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How to Delete Bookmarks and History on iPhone/iPad/Mac

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The browser might be one of the most frequently used apps in our daily life. We use it to check our email, visit social platforms, do some banking or shopping, or search for recipes. Over time, the browser collects more and more cookies and catches, which might slow down your browsing speed. To help the browser load faster, there is a need to remove unneeded cookies and history.

If you're looking to delete bookmarks and history on your iPhone and Mac, these are the tricks you can try. 

Part 1. How to Delete Bookmarks and History on iPhone/iPad

In this section, we will respectively show you the steps to delete bookmarks and history on your iPhone and iPad.

To delete bookmarks from Safari:

Step 1. Open your Safari app > Tap the book-like icon Bookmarks button in the lower right corner. 

Step 2. Tap the "Edit" button located in the lower right corner.

Step 3. Tap the red Minus sign or just left swipe the bookmark, and click "Done" to delete the bookmark.

tap the red minus sign

To delete browsing history from Safari:

Step 1. Open Safari on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 2. Tap the bookmarks icon (the open book) at the bottom of the screen on iPhone and the top left on iPad.

Step 3. From the new page, tap the clock icon in the upper right corner.

Step 4. At the bottom of the History pane, tap "Clear" and select the time you'd like to delete from. Or you can also remove individual entries by swiping to the left across a URL until the "Delete" appears.

Delete history on iPhone and iPad from Safari

Tips: The method introduced above can be applied to delete the specific history. If you want to delete all history at once, you can go to the Settings > Safari > Clear History and Website Data > Confirm your deletion. Note that this will delete everything include cookies and other browsing data. If you wish to keep them, you can go back to use Safari to delete bookmarks instead.

Part 2. How to Clear Bookmarks and History on Mac

If you have ever deleted bookmarks and history on the iPhone, you would be very familiar with the steps to delete Bookmarks and history on Mac. Here are the detailed steps.

To delete Safari bookmarks on Mac:

Step 1. Open Safari on your Mac.

Step 2. From the top menu of your Mac, click on "Bookmarks."

Step 3. From the drop-down list, click on "Edit Bookmarks."

Step 4. Choose the bookmark you wish to delete and right-click it, then select "Delete."

Delete Bookmark from your Mac

To delete Safari history on Mac:

Step 1. launch Safari on your Mac.

Step 2. Click on the "History" tab on the top of the screen.

Step 3. From the drop-down list, select "Show History."

Step 4. Right-click on the page you desire to remove.

Step 5. Click on "Delete" in the drop-down menu.

Tips: If you wish to clear out all browsing history, you can follow these steps. 

  • Launch your Safari browser on the Mac.
  • On the top of the screen, choose "History."
  • From the drop-down list, click on "Clear History."
  • Then, you can select the period of time for which you wish to delete Safari history.

Part 3. How to Delete Other Files on iPhone/iPad

As we all know, too many stuff store on your iPhone or iPad can slow down your system. To make your iPhone run faster, the best solution is to remove some unwanted apps and data. However, it's time-consuming to delete data stored in different apps. That's why you need this iPhone data transfer software - EaseUS MobiMover to help. With this program, you can delete whatever kind of iOS data with only a few clicks.

Apart from that, it also lets you transfer files between iDevices or between an iOS device and download any videos from any site. For more functions of EaseUS MobiMover, you can download it on your computer to explore.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer (Mac or PC) with a USB cable, launch EaseUS MobiMover, click "Content Management" and choose the category you want to delete data from. (Here deleting contacts from iPhone is set as an example.)

delete iPhone data - Step 1

Step 2. Click "Select All" to select all data on your iPhone or tick the checkbox next to the items you want to remove to choose specific files, then click "Delete" to delete the selected content from your iPhone. (Before you remove data from your iPhone, you are recommended to make a backup of it by clicking "Transfer to PC".)

delete iPhone data - Step 2

Step 3. After clicking "Delete", you will see a new window asking you whether to delete the selected items. Click "Yes" in the window to confirm your deletion.

delete iPhone data - Step 3

The Final Words

As you can see, it is very easy to delete bookmarks and history on iPhone, iPad, and Mac. With the methods offered in this guide, you can easily get the job done. One more thing: Don't forget to back up your device before deleting anything from your device. If, unfortunately, data loss happens while deleting data, don't worry, you still have the chance to get the deleted data back.

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