How to Find Deleted Safari History on iPhone/iPad

December 12 2017 02:53 am/ Post By Jeffrey to iOS Recovery

"I accidentally cleared all Safari history on my iPad! Anyone knows how to find and recover them without backup file? I'm not sure whether I have a backup file or not. So give me a reliable way please."


Safari is the built-in browser for iOS users to access to the internet. Other than search on the Internet, you are also allowed to delete or save Safari history. Some of them might be very important to you. So how to retrieve deleted safari history on iPhone/iPad when you unintentionally delete or lose them? Do not miss this page and learn several helpful methods.


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Most Recommended: Recover Deleted Safari History on iPhone/iPad Directly

Why consider this way as the top 1 method:

  • It works well and steadily in most situations: unconscious deletion, iOS upgrade, virus attack, iPhone data erasion, data missing with unknown error, and more.

  • It supports all iOS devices like iPhone 8(plus)/X/7(plus)/6(plus)/6S(plus)/SE/5/5C/5S, iPad Pro/Air 3/Air 2/Air/Mini 4/Mini 3, iPod Touch, etc.

  • It can help you get back lost Safari history or bookmarks even with no backup files.


Here Yolisoft iPhone Data Recovery software is highly recommended when you wish to undelete them without backup. It is a specialized program to find deleted history on iPhone/iPad, as well as contacts, photos, messages, videos, audios, WhatsApp, Viber, KiK and other files. Download and install the suitable version for your PC or Mac first, then follow the steps below.


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  1. Launch this tool. Then choose "Recover from iOS Device" to proceed. You can also choose "Recover from iTunes Backup File" or "Recover from iCloud Backup File".

  2. Connect your iPhone/iPad to computer via USB cable. Next select "Safari bookmark" to start the scan.

  3. Preview all your Safari history and bookmarks in detail and recover selectively. Only to retrieve those you want can save a lot of time for you.


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Alternative: Restore Deleted Safari Bookmarks via iCloud

If you have the habit of backing up your iPhone data including Safari history or bookmarks to iCloud, you can try this alternative method. 


  1. Visit iCloud via: https://www.icloud.com

  2. Log in with your iCloud ID and password.

  3. Go to "Settings", then choose "Restore Bookmarks" under "Advanced" option.

  4. In the list of available archives, select an archive of bookmarks to restore. (Note: it will replace bookmarks on all your iOS devices.)


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Less Useful: Find Browser History on Safari in iPhone/iPad Settings

This method can only help you check and view your Safari history, which can not get them back truly. Nothing can be found if you have cleared the data, cache or cookies.


  1. Enter "Settings" on your iOS devices and click "Safari".

  2. Press "Advanced" option at the bottom.

  3. The deleted browser history will be listed under "Website Data".


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