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Our iPhone 5s/5/5c does an excellent job of allowing us to connect to the internet. With a data plan in place, by simply entering the name of a website, we can easily visit websites with the help of a browser.

While Safari is the built-in browser in iPhone, may people use other browsers as well. But no matter which browser you choose, it records all the websites that you visit and saved them in the form of browser history. While the main job of this history is to make it easier for you to get to a particular website, too much of it is not good for your iPhone 5s/5/5c, and we should know how to clear history on iPhone 5s/5/5c.

How to Simply Clear History on iPhone 5s/5/5c

If you use Safari browser in your iPhone 5s/5/5c, follow the below mentioned steps to delete the browsing history.

  • Tap on Settings.
  • Now, scroll down and search for the Safari icon and tap on it.
  • On the next screen now you will see 鈥楥lear History and Website Data鈥 after scrolling down until the end, tap on this button.
  • As soon as you will tap on this button, a popup will ask you for confirmation.
  • Again tap on the 鈥楥lear History and Data鈥 button on this popup and the history will be deleted.

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You can also block history on browser

If you don鈥檛 want the browser to save your browsing history, so you鈥檒l not need to clear search history iPhone 5s/5/5c, follow these steps:

  • Tap on Settings
  • Now, scroll down and search for the Safari icon and tap on it.
  • Now you will see a 鈥楧o Not Track鈥 button with a sliding button next to it.
  • Slide this button to the left and your Safari browser will no longer track your browsing history.

Permanently Clear History on iPhone 5s/5/5c (iOS 13 Included)

Did someone tell you it is possible to retrieve data back even when you delete them from your iPhone? It is totally true. Or you can run any recovery tool, I bet it would find out lots of data you deleted before. Not only history, there are also many other files which may contain your personal information and can eat up your iPhone storage, such as messages, photos, bookmarks, videos etc. To make sure your personal data is secure, simply delete them is not enough, as these deleted files can be recovered by recovery software, so you should erase permanently history on iPhone 5s/5/5c with iMyFone Umate Pro or iMyFone Umate Pro for Mac .

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iMyFone is highly spoken of by hundreds of users and well-known media. It fully support all iOS versions, including the latest iOS 13.

It has One-Click feature to erase private files from your phone, you can easily erase sensitive data, and the erased data can't be recovered by any software. Follow the below mentioned steps to use iMyFone Umate Pro to clear up your iPhone:

  1. Install the iMyFone Umate Pro in your laptop/PC.
  2. After installation is complete, connect your iPhone 5s/5/5c to your laptop/PC.
  3. Once connected successfully, open iMyFone Umate Pro and choose the erase mode according to your need.
  4. Now, you can erase your iPhone history and do a lot more!

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Which Modes Are Recommended to Clear History?

  • Erase Private Data: Not only the Safari history, but also Safari cache and Safari Cookies on your iPhone 5s/5/5c can be found out. You can preview first and select unwanted history to permanently erase. Once done, history cannot be got access again.
  • Erase Deleted Files: I suppose you may delete some Safari history before. To make the deleted history 100% safe, you can run this mode to scan out your deleted Safari history. Once you run erasure here, history will be completely destroyed without leaving any trace of recovery.
  • 1-Click Free Up Space: Cleaning "Junk Files" here will help you to clean all useless data from your iPhone and Safari cache is inclusive. This is not permanent but will reclaim free space and boost your iPhone up. It is totally FREE.

While browser history allows you to get to your favourite sites easily, it is still very important to delete history on iPhone 5s/5/5c periodically to ensure that your iPhone 5s/5/5c is able to perform at its best, and to make sure that no one else is able to see your browsing history. iMyFone Umate Pro is an excellent tool to delete browser history and other junk from your iPhone 5s/5/5c which allows you to manage the storage of your phone easily and quickly.

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Why should we clear history on iPhone 5s/5/5c periodically

1. To protect the iPhone 5s/5/5c from storage issues

Too much of browser history will start consuming a lot of space in your iPhone. While this history only needs a very small storage space, if your iPhone is already loaded with a lot of content, even the browsing history can have an effect on the phone and can affect its performance. Thus, it is recommended that you should clear the browsing history on iPhone 5s/5/5c regularly.

2. To ensure that no one else sees your browsing history

You might use your iPhone 5s/5/5c for banking purposes and might visit the site of your bank through your phone. Information about every website you visit is saved in the history of your browser and thus, deleting the history on iPhone 5s/5/5c periodically is the only way to make sure that no one else gets to see the websites that you visit.

3. If you are selling your iPhone 5s/5/5c

If you are selling your iPhone to someone, it is important to remove all your data from the phone before selling it. If you forget to delete the history of your browser, the person who purchases the phone will be able to see the websites that you visited with it.