How to Recover Safari History on iPhone X/8/7/6 without/from Backup

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4 Ways to Recover Deleted Safari History on iPhone X/8/7/6/5

Safari is the default browser on iPhone/iPad/iPod touch, and it is convenient for users to surf the Internet. However, sometimes like the other browsers, Safari might get unusually close when using or get lost of the Safari history on iOS device. In this case, how to recover the lost or deleted Safari history on iPhone? What are the solutions for retrieving the Safari history? Let's see how to restore Safari history on iPhone in different ways.

Method 1. How to Recover Safari History on iPhone without Backup
Method 2. How to Restore Safari History from iTunes Backup Selectively
Method 3. How to Retrieve Safari History from iCloud Backup Freely
Method 4. Check Some Deleted Safari History on iPhone Settings

Method 1. How to Recover Safari History on iPhone without Backup

Accidentally get Safari history lost from iPhone before backing up Safari history on iPhone? Don't worry, you can restore the lost or deleted Safari history from iPhone even though you don't have a iTunes or iCloud backup. How to make it? Just rely on the professional recovery tool - Safari History Recovery for iOS (Windows/Mac).

Apart from Safari history, you can also recover the lost or deleted call history, contacts, messages, photos, videos, messages attachments, app documents/videos/photos/audios and etc. directly from iPhone/iPad/iPod. And it is compatible with all iOS devices, including iPhone 8/8 Plus/X/7 Plus/7/6/6 Plus/5S/5C/5, iPad Pro/Air/mini, iPad with Retina display, The new iPad, iPad 2/1 and iPod touch/Shuffle/Nano/Classic.

Steps to restore Safari history on iPhone directly:

Step 1. Launch the program and scan your iPhone files.

Download, install and launch the Safari History Recovery on your computer. Then connect your iPhone to computer with a USB cable to make the program detect your device. Then select "Recover from iOS Device" mode and download a plugin to scan your device for files as prompted.

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Step 2. Select the items you want to recover and start recovering.

After quick scanning, you might see all the files from your iPhone, including the existing ones and deleted ones. Simply check the box before "Safari History" tab on the left panel, and select one or more items of Safari history, then click "Recover" button to recover and save them on your computer.

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Method 2. How to Restore Safari History from iTunes Backup Selectively

If you have an iTunes backup that contains the Safari history that you want, you can also extract the iTunes backup and easily get back the deleted or lost Safari history from iPhone/iPad/iPod, even though you don't have the iDevice by your side. All you need are the recommended Safari History Recovery for iOS above and a computer (Windows PC/Mac) that you have synced your iPhone to iTunes with.

Steps to Recover iPhone Safari History with iTunes backup:

Step 1. Run the Safari History Recovery for iOS program on your computer and select "Recover from iTunes Backup File" mode. Then the program will automatically detect and show all iTunes backup files on your computer.

Step 2. Then you might choose one iTunes backup of your device that contains the Safari history you need, and click "Start Scan" button to extract the selected iTunes backup.

scan itunes backup to recover safari history on iphone

Step 3. After a while, you can check either the existing files or lost contents on your iPhone from the iTunes backup. Simply click "Safari History" tab and select the wanted items and click "Recover" button to save them on your computer immediately.

start to recover safari history from itunes backup file

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Method 3. How to Retrieve Safari History from iCloud Backup Freely

Or you can also get back the deleted or lost Safari history from iCloud backup selectively or wholly. To reach this goal, you can still rely on the recommended Safari History Recovery for iOS above. With it, you can sign into your iCloud account and choose needed iCloud backup from iCloud storage to extract and recover Safari history to computer at once without iDevice at hand.

Steps to Recover Safari History from iCloud Backup:

Step 1. Launch the Safari History Recovery for iOS program on your computer after downloading and installing, then switch to "Recover from iCloud Backup File" mode and log into your iCloud account with your Apple ID and password.

Here, please be noted that keep disconnected your iPhone to computer, protecting the original iCloud backup file from being updated or modified.

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Step 2. Then you might choose one iCloud backup from the list and click "Download" button to download and show the details of the backup file.

scan and download icloud backup files to recover safari history on iphone

Step 3. After downloading, simply click the "Safari History" tab and select the desired items while previewing, and click "Recover" button to save them on computer at once.

select iphone safari history from icloud backup to recover

Method 4. Check Some Deleted Safari History on iPhone Settings

You can also check this little tips to find out some deleted Safari history on iPhone via Settings app. To do so, please refer to the following instructions.

Step 1. Launch Settings app on iPhone and scroll down to tap "Safari" option under Settings.

Step 2. At the bottom of Safari page, please tap "Advanced" option.

Step 3. Then tap "Website Data" option to check some of the deleted Safari browsing history on your iPhone.

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