How to Recover Deleted Safari Internet History on iPhone

How to Recover Deleted Safari Internet History on iPhone

Tablet and mobile web browsing has now far surpassed desktop computer and laptop internet use. This means that for all iPhone and iPad users, Safari may hold all your browsing history. If you’re struggling to find a website you have previously visited, or maybe quite a few websites, read here how to recover deleted Safari internet history from your iPhone or iPad.

Summary

There are two ways to recover deleted internet history from your iPhone. If you created a backup of your phone on iTunes or iCloud before your internet history was cleared, you will be able to retrieve your old history from a backup.

  1. Download Enigma Recovery free trial
  2. Select ‘Recover from my iTunes’
  3. Choose backup file
  4. Select ‘Safari’ and scan
  5. View retrieved internet history

(full tutorials below)

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View iPhone Web Browsing History

To view you web browsing history on iPhone or iPad go to Safari > Tap ‘Bookmark’ icon at the bottom > Find Safari history will under the clock icon. Once you have cleared your Safari history, it cannot be recovered through a data recovery scan of your device. Data that can be recovered this way includes: text messages, iMessages, contacts, notes and calendar events.

Deleted safari history however, can be recovered from a backup file created in iTunes or iCloud.

How to retrieve deleted internet history from iPhone

Step 1 – Download Enigma Recovery

Grab your PC or Mac and download Enigma Recovery from this website. Install and open the software to the start screen.

Step 2 – Select ‘Recover from my iTunes’

From the side menu, select ‘Recover from my iTunes’ and the software will display all the iTunes backup files you can retrieve data from.

Step 3 – Choose backup file

Select the backup file that you want to retrieve data from. Use the data created column to help you decide which one to choose.

Step 4 – Select ‘Safari’ and scan

Select ‘Safari’ from the data set menu and start the scam t retrieve your lost safari, internet history. The scan time will depend on how much data is contained in your backup.

Step 5 – View retrieved Safari history

After the scan, you will be able to view retrieved Safari internet history, in the ‘Safari’ tab.

Step 6 – Save results

You can save the results of your scan by using the ‘Export & Restore’ option. ‘Export & Restore’ > ‘Export to desktop’ > Select location ‘Browse’ > ‘Export’.

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How to retrieve deleted internet history from iPhone

Step 1 – Download Enigma Recovery

Grab your PC or Mac and download Enigma Recovery from this website. Install the free trial and open the software to the start screen.

Step 2 – Select ‘Recover from my iCloud’

From the side menu to the left, select ‘Recover from my iCloud’.

Step 3 – Log into iCloud

Follow the instructions that appear to log into your iCloud account. The login will be the most secure as it will offer two-factor authentication. The software will not save your login details during this process.

Step 4 – Select backup file

The software will display all the backup files found in your iCloud account. Select the backup file that you would like to scan for your ‘Safari’ history.

Step 5 – Scan for ‘Safari’ history

Select ‘Safari’ from the data recovery list and proceed to scan the backup file for your ‘Safari’ internet history.

Step 6 – View Safari internet history

After the software has finished scanning your iCloud backup, you will be able to view your internet history in the ‘Safari’ tab.

Step 7 – Save data

You will be able to save the results from the scan, your internet history, through the ‘Export & Restore’ option. ‘Export & Restore’ > ‘Export to desktop’ > Select folder location ‘Browse’ > ‘Export’.

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Enigma Recovery is an iPhone data recovery product that can help your recover lost iPhone data of your phone is broken, missing, stolen or completely dead. The full version of the software will allow you to scan your iOS device, or iPhone backup created in iTunes or iCloud, for deleted data. This data includes text messages, iMessages, Contacts, Notes, Calendar entries.

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Sarah McGregor joined the Enigma Recovery Team in June 2014. As Digital and Content Marketing Executive she writes help blogs and ‘How to’ articles for the website. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys connecting with our customers through social media and email.