The recently released iOS 9 offers some improved features like Low Power Mode, Siri Suggestions in Spotlight Search, QuickType Keyboard in the iPad, and more.

Among many other cool features, what captures my attention is how to disable frequently visited websites in Safari. This might sound a less important feature for some iPhone or iPad users, but for those, who believe in privacy, this feature is quite useful and important.

How to Disable Frequently Visited Websites in iOS 9 Safari

In its previous version, i.e. iOS 8, users had to Jailbreak their iDevices to disable frequently visited websites. There was another method by which you could remove frequently visited sites. If you haven’t upgraded to iOS 9, you can follow the two methods to disable frequently visited sites.

But for iOS 9 users, disabling frequently visited websites on Safari is a cakewalk. Let’s check how easy it is.

How to Disable Frequently Visited Websites in Safari in iOS 9 on iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone → Scroll down and tap on Safari.

Tap on Settings Then Safari in iOS 9 on iPhone

Step #2. Toggle “Frequently Visited Sites” OFF under GENERAL section.

Turn Off Frequently Visited Websites in Safari in iOS 9 on iPhone and iPad

That’s it!

Watch out how to hide frequently visited websites in iOS 9 Safari:

With iOS 9, you don’t need to Jailbreak your device to perform the above action. Now enjoy browsing websites without having to worry about your “Historical Data”. Nobody will be able to see what you have browsed on Safari browser in your iPhone enabled with iOS 9.

Now you don’t have to clear history and website data from your iPhone; just disable frequently visited websites!

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