Question: Why Is Clear History Greyed Out In Safari?

Why is my browsing history not deleting?

Data such as the browser cache, cookies, or downloaded files fall into the category.

Chrome users may load chrome://settings/clearBrowserData, use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl-Shift-Del, or select Menu > More Tools > Clear browsing data to access the menu..

Can you delete one item from Safari history?

Open Safari and tap the bookmark button — the open-book icon at the bottom of your screen. From the Bookmarks menu, tap History. Here you’ll see a list of recently visited sites. Swipe left on a listing and tap the resulting Delete button to remove it from your browsing history.

How often should I clear my browsing history?

It’s always a good idea to clear out the cache, or browser history, and clear cookies on a regular basis. The drawback to this is that your saved usernames and passwords will be deleted and you’ll need to re-enter them. But on the plus side, your privacy is more secure and your browser will work better.

Why is Safari history grayed out?

When there’s no history or website data to clear, the setting turns grey. The setting might also be grey if you have web content restrictions set up under Content & Privacy Restrictions in Screen Time.

Why can’t I clear history on my Mac?

Turn off your Content & Privacy Restrictions Safari’s Clear History and Website Data button is grayed out when restrictions are turned on. You can edit the Content & Privacy Restrictions from your Screen Time settings, you may need to use a Screen Time passcode to do this, if you have one.