Fix: iPhone/iPad Safari Bookmarks Gone After iOS 12 Update

If you are in trouble with iPhone/iPad safari bookmarks gone after iOS 12 update and looking for ways to find them back, here we will provide you with 4 methods to recover the disappeared safari bookmarks on iPhone/iPad.

By Gigi Albert | Posted on: Sep. 17, 2018, Last Updated: Sep. 17, 2018
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After the latest iOS 12 released, many Apple users reported that their iPhone & iPad safari bookmarks disappeared after updating to iOS 12. The disappearing safari bookmarks may collect your favorite pages or some awesome videos that you’ve been saving for a long time. You must be pretty upset to lose all of these valuable pages. But don’t fret, you still have the chance to get them back. Here we outline 4 methods on how to fix “iPhone/iPad safari bookmarks gone in iOS 12”.

Also Read: How to Fix: iPhone iPad Update to iOS 12 Delete Everything >

4 Methods on How to Fix “iPhone/iPad Safari Bookmarks Gone in iOS 12”

Method 1. Restart Your iPhone/iPad 

Sometimes, software errors on your iPhone can also result in safari bookmarks disappear. So you can try restarting your iPhone/iPad to fix this problem easily.

Method 2. Restore from iTunes or iCloud Backup

If you have backed up your iPhone/iPad before updating to iOS 12, you can find your safari bookmarks back by restoring your iPhone from iTunes or iCloud backup.

Method 3. Sign out and Sign in iCloud

Restarting Apps is a simple way for you to fix iPhone/iPad safari bookmarks gone in iOS 12. You can try removing your iCloud data and then restore it to have a try. In case of losing data, you need to back up your iPhone/iPad before signing out your iCloud.

Method 4. Additional Simple Tip to Restore iOS 12 Lost Safari Bookmarks

In fact, the missing safari bookmarks are still stored on your iPhone/iPad until some newly-added files overwrite it. You have no access to find and recover them unless using some professional data recovery tools. Before asking for the help of recovery tools, you’d better stop using your iPhone to download or save new files on your iPhone/iPad in case that your safari bookmarks are overwritten by the newly stored data.

If you have no idea how to choose the most available iOS data recovery tool to recover the lost safari bookmarks, the professional iOS data recovery tool – PhoneRescue for iOS is exactly what you need. It can read and get access to your disappearing safari bookmarks from iOS devices or from backup and bring those missing safari bookmarks back, whether you have made a backup or not. And compared with the traditional recovery method, it supports to preview and select the lost safari bookmarks before restoring. Therefore, you can restore the specific safari bookmarks to your iPhone/iPad instead of restoring the whole backup blindly. Now follow the steps below to retrieve iOS 12 lost safari bookmark.

Step 1 Download and open PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer, then plug in your iPhone or iPad. Choose and enter the “Recover from iOS Device” mode. Then click the right arrow to continue. ( Here we take Recover from iOS Device for example).

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Restore iOS 12 Missing Safari Bookmarks – Step 1

You can also restore your iPhone or iPad from backup by reading our related post: How to Restore iPhone from Backup >

Step 2 All data will be displayed, remember only to choose Safari History & Safari Bookmarks. Hit “OK” button to start scanning.

Restore iOS 12 Missing Safari Bookmarks – Step 2

Step 3 Preview and select the safari history and bookmarks you’d like to bring back. Then click Recover button at the bottom right corner of the screen.

Restore iOS 12 Missing Safari Bookmarks – Step 3

The Bottom Line

As you can see, it’s really troublesome to fix safari bookmarks gone in iOS 12. But with PhoneRescue for iOS, no matter whether you have backed up your iDevice or not, it will help you recover lost safari bookmarks. But for your own good, you’d better backup your iDevices before iOS 12 update. Now Just download PhoneRescue for iOS to get your lost safari bookmarks back.

Gigi Albert

Member of iMobie team, a professional editor, is interested in solving iOS & Android related problems by writing various tutorials.

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