How to Delete the Search History in Safari

Apple's Safari web browser saves the history of your searches, which can give you a quick way to go back to a previous search if you need to find the same information again. You can delete the search history in Safari if you are concerned about privacy on a shared computer or do not want searches to be saved.

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Deleting your search history in Safari helps protect your privacy.

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Open Safari through a desktop shortcut icon or by selecting the Safari application in your Finder window.

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Select the "Safari" menu from the top toolbar of your web browser. If you are using an older version of Safari, you may need to select the "Edit" menu instead.

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Choose "Reset Safari" from the drop-down menu. Here you will find a number of options for deleting Internet content.

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Check the "Clear History" and "Empty the Cache" checkboxes to delete your search history.

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Press the "Reset" button to finish clearing your Safari search history.