Why Delete Your Browsing History?

There are three good reasons:

  1. When you encounter login or other problem on a website, deleting history will often resolve the issue.
  2. Some websites track your browsing history. Deleting it helps maintain your privacy.
  3. If other people have access to your device, you should delete your browsing history…  unless you’ve no secrets.

Browsers On The iPhone

The three primary browsers on the iPhone are Safari, Chrome and Firefox. The steps to delete browsing history are different for each one. 


On the iPhone:

  • Tap Settings.
  • Scroll down to Safari.
  • Scroll down to ‘Clear History and Website Data’ and tap it. Choose the option ‘Clear History and Data.

Google Chrome

On the iPhone:

  • Tap the Chrome App to open it.
  • Tap the 3 dots in the bottom right-hand corner.
  • Tap History.
  • At the bottom of the screen tap ‘Clear Browsing Data’ .
  • In the next window tap ‘Clear Browsing Data’


On the iPhone:

  • Tap the Firefox App to open it.
  • Tap the 3 lines (burger menu) in the bottom right-hand corner.
  • Tap Settings.
  • Scroll down and tap ‘Data Management’ .
  • Tap ‘Clear Private Data’
  • In the popup window, choose ‘OK’ to clear private data.

That’s it… go forth and have a fun, private week.

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