How to Clear Cookies in Safari on iPhone

Boey

June 14, 2017 09:00 / Posted by Boey Wong

Clearing data such as cookies can be an useful tick to clean up iPhone storage as well as speed up your device.

What’s more, it is also a good way to prevent privacy leakage since many hacker like to get your information to access bank account from the cookies.

So it’s of great benefits to clear unwanted website cookies. Below are some ways in which you can easily delete cookies from your iOS device.

1. What Are iPhone Cookies

Cookies are small-encrypted text files which are stored on an user’s computer. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website, and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer.

Cookies can take up a lot of space if you collect more and more. And also for security sake, people would like to clear cookies on iphone every now and then.

Clear Safari History

2. How to Clear History from iPhone

- To remove cookies, tap SettingsSafari Clear History and Website Data. Clearing your history, cookies, and browsing data from Safari won’t change your AutoFill information.

- To delete other stored information, go to Settings Safari Advanced Website DataRemove All Website Data.

- You are able to visit sites without leaving a history by turning off private browsing. On your iPhone, open Safari app and then tap the icon in the bottom right corner. Tap Private, then tap Done.

3. How to Block Cookies

You can choose whether Safari blocks cookies or not.

Go to SettingsSafari Block Cookies.

Then you will have several options: Always Block, Allow from Current Website Only, Allow from Websites I Visit, Always Allow.

Please note that if you block cookies, some web pages may not work. For example, you may not be able to log into a site with your correct account and password, or cookies are required when you browse a web page, or some features are no longer work on a website.

4. How to Clear Browser Cache and All Other Data Quickly

Sure you can factory reset your iPhone to erase all contents and settings, but if you want to wipe your phone permanently, this would not help.

I suggest you can use FoneEraser for iOS, an iPhone Data Eraser, which can help you erase your iOS device thoroughly and permanently. Follow below simple guide to get started.

Free download and install the program onto your computer and then it will launch automatically once it finished.

Connect iOS Device

Plug your iPhone to the computer via USB cable, and enter passcode on your phone if it is locked. Tab Trust on device for iOS 7 or higher version.

Trust Your Computer

The software will soon detect your iPhone, if not, click the icon right behind Failed.

Detect Device

Select an erasing level (Low, Medium or High). High Level is recommended here.

Select Erase Mode

After your device is connected, click the Start button to begin erasing and then click Yes to confirm the procedure.

Click Start

Wait for the erasing process to complete.

Start Erasing
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