How to Retrieve Deleted Safari History on iPhone
Lost your safari browsing history by accident and want to recover it? Follow this guide to quickly find and get back your deleted history from iPhone 6/6s/se/5/5s/4s.
Download PhoneRescue for iOS to computer and use it to see deleted safari history, call history and other types of files on your iPhone. Supports iOS 11/10 9/8/7/6/5.
Question: How do I retrieve my cleared safari history on iPhone 6s? I accidentally clicked clear cookies and data as well, so everything is basically gone and there is very important stuff that I need to recover. I tried to do the settings > safari > advanced > website data, but nothing worked, because since I cleared cookies as well, everything’s just gone.
Analysis: iPhone users can easily access the Internet with the built-in safari. And it is very convenient for them to add and save bookmarks when browsing webpage. However, there are always some users who may lose all history and bookmarks because of some unexpected reasons like accidently deletion, iOS update, system crashed or some unknown reason. For the lost safari history, is it possible to get them back? How to check history on iPhone after its been deleted? Absolutely, you can check deleted history on iPhone, and get them back by restoring your iPhone as long as you created backup from iTunes backup or iCluod backup. But all your existing data on iPhone will be replaced by the backup when restoring.
Therefore, to safely recover the safari history, you may need some professional smartphone data recovery tool like iMobie PhoneRescue. PhoneRescue for iOS supports easily retrieving deleted Safari browsing history from iPhone directly without backup. What’s more, it also enables you to recover iOS contents like safari history, notes, photos, contacts, messages and more other data as long as you create backup from iTunes backup or iCloud backup. More than anything, PhoneRescue for iOS supports selectively recovering iOS data. Get iMobie PhoneRescue and have a try now >>
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How to Retrieve Deleted History on iPhone with PhoneRescue
Step 1. Launch PhoneRescue for iOS on your computer and plug your iPhone into computer with a USB cable. Choose “Recover from an iOS Device” mode. And click Next to scan deleted data.
How to Recover Deleted Safari History on iPhone – Step 1
Step 2. Then it would show a notification page to enable you select the exact data you would like to recover. So please select Safari History option. Then click OK button to scan.
How to Recover Deleted History on iPhone – 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 Recover Deleted History on iPhone – Step 3
How to Recover Deleted History on iPhone from iTunes
If your iPhone is factory restored, or the browsing history is erased due to iOS update failure, or the deleted history is overwritten, directly recovering from iPhone does not work any more.
However, it definitely does not mean you cannot get them back any more. If you have backed them up before to iTunes and iCloud, we can find and take them back. Just notice that directly using iTunes, or iCloud to complete this job, your existed data on iPhone will be erased.
So we still recommend you to use PhoneRescue for iOS solving the problems. Because, besides Recover from iOS Device option, PhoneRescue for iOS also enables you to recover all kinds of iOS data from iTunes backups and iCloud backups. So why not get it now before we head to the detailed steps?
In this Part we mainly talk about iTunes backup recovering, if you are looking for iCloud backup retrieving, please move to the third part.
Step 1. Run PhoneRescue for iOS on your PC, or Mac > Select Recover from iTunes Backup > Click the right arrow button.
How to Check History on iPhone after Its Been Deleted from iTunes
Step 2. Select the backup that contains the messages you want to get back > Click on Right Arrow to scan the backup.
How to Check Deleted History on iPhone from iTunes
Step 3. There will still be the same pop-up box to ask you choose what kind of data you would like to recover, just like the steps in the first part. So check Safari history, and click OK button to start scanning. After scanning, choose the delete history you plan to recover, and download them to your iPhone or computer.
How to Recover Deleted History on iPhone from iCloud
To recover history from iCloud with PhoneRescue has a lot of similarities from above two parts:
Step 1. Download and install PhoneRescue for your PC, or Mac > Run it.
Step 2. Choose Recover from iCloud option > Click the arrow button > Sign in your iCloud account.
How to Check History on iPhone after It’s Been Deleted from iCloud
Step 3. Download the iCloud backup, which contains the deleted history > You still need choose Safari history in the pop-up box > Start downloading the backup > After downloading, choose the history you want to recover > Download them to your iPhone or computer.
The Bottom Line
With PhoneRescue, you can extract all your information via 3 safe and reliable ways. No matter your iPhone is at hand or not, you can recover iOS data from iPhone directly or from iTunes backup/iCloud backup. More than anything, with “60 Days Money Back Guarantee” and “Lifetime Free Upgrade” guarantees, the sooner you scan your iPhone for deleted messages with PhoneRescue for iOS, the bigger chance you will get them back. So why not give it try right now? For this guide, if you have any question or problem when using PhoneRescue for iOS, don’t be hesitate to contact us by email.