How to clear Safari, Google browsing history or search history from your new iPhone X or iPhone 8 (Plus)? This post will show you detailed steps to clear history from iPhone to protect your personal privacy.
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The new iPhone X and iPhone 8 (Plus) come to us with the latest iOS 11. On your new iPhone, you can always do online search with Safari or Google Chrome as you like. For keeping your personal privacy, some of you may want to clear out browsing or search history regularly on your iPhone X/8. On iOS 11, it is a little bit different from on iOS 11, and here we will show you detailed instructions on how to clear history on iPhone X/iPhone 8.
You can clear Safari browsing history and website data in Safari app or in iPhone’s Settings app.
Step 1. Open Safari app from your iPhone X/8. From the bottom tap on the bookmark icon.
Step 2. Tap on the clock-like icon where your Safari histories are listed.
Step 3. Tap on the Clear button to remove all histories, or you can swipe to the left and then tap on Delete to clear a single history on iPhone 8/X.
Step 1. Go directly to Settings app on iPhone 8/X.
Step 2. Scroll down and find Safari, tap on it.
Step 3. You can scroll down to find "Clear History and Website Data". Tap on it and confirm that you want to clear all history, cookies and other browsing data from Safari on your iPhone X/8 (as shown in below Method 1).
Or you can scroll to the bottom and tap on Advanced > Website Data > You can select the history and data of a website to delete (as shown in Method 2).
Step 1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on your iPhone X or iPhone 8.
Step 2. At the top right, tap on menu icon looks like three-dot.
Step 3. Select the History option.
Step 4. Tap on Clear Browsing Data from the bottom of the screen.
Step 5. Chosee the data you want to clear, and tap on the Delete option.
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Fiona Wang Member of @PrimoSync team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of Apple related issues by writing iOS-how-to tutorials.