How To See Deleted History On iPhones? Read & Help Yourself…

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History is such a beautiful subject, it tells us about what happened in the past.. wait..what? This isn’t about that history? Okay, Got it! So Netizens, we surely are not talking about human history here but, another kind of history which is equally efficient, and guess what? Sometimes this history is much more important than the past ones because that history has happened in the past time and this history holds the potential to affect your future.

Yes, we are talking about the internet history or shall we call it our browser’s history, because that’s what we use to explore the internet. And, this history is surely something which must be taken seriously. It helps us on the browser to get our search results faster, saving our time by suggesting related items according to our previous searches, reload the content pretty quickly as it already has the cookies and cache saved.

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And sometimes the same history turns into a nightmare. Yes, naughty pals, we are talking about you guys here, you won’t get spared today. Imagine you watched private content that is considered inappropriate in the public (you already know what we are talking about) and you forget to delete the history. Now your mom has your phone and she’s looking for a recipe from Xavier’s kitchen, the moment she will type “x” on the keyboard of the safari browser, could be your last in the house. Stay with us throughout the article and save yourself.

Now imagine after knowing how to delete the history on iphone, you follow the procedure and delete all the history from the safari browser and you are all set to give the phone to your mother, but then you realized that you deleted the search results too, which you gave almost an hour to find and write the article on. Now your anxiety level is on cloud 9, calm down folk, we are backing you. We will make you see deleted history on your iphone back. Just keep reading the article.

How To Delete History On iPhone: Explained.

Deleting the history is important too, not only because you have publically objectionable content links on it, but also this pile of history is slowing down your iPhone. Sometimes, this history troubles you by suggesting irrelevant things and searches. Like for eg: you gave your iphone to one of your friends for an hour for the internet surfing purposes, they search content which is totally irrelevant to your personality but now you’re getting suggestions everytime you browse.

So to get your personal hold back on the device and safari, let’s start deleting the history right now. Follow the procedure written in stepwise manner down below.

Step 1: Open the Settings from your home screen of your iPhone.

Step 2: Scroll down until you reach Safari, once you are there, click on it.

Step 3: Inside Safari, scroll down to the option Clear History And Website Data. Select it.

Step 4: A new small window will slide up from the bottom screen, tap on the Clear History And Data option.

Voila, your history is deleted from the browser and now you can go to the safari and check your history box, it’s empty, right. We saved you from getting kicked out from the house, the least we deserve is a thank you in the comment section, do that before you leave from here.

How To See Deleted History On iPhone: Explained.

The only one way to see the deleted history again & 2 ways to restore the history back in the browser, and then view the history. Let’s learn about all three options one by one.

How To See Deleted History On iPhones

# View By Settings

Step 1: Open the Settings from your home screen of your iPhone.

Step 2: Scroll down until you reach Safari, once you are there, click on it.

Step 3: Inside Safari, scroll down straight to the last option i.e. Advanced. Select it.

Step 4: A new small window will appear with 3 new options, tap on the Website Data, to view your history.

Note: This method will work only when the data, cookie and cache is not deleted by the user. Also, if the user surf their searches on incognito mode then this method stands no chance to make you view any history.

# Restoring History / Bookmarks From The iCloud

Step 1: Visit www.icloud.com from your iPhone’s browser or through your macbook or any other computer.

Step 2: Click on the Sign In option, following by entering your apple id & password.

Step 3: After successful login, click on the Settings icon present in the menu tray.

Step 4: Scroll down to the footer options and click on the Restore Bookmarks, present as the last option in the column.

Step 5: A new window will pop up, select the latest backup of your bookmarks of safari.

Step 6: Tap on the Restore button and get your history back on safari again.

Note: This method will work only when the icloud backup is ON, in your iphone with having safari data in the sync list.

# Restoring Data With An External Firmware

Step 1: Visit www.iphonerecovery.com and download their firmware. You can pick the compatible version according to your computer, as they have both windows & macOS compatible software.

Step 2: After complete download and installation, open the software on your computer. Now click on the Restore Bookmarks option, following by connecting your iphone with computer via compatible data cable.

Step 3: Let the software work on finding your deleted history of safari. Once the process is done, you can save the file on the Desktop of your computer.

Step 4: Now click open the new file on the desktop and select the browser adjoining option. It will direct you to the browser and enables you to see both the deleted and existing history of your safari browser of the iphone.

Note: We advise you not to try this method, until you are left with no option. 

It’s strongly recommended to keep the iCloud backup ON in your iPhone, and do not forget to add safari data in the sync list too. If you follow these simple protocols already, the first two methods will serve you the best with all the security & privacy intact.

For further details, you can always visit Apple’s official website or click on https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/search-your-web-browsing-history-ibrw1114/mac to directly land on the page, explaining how to deal with this issue.

I hope I could address all your queries and now you can easily resolve the How To See History / Deleted History On iPhone Issue. If you have any further doubts, you can visit or contact your service provider or you may leave a comment below. Also, please leave a like on the content if it was helpful. And do tell me about your experience in fixing this issue, in the comment box.

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