It is a good practice to Clear Your Browsing History on iPhone from time to time, as it helps in protecting your privacy and improves the performance of your device by removing expired cached content from memory and storage.
Why Clear Browsing History on iPhone
All major web browsers keep an accurate record of the websites that you visit in browser Cache and this information can be easily accessed by anyone that has access to your iPhone.
Hence, the primary reason for clearing your browsing history from iPhone would be to prevent the possibility of anyone being able to view your browsing history.
The other important reason for removing browsing history and cached data from iPhone is to improve the performance of your device by clearing out stale or expired cached data from the memory and storage of your iPhone.
1. Clear Browsing History in Safari Browser
If you are using the default Safari browser on iPhone, you can follow the steps below to remove your Browsing History and other Cached Data from iPhone.
Open Settings on your iPhone > scroll down and tap on Safari icon.
On the next screen, scroll down and tap on Clear History and Website Data link.
On the confirmation pop-up, tap on Clear History and Data to confirm.
This action will clear out all your browsing history, cookies and other website data from iPhone.
2. Clear Browsing History on iPhone in Chrome Browser
Google’s Chrome Browser provides easy access to all your browsing history on iPhone and provides the option to Clear Browsing History from Last Hour, Last 24 Hours, Last 7 Days, Last 4 Weeks and All Time.
Open Chrome browser > tap on 3-dots menu icon located in bottom-menu and select the History tab in the menu that appears.
On the next screen, tap on Clear Browsing Data… option.
On Clear Browsing Data screen, select All Time as the Time Range and tap on Clear Browsing Data.
On the confirmation pop-up, tap on Clear Browsing Data to confirm.
This will clear all your Browsing History, Cookies, and other website data from Chrome browser.