Sometimes you only need to bookmark a website for a certain length of time. To avoid keeping bookmarks and storing information that is no longer necessary, you can delete your unused bookmarks. Follow these simple steps to delete your Safari Bookmarks on your iPhone, iPad or Mac.

How to Delete your Safari Bookmarks on an iPhone

  • Open your iPhone home screen and open the Safari app. You can find it by looking for the blue compass icon with a red and white directional needle.
  • Next, tap the Bookmarks icon at the bottom of your screen. It looks like an opened book.
  • From the Bookmarks menu, select Edit.
  • Look for the Bookmark that you would like to delete, and tap the Minus Symbol that appears next to it.
  • Tap the button that says Delete to confirm that you want to delete the Bookmark.
  • All you need to do now is tap Done, and the Bookmark is completely deleted.

How to Delete your Safari Bookmarks on an iPad

  • Start by opening your iPad to the homescreen, and selecting the Safari Browser.
  • Tap the Bookmarks icon in the toolbar at the top of the screen. It can be found in the top left hand corner.It will appear as an open book icon. 
  • Tap the Edit button near the top of the screen, and then tap the Minus Symbol next to the Bookmark that you would like to delete.
  • Tap Done to completely delete the Bookmark from your iPad. 

How to Delete your Safari Bookmarks on a Mac

  • Open the Safari Browser on your Mac computer or laptop. From the toolbar at the top left hand side of the Browser screen, click on Bookmarks.
  • From the drop down menu, select Edit Bookmarks. From here, your list of Bookmarked sites will appear.

Look for the Bookmark that you want to delete. Right click on it, and the select Delete from the menu.

How do I delete all bookmarks in Safari?

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Try Safari/Bookmarks/Edit Bookmarks – click the top bookmark/folder and while holding down the shift key, click the last bookmark/folder. Hit the delete key.

How do you delete bookmarks on iPhone Safari?

To delete a bookmark you no longer need on your iPhone, tap the Bookmark button at the bottom of the Safari screen, tap “Edit,” and then tap the Delete button. You can also edit your bookmarks by renaming and reordering them.

How do I remove unwanted bookmarks?

To remove a Bookmark from the Bookmarks bar, right-click the Bookmark and then left-click on Delete. To remove a Bookmark from Other Bookmarks, left-click on Other Bookmarks, find the Bookmark to remove, right-click and then click on Delete.

How do I remove items from Bookmarks bar on Mac?

How do you delete multiple bookmarks on a Mac?

To delete multiple bookmarks, hold down the “Command” key while selecting each bookmark and then press the “Delete” key on your Mac.

How do I delete bookmarks in Chrome on a Mac?

Locate the bookmark you want to delete. Control Click the bookmark. Select Delete. (To delete multiple bookmarks at once in Chrome, hold the Command key while selecting bookmarks, then control click and select Delete.

How do I delete Google Bookmarks?

Important: After you delete a bookmark, you can’t get it back.
  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More Bookmarks. Bookmark Manager.
  3. To the right of a bookmark, click the Down arrow. Delete.

How do I delete multiple bookmarks at once?

Hold the “Ctrl” key and click each bookmark you want to remove to select multiple bookmarks.

How do I delete mobile bookmarks?

Follow the steps on how to delete bookmarks in Chrome Android:
  1. Open the Chrome Android browser.
  2. Tap on the menu for options.
  3. Select the Bookmarks option from the list.
  4. Open any bookmarks folder — Mobile Bookmarks, Bookmark Bar.
  5. Tap on the against a bookmark for options and select Delete command.

How do you delete bookmarks and history on iPhone?

Open Safari and tap the bookmarks icon at the bottom (iPhone) or top (iPad) of the screen. Tap History, near the top of your list of bookmarks. Tap Clear at the bottom and select how far back you want to delete the history, or swipe left across an entry to delete that.

Why can’t I delete my Safari search history?

Scroll down and tap Safari. Scroll down in the Safari menu and tap Clear History and Website Data. o If this button is grayed-out, you will need to disable website restrictions. Select All Websites to allow clearing history. If you do not have the restrictions passcode, you will not be able to clear the history.

How do I permanently delete my browsing history?

Delete your Google activity on your mobile device
  1. On your Android or iOS device, go to
  2. Tap Menu > Delete activity by.
  3. Below “Delete Activity” tap All time.
  4. Tap Next > Delete.

How do I delete browsing history?

Clear your history
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Chrome app .
  2. At the top right, tap More. History.
  3. Tap Clear browsing data.
  4. Next to “Time range,” select how much history you want to delete. To clear everything, tap All time.
  5. Check “Browsing history.”
  6. Tap Clear data.

Does clearing my history delete everything?

Clearing your browsing history doesn’t remove all traces of your online activity. If you have a Google account, it collects information not only on your searches and websites you visit but also on the videos you watch and even places you go.

How do I delete browsing history on safari?

Select Menu, then More. Select Settings.

To clear history:

  1. From the home screen, tap Safari.
  2. At the bottom of the screen, tap the Bookmarks icon.
  3. In the lower left, tap Clear.
  4. Tap Clear History.

Does clearing your browser history really delete it?

Your browser history is stored just like everything else on your computer, as a file (or collection of files). Clearing your browser history merely deletes these files from your hard drive.

Does Google keep deleted history?

Google will still keep your “deleted” information for audits and other internal uses. However, it won’t use it for targeted ads or to customize your search results. After your Web history has been disabled for 18 months, the company will partially anonymize the data so you won’t be associated with it.