How to View iCloud Safari History

How to access and view your Safari browsing history without restoring your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch? Try these two solutions in this post to easily make it.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: May. 21, 2020

With iCloud Safari history, you can search your browsing history to quickly find web pages you visited on another device. However, you can’t easily access and view the Safari history on iCloud backup, except you restore your iPhone/iPad via iCloud. Because safari history are stored in iCloud together with other data like messages, as one part of the whole backup.

In this post, we are talking about how to view iCloud Safari history without restoring iOS device and erasing data on your iPhone/iPad. And here is a way you can view safari history or bookmarks on Windows PC or Mac with ease.

Also Read: How to Download iCloud Backup >

How to View iCloud Safari History on Mac

Safari can use iCloud to keep browsing history the same on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac that have Safari turned on in iCloud preferences. However, your Mac can keep your browsing history for as long as a year, while some iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models keep browsing history for a month. But you can still use this function to find some safari history on another device. And here are the steps to view web pages you visited:

Set up iCloud Safari on iPhone/iPad

Go to Settings > [your name] > Tap iCloud > Turn Safari on.

Set up iCloud Safari on Mac

On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Apple ID, then select iCloud in the sidebar > Select and check Safari.

Then in the Safari app on your Mac, you can choose History and click Show All History. All browsing history is synced on your Mac. Also, you can type in the Search field at the top-right corner of the window to view what you need.

How to View your Safari Browsing History on Mac/Windows PC

Besides iCloud Safari history, here is a powerful tool, AnyTrans for iOS, which allows you to access and manage your iPhone/iPad Safari history easily. With Device Manager of it, you can easily view Safari browsing history on your iPhone, extract them out to your Mac/PC. And the newly refined AnyTrans for iOS supports merging data between two iCloud accounts with iCloud Manager. It can also help you delete unwanted iCloud data to get more free iCloud storage.

What’s more, AnyTrans for iOS can work as an amazing iOS content management tool to transfer data (like photos, music, videos, messages, contacts, etc.) from iPhone/iPad to computer/iTunes library/other iDevices, and vice versa. And you can follow the steps below to view and transfer your Safari browsing history to Mac/Windows PC:

Step 1: Download AnyTrans for iOS on your PC/Mac computer, install and run it. Connect your iPhone/iPad to computer via USB cable. The homepage will be displayed as below. Then tap on Device Manager and choose More to continue.

Free Download

Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Tap on Device Manager and Choose More

Tap on Device Manager and Choose More

Step 2: Find Safari button and tap on Safari History. Here you can view all browsing history on your iPhone/iPad. Then you can select some/all and click Send to PC button to transfer them to computer. And you can view those histories on computer.

View Safari History on Computer

View Safari History on Computer

Further Reading: How to Find & Recover Safari History on iPhone/iPad >

The Bottom Line

Besides viewing iCloud Safari history on Mac, you can also use AnyTrans for iOS to manage the history on your iPhone. And this tool can also help you transfer other iPhone/iCloud/iTunes data like photos, text messages, contacts, music without restoring your iOS devices. Why not download this tool and have a free try >>

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.