Any time you experience strange behavior in a Web browser, a troubleshooting guide will inevitably ask you to clear the cookies and cache. This often resolves the strange things that seem to randomly occur when you are browsing the Internet. While you may be experienced doing this on a desktop or laptop computer, the Safari browser on your iPhone has a similar mechanism.
Our tutorial below will show you how to clear the history and data (including cookies) that are currently saved in Safari. Once finished, you can go back to browsing in Safari and hopefully resolve the issue that you were previously experiencing.
Delete Website Data, Cookies, and History in Safari on an iPhone
The steps in this article will show you how to delete all of the cookies, history, and saved website data from the iPhone’s Safari Web browser. This will not affect any other Web browsers that you may have on your iPhone.
Step 1: Tap the Settings icon.
Step 2: Scroll down and select Safari.
Step 3: Scroll down and tap the Clear History and Website Data button.
Step 4: Tap the red Clear History and Data button.
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