Clear your Safari browser history and set up content blockers on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Delete history, cache, and cookies

  • To clear your history and cookies, tap Settings > Safari > Clear History and Website Data.
  • To remove other stored information, tap Settings > Safari > Advanced > Website Data > Remove All Website Data.
  • To visit sites without leaving a history, turn private browsing on or off.

Clearing your history, cookies, and browsing data from Safari won’t change your AutoFill information.

Block cookies

To choose whether Safari blocks cookies:

  1. Tap Settings > Safari > Block Cookies.
  2. Choose an option: Always Block, Allow from Current Websites Only, Allow from Websites I Visit, or Always Allow.

If you block cookies, some web pages might not work. Here are some examples:

  • You might not be able to sign in to a site using your correct username and password.
  • You might see a message that cookies are required or that your browser’s cookies are off.
  • Some features on a site might not work.

Use content blockers

With iOS 9 and iPhone 5s or later, you can use content blockers in Safari. Content blockers are extensions that let Safari block cookies, images, resources, pop-ups, and other content.

To set up content blocking:

  1. Download a content blocking app from the App Store.
  2. Tap Settings > Safari > Content Blockers, then set up the extensions that you want. You can use more than one content blocker.

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