How to Remove Favourites from Safari in iOS 8 on iPhone and iPad

Favourites have been a great feature in Safari for a long time. It lets you have the quick access to desired site/webpage quite efficiently. But what if you have accumulated hundreds of them and now want to get rid of them, how would you do that?

Check out the latest post to add or remove favorites from Safari on iPhone and iPad.

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How to Delete Favorites from Safari in iOS 8 on iPhone and iPad

Over the course of time, you knowingly or unknowingly save quite a lot of pages which occupy not only plenty of space but also may cause Safari to go slow. Though you can do away with all the History and Bookmarks at just one go quite quickly, you have to remove Favorites individually. It may be rather lengthy especially when you want to have a clean slate, but you have no other alternative.

How to Remove Favorites from iOS 8 Safari on iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Launch Safari on your iDevice.

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Step #2. Tap on Bookmarks icon from bottom.

Tap on Bookmark Icon in iOS 8 Safari

Step #3. Again tap on Bookmarks icon if it is not selected. All your saved website links will be listed here under Favourites.

Tap on Bookmark Icon Again in iOS 8 Safari

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Step #4. Tap on Edit at the bottom right corner.

Edit Favorites in iOS 8 Safari

Step #5. Tap on the (-) sign red button.

Tap on Minus Sign in Safari on iPhone

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Step #6. Tap on Delete.

Delete Favorites from iOS 8 Safari

Step #7. Tap on Done bottom right.

Removing Favorites from iOS 8 Safari

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That’s done! That’s how you can delete Favorites in iOS 8 Safari individually. Wish we could delete all of them at once! Hopefully, Apple brings the solution to it in future.

So many iPhone/iPad users report that their Safari doesn’t run fast. Though its speed may be affected by many other bugs such as poor internet connection or Wifi inconsistency, hundreds of saved links might be one of the main reasons. Therefore, it is always recommended that you should tidy them from time to time.

What do you think of it? Do you know any other way to remove it? Let us know in the comments.

Dhvanesh Adhiya
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.
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