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How to Access and Clear Your iPhone's Web Browsing History

You may want to revisit a Web site that you failed to bookmark on your iPhone, and Safari on the iPhone provides a Web page history to help you do just that. Safari records the pages you visit and keeps the logs on hand for several days:

  1. In Safari, tap the Bookmarks icon.

  2. Tap History.

  3. Tap the day you think you hung out at the site.

  4. When you find the listing, tap it.

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    You're about to make your triumphant return.

To clear your history so that nobody else can trace your steps — and just what is it you're hiding? — tap Clear at the bottom of the History list. Alternatively, on the Home screen, tap Settings→Safari→Clear History. In both instances, you have a chance to back out without wiping the slate clean. Just tap Cancel to leave your History in the books.

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