If you’re anything like me, you probably have a hard time keeping your frequently visited list on your iPhone cleared out. But never fear! I’m here to share my top tips for quickly and easily removing those pesky sites.
How to remove the Frequently Visited section from your iPhone’s Safari browser
IMPORTANT NOTE: As of iOS 12, Apple has moved the Frequently Visited section to a new location. It is now located under the History tab in Safari.
The Frequently Visited section of Safari on your iPhone can be quite handy, as it shows you a list of websites that you have visited frequently. However, there may be times when you want to remove some or all of the websites from this list, and this is where this guide comes in. Follow the steps below to learn how to remove websites from the Frequently Visited section of Safari on your iPhone.
How to clear your Frequently Visited history in Safari on iPhone
In Safari, your Frequently Visited sites are based on your browsing history, the websites you visit most often. If you don’t want a website to appear in your Frequently Visited list, you can remove it.
- Open Safari and tap.
- Tap Frequently Visited.
Tap Edit and then do any of the following:
- Tap next to a website to remove it from your Frequently Visited list.
- Tap Clear All to remove all websites from your Frequently Visited list.
How to disable the Frequently Visited section in Safari on iPhone
Launch the Settings app on your iPhone. Tap Safari. Toggle off Frequently Visited Sites. Tap Done to save your changes.
How to stop Safari from suggesting Frequently Visited sites on your iPhone
When you open a new tab in Safari on your iPhone, you may see some suggestions for frequently visited website domains. If you don’t want these domains to show up anymore, there’s a way to stop Safari from suggesting them.
In the Safari app, tap the bookmarks icon (the open book).
Tap Clear at the bottom of the screen.
Tap Clear History and Website Data.
You may also want to turn off Frequently Visited Sites in the Safari settings. To do this, go to Settings > Safari and toggle off Frequently Visited Sites.
How to make Safari stop automatically adding Frequently Visited sites on iPhone
If you don’t want Safari to automatically add Frequently Visited sites to your iPhone, there’s an easy way to turn it off. Just follow these steps:
- Open the Settings app on your iPhone and tap Safari.
- Scroll down to the Frequently Visited Sites section and tap the switch next to Add Frequently Visited Sites to Off.
How to keep Safari from automatically adding Frequently Visited sites on iPhone
If you don’t want Safari to add Frequently Visited sites to your history, you can turn off the feature in Settings. Here’s how:
- Open Safari.
- Tap the Bookmarks icon.
- Tap History.
- Tap Frequently Visited.
- Turn off Frequently Visited sites.
How to stop Safari from automatically adding Frequently Visited sites to your iPhone’s home screen
When you open Safari on your iPhone, it automatically loads any Frequently Visited sites that you have set up. If you don’t want these sites to appear on your home screen anymore, here’s how to stop them from appearing:
- Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
- Scroll down and tap Safari.
- Scroll down to the bottom of the page and tap Clear History and Website Data.
- Tap Clear History and Data again to confirm.
Now when you open Safari, your Frequently Visited sites will no longer appear on your home screen.
How to make Safari stop suggesting Frequently Visited sites on your iPhone
Starting in iOS 11, Apple introduced a feature in Safari that suggests websites based on your browsing habits. This feature can be helpful if you want to quickly revisit a site you’ve been to before, but it can also be frustrating if Safari keeps suggesting sites that you don’t visit frequently.
If you want to stop Safari from suggesting Frequently Visited sites on your iPhone, there are a few different ways you can go about it. One way is to simply turn off the Frequently Visited feature in Safari’s settings. Another way is to clear your browsing history and data, which will reset Safari’s suggestions. And finally, you can use a different browser altogether if you don’t want Safari to keep track of your web activity.
We’ll go over all of these options below so you can choose the best method for stopping Safari from suggesting Frequently Visited sites on your iPhone.