How to Find & Recover Deleted History on iPad/iPad Pro/iPad mini/iPad Air

Lost some important history like Safari history or call history on iPad by mistaken deletion? Want to find and recover the deleted history on iPad? Read this guide to get an easy solution.

By iMobie | Posted on: Nov. 12, 2018, Last Updated: Dec. 14, 2018

Question: I think my girlfriend is removing some of my important browsing histories from my iPad Mini 3, I would like to use these websites for my Chemical Research. Is there any way for me to recover deleted browsing history? Any help would be good.

iPad Safari app is always being updated to provide a better user experience for people to search and browse websites online. But for recovering deleted Safari history, Apple didn’t give its users one good solution. For people who have backups of their iPhone/iPad, it seems easy to get back the visited websites list by recovering device. However, you should notice that all your iPad data will be erased after restoring.

So is there any way to find deleted history without erasing all iPad data? Yes, of course, there is and no matter what iPad you are using, an old iPad or new iPad Air/Pro.

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The Tool We’ll Use to Recover Deleted History on iPad

Have you thought about directly recovering iPad Safari history without restoring? Now you can achieve that with PhoneRescue. It is an easy-to-use data rescuing software from Android and iOS. As an iOS recovering program, PhoneRescue for iOS enables you to get back deleted data like Safari history, music, video, call history, messages, notes, contacts, WhatsApp/Skype chat history, photos, etc. Of course, this tool is also one excellent iTunes/iCloud backup extractor for you to access and view specific Safari history or call history on your iPad backup.

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PhoneRescueiPad Data Recovery

Want to retrieve deleted history from your iPad? No matter you have a backup or not, you can use PhoneRescue to get back what you want within just 3 simple steps.

How to Recover Deleted Safari Browsing History on iPad with PhoneRescue

There are three methods PhoneRescue provides for you to recover iPhone/iPad – recovering from iOS device, iTunes backup, and iCloud backup. Now let’s get back Safari history from your iPad directly by following the steps below.

Step 1 After downloading PhoneRescue for iOS to the computer, launch it and plug your iPad to computer with a USB cable. Select “Recover from an iOS Device” button and click the “Next” button on the bottom right corner to scan deleted items.

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How to Recover Deleted History on iPad – Step 1

How to Recover Deleted History on iPad – Step 1

Step 2 Then it would show a notification page to enable you to select the exact data you would like to recover. So please select the Safari History option. Then click the OK button to scan.

How to Retrieve Deleted History on iPad - Step 2

How to Retrieve Deleted History on iPad – Step 2

Step 3 After Analysis and Scan, click “Safari History” on the left panel to preview all browsing history. By using the filter on the top-right corner, you can choose to see only the deleted items. Just select the items you want to recover, and click buttons on the bottom right to recover deleted history to your iPad or computer.

How to Retrieve Deleted History on iPad - Step 3

How to Retrieve Deleted History on iPad – Step 3

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If you want to export the deleted Safari history to the computer, you can set up the output format for exported items. And you should know that if the deleted history has been overwritten, there is no way to recover it directly from an iDevice.

PhoneRescue Output Settings

PhoneRescue Output Settings

The Bottom Line

With PhoneRescue for iOS, you can directly recover deleted history and other lost data from iPhone/iPad/iPod touch, such as deleted SMS and lost notes. In addition, you can use it to extract any iOS backup that you created via iTunes or iCloud. So why not download it and have a free trial.


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