How to Check Deleted History on iPhone/iPad & Recover Them

Want to view deleted history on iPhone/iPad but don’t know how? Read on this guide to learn how to check deleted history on iPhone/iPad and recover them to iPhone/iPad easily.

By Bella Miller | Posted: Jan. 15, 2018, Last Updated: Jan. 15, 2018
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Since Apple offers no direct way for iOS users to get back deleted history, many users are seeking for outside help to check and recover deleted history on iPhone. If you have made a backup of their iPhone/iPad with iTunes or iCloud before deleting, then it can be quite easy to view and retrieve the deleted history to iPhone by restoring from backup.

However, you must clear that all existing data on your iPhone/iPad will be erased while restoring from iTunes or iCloud backup. Also, you have to make sure that the backup does contain the deleted history. Otherwise, you will suffer other more losses. Fret not, we have workarounds for that. In this guide, we will offer you 4 simple ways to check deleted history on iPhone/iPad and recover them to iPhone/iPad without data loss.

The Tool You Need To Check and Recover Deleted History on iPhone/iPad

To check and recover deleted history without data wiping, you may need some professional iOS data recovery tool like PhoneRescue for iOS to give you a hand.

  1. It allows you to view deleted history on iPhone/iPad for free.
  2. It offers you 3 recovery modes to recover deleted history on iPhone: from iPhone/iPad directly (without backup), from iTunes backup, from iCloud backup.
  3. It enables you to preview and recover the deleted history you needed most, but not a blind full restore.
  4. All your data on iPhone/iPad will be kept safe during the recovering process. No data erase or replace risk.
  5. Besides history, it also supports recovering deleted photos, messages, contacts, notes as well as other up to 31 iOS file types.

Part 1. How to Check Deleted History on iPhone/iPad without Backup

Step 1. Go to the Download Page of PhoneRescue and choose iOS Data Recovery to download it on your computer.

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Step 2. Connect your iPhone or iPad to the computer > Choose Recover from iOS Device mode > Click on Right Arrow.

How to Check Deleted History on iPhone/iPad without Backup – Step 2

How to Check Deleted History on iPhone/iPad without Backup – Step 2

Step 3. Uncheck Select All button and check Safari History (check Safari Bookmarks if you need) > Click on OK button to scan the deleted history on your device.

How to Check Deleted History on iPhone/iPad without Backup – Step 3

How to Check Deleted History on iPhone/iPad without Backup – Step 3

Step 4. Check and select the deleted history you want to get back > Click To Device button to recover them to Safari app on iPhone/iPad directly. Or you can click To Computer button to save them on your computer.

How to Check Deleted History on iPhone/iPad without Backup – Step 4

How to Check Deleted History on iPhone/iPad without Backup – Step 4

Part 2. How to Check Deleted History on iPhone/iPad with iTunes Backup

Step 1. Go to the Download Page of PhoneRescue and choose iOS Data Recovery to download on computer > Connect your device to the computer > Choose Recover from iTunes Backup mode > Click Right Arrow.

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Step 2. Choose the iTunes Backup that contains the deleted history > Click Right Arrow to proceed.

How to Check Deleted History on iPhone/iPad with iTunes Backup – Step 2

How to Check Deleted History on iPhone/iPad with iTunes Backup – Step 2

Step 3. Uncheck Select All button and Check Safari History > Click OK to find the deleted history on your iPhone/iPad.

How to Check Deleted History on iPhone/iPad with iTunes Backup – Step 3

How to Check Deleted History on iPhone/iPad with iTunes Backup – Step 3

Step 4. Check and choose the history you prefer > Click To Device button to get them back to Safari app on device directly, or you can choose to store them on your computer by clicking To Computer button.

How to Check Deleted History on iPhone/iPad with iTunes Backup – Step 4

How to Check Deleted History on iPhone/iPad with iTunes Backup – Step 4

Part 3. How to View Deleted History on iPhone/iPad with iCloud Backup

Step 1. Go to the Download Page of PhoneRescue and choose iOS Data Recovery to download it on your Mac/PC > Connect your device to the computer > Choose Recover from iCloud mode > Click Right Arrow to proceed.

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Step 2. Input your Apple ID and password > Click Right Arrow button to log in.

How to View Deleted History on iPhone/iPad with iCloud Backup – Step 2

How to View Deleted History on iPhone/iPad with iCloud Backup – Step 2

Step 3. Click on iCloud Backup option > Select the right iCloud backup > Click Download button > Check Safari History category only > Click OK button to download deleted history from iCloud backup.

How to View Deleted History on iPhone/iPad with iCloud Backup – Step 3

How to View Deleted History on iPhone/iPad with iCloud Backup – Step 3

Step 4. Select the backup just downloaded > Click Right Arrow > Select the history you want to recover > Click To Device button to get them back to iPhone’s Safari App directly or click To Computer button to recover them to PC/Mac computer.

How to View Deleted History on iPhone/iPad with iCloud Backup – Step 4

How to View Deleted History on iPhone/iPad with iCloud Backup – Step 4

Part 4. View Deleted History on iPhone/iPad in Settings

If you have never cleared cookies, data and cache on your iPhone/iPad, or set Safari into incognito mode, it is possible to view the deleted history in iPhone Settings.

Step 1. Go to Settings > Choose Safari.

Step 2. Scroll down and tap Advanced > Tap Website Data. Now, you can check some of the deleted history on your iPhone or iPad listed here.

The Bottom Line

With above 4 ways, you may have successfully checked and recovered your deleted history. If you have any trouble on this guide or PhoneRescue for iOS, feel free to leave your comment below and we will replay you soon. Have a free trail on PhoneRescue for iOS now so that you will have iOS data recovery needs.

Bella Miller

A senior editor, an Apple fan at iMobie Inc.. I love both dancing and helping users to solve iOS & Android related issues by writing various types of tutorials.

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