icon select history on iPhone

Step 3: Tap the clock icon, tap the delete button, select 3 options for delete,. Click on Done on your iPhone, Select anyone from Today, Today and Yesterday, or Everything. Atlast, tap on Done from top right corner. 

Tap clock icon tap delete button select 3 option for delete click on done on iPhone

Steps to clear Opera History in iPhone

Step 1: Access the Opera Browser on your iPhone. Tap on the Hamburger Icon from the right corner. 
Step 2: Select History.

Open opera app tap three icon select history on iPhone

Step 3: choose More Icon in the search field. From the prompted menu, tap on Clear History.
Step 4: In the Clear Browsing History? Pop-up, tap on Clear.

Tap three icon select clear history choose clear on iPhone

The above steps are common for iPhone, iPad. Also covered most of the popular iOS browsers guide on How to delete history on iPad, iPhone step by step.

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Karly Wood

Karly Wood, a Wellington-based journalist, excels in covering Apple and tech trends. With a diverse background in public safety, government, and education reporting, her insights bridge multiple disciplines, offering readers a well-rounded perspective on today's technological advancements. Contact Her Team:- jaysukh.pharma@gmail.com [OR] admin@howtoisolve.com

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