How to Delete specific History from Safari on Mac

Safari is a browser specifically for all the Apple devices. This browser like all others, keep a track of all the browsing activity. This feature comes handy if you want to revisit a page or you want to go through a website you saw last week. For doing that you can easily search for that page in the history and revisit it, saving your time to search for it all over again.

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It is a default browser that comes inbuilt for all the Apple devices. Safari has a lot of features which makes this browsing experience different and better as well. There is research that suggests that it is the fastest desktop browser. This makes it different than other browsers.

As the history in the browser is useful for some, in the same way, it is a threat to privacy for others. The browser history contains the data of all the webpages the user has visited. For this reason, people opt for deleting/clearing the entire browsing history, or clearing history from last week, last month, etc. But instead of that, you can also choose to clear specific pages which will allow you to keep other visited pages handly in the browsing history that you may need.

There are times you have visited a specific page and you don’t want it to appear anymore in your browsing history. Browsing history mainly comprises of webpages and the URLs that you have visited during your browsing session. Deleting your certain history can be for privacy, security or any other personal reasons. You can choose to clear that particular webpage from your search history by following the steps below.

Follow the steps below to Delete Specific Browsing History from Safari

Below we have listed step by step guide to clear/delete specific safari history on Mac. You may also want to check out How to Clear Cookies in Safari​ Browser on Mac.

1. A single click on the Safari icon located on the lower-left corner of the home screen.

2. You will be able to see the “History” tab on the upper-left corner of the home screen. Click on it.

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3. A drop-down menu will appear. Now click on “Show History” from the drop-down menu.

4. Single Click on the webpage you want to delete and then press “delete” from the keyboard. This will remove that webpage from the browsing history.

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Note: Data hidden for privacy reasons

In this way, you can manage the browsing history of your webpages. Clearing the browsing history of webpages and managing them is completely your own choice. This is only done by users to protect their privacy. But clearing web history is always a good idea.

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