How To Delete Individual Pages from Safari History in iOS 8/Yosemite

iOS 8 and Mac OS X Yosemite have come with a number of features that have sorted out quite a lot of annoying issues. Not too long ago users had to take the pain of deleting entire previously visited pages from Safari history if they forgot to delete any individual pages. It was rather irritating as they didn’t have any other alternative. Get rid of all browsing history or nothing!

How To Delete Specific Pages from Safari History in iOS 8 and Mac OS X Yosemite

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However, the latest operating systems (iOS 8 or later and OS X Yosemite) let you delete any specific pages which you don’t want from browsing history unlike before. It not only liberates you from re-installing the important history over and over again but also provides you the option to do away with some private stuff with ease. Here is how to delete/remove specific pages from Safari history in iOS 8 and Mac OS X Yosemite.

How To Delete Any Specific Pages From Safari History In iOS 8

Step #1. Launch Safari.

Launch Safari in iOS 8 on iPhone

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Step #2. Tap on Bookmark icon from bottom.

Tap on Bookmark icon from bottom in iOS 8 Safari

Step #3. Select History from your Bookmark.

View Particular Safari History in iOS 8 on iPhone

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Step #4.  Now; find out the page which you wish to delete and then swipe left and then tap on Delete button.

Delete Specific Pages from Safari History in iOS 8 on iPhone and iPad

Step #5. Repeat the same process for other pages which you want to remove and at last tap on Done button from top right corner.

Delete Specific Pages from Safari History in iOS 8 on iDevice

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That’s all!

How To Delete Individual Pages From Safari History In OS X Yosemite

Step #1. Launch Safari

Step #2. Select Show History in Safari’s History menu or press Alt--2.

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Show Safari History in Mac OS X Yosemite

Step #3. Find out the previously visited pages that you want to delete.

Step #4. Hold down the Control key while pressing the mouse button.

Step #5. A popup will appear, click on Delete.

Delete Specific Pages from Safari History in Mac OS X Yosemite

Step #6.  Repeat the same process for the pages that you want to remove.

You are done!

If you have synced all your Apple devices (iOS and OS X) with same iCloud account, then whatever changes you make on one particular device will automatically appear on all your devices. That’s how you will keep updated all your devices with whatever changes you make on one.

Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.

1 COMMENT

  1. The instructions for deleting pages from one’s history in Safari (Yosemite) aren’t working in Safari 8.0.7.

    I’m working on a web site that’s hosted at easy-server.com, and I’ve always accessed it in Safari by typing “easy,” then hitting return. Unfortunately, I recently followed a link that took me to a tumblr blog that begins with the word “easy.” Now, whenever I type “easy,” Safari defaults to the tumblr site instead of my wordpress site.

    So, I followed these instructions and deleted the tumblr site from Safari’s history—and it’s definitely gone from the history. However, when I type “easy” in Safari’s address bar, Safari STILL autocompletes the name of the tumblr site.

    So, while the unwanted site no longer appears in the history *list*, these steps apparently have no effect upon the autocomplete function in Safari’s text bar.

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