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hansvon
Oct 22, 2008, 08:26 AM
How do I erase it? I cleared history, cache, and cookies already.



840quadra
Oct 22, 2008, 09:05 AM
How do I erase it? I cleared history, cache, and cookies already.

Someone searching for something they shouldn't be looking for ;) .

Open Safari > Bookmarks (be sure you are at the root of bookmarks) > History > touch the "Clear" button at the bottom .

That should do the trick

http://forums.macrumors.com/image.php?u=47064&dateline=1165207334&type=profile

richard.mac
Oct 22, 2008, 09:14 AM
click the magnifying glass next to the grey "Google" in the search bar and choose "Clear recent searches"

840quadra
Oct 22, 2008, 09:24 AM
click the magnifying glass next to the grey "Google" in the search bar and choose "Clear recent searches"

Do you have that on your iPod Touch or iPhone? I don't have that option on my G2. I know it is a feature in windows or PC safari, but I have never seen that on the "pocket" version.

http://forums.macrumors.com/image.php?u=47064&dateline=1165207334&type=profile

richard.mac
Oct 22, 2008, 09:28 AM
^ opps sorry thats what happens when you use Forum Spy and dont read which forum its in :o ive used an iPhone for about a week and know how to erase history.

very sorry OP.

Obama
Oct 22, 2008, 09:42 AM
Don't be sorry. You just taught me a new trick for my desktop lol
Thanks

840quadra
Oct 22, 2008, 09:45 AM
haha no need to apologize. Just nice to see other people trying to help others too!

http://forums.macrumors.com/image.php?u=47064&dateline=1165207334&type=profile

biikman
Oct 22, 2008, 10:02 AM
Someone searching for something they shouldn't be looking for ;) .

Open Safari > Bookmarks (be sure you are at the root of bookmarks) > History > touch the "Clear" button at the bottom .

That should do the trick

http://forums.macrumors.com/image.php?u=47064&dateline=1165207334&type=profile

Lol I didn't know that one, thanks!

anfield11
Oct 22, 2008, 10:19 AM
On the main Google page

http://www.google.ca/webhp?hl=en&tab=iw

How would you clear history? In other words if you type in an "H" all previous searches starting with an "H" come up...how do you clear that?

Thanks

thechidz
Oct 22, 2008, 10:24 AM
On the main Google page

http://www.google.ca/webhp?hl=en&tab=iw

How would you clear history? In other words if you type in an "H" all previous searches starting with an "H" come up...how do you clear that?

Thanks

i want to know this as well

thechidz
Oct 22, 2008, 10:29 AM
Someone searching for something they shouldn't be looking for ;) .

Open Safari > Bookmarks (be sure you are at the root of bookmarks) > History > touch the "Clear" button at the bottom .

That should do the trick

http://forums.macrumors.com/image.php?u=47064&dateline=1165207334&type=profile

this worked, thanks

anfield11
Oct 22, 2008, 10:46 AM
this worked, thanks

Sure, but that will clear all the Safari history too. Is there anyway to just clear Google?

And actually I tried it and it doesn't clear Google.

Thanks

thechidz
Oct 22, 2008, 10:58 AM
Sure, but that will clear all the Safari history too. Is there anyway to just clear Google?

And actually I tried it and it doesn't clear Google.

Thanks

it wont clear the stuff that google automatically puts in there. I dont think thats possible

840quadra
Oct 22, 2008, 11:14 AM
Sure, but that will clear all the Safari history too. Is there anyway to just clear Google?

And actually I tried it and it doesn't clear Google.

Thanks

I am not sure if that list is populated by the iPod or google itself. Not sure why one would visi that page ( unless it is their homepage ). If you log into google's site, or use the web version of gmail, it will save your search history in their database.

If that data is saved locally, clearin history and cookies would work. Currently there is no seperate function to only clear search history like on normal safari.

840

hansvon
Oct 22, 2008, 12:09 PM
Someone searching for something they shouldn't be looking for ;) .



Heh alright ya caught me. <insert lame excuse here>

Anywho, through some combination of something I managed to do it. So let's just keep this our little secret;).

Someone I think earlier asked how to clear previous searches on a normal browser. On Firefox I think there is a specific "clear search history" option. If there is an individual search listing you want to erase, type it into the search until it shows up as a suggestion, click it while hitting Delete on your keyboard.

My what a world we live in.

840quadra
Oct 24, 2008, 09:58 AM
Heh alright ya caught me. <insert lame excuse here>

Anywho, through some combination of something I managed to do it. So let's just keep this our little secret;).

Someone I think earlier asked how to clear previous searches on a normal browser. On Firefox I think there is a specific "clear search history" option. If there is an individual search listing you want to erase, type it into the search until it shows up as a suggestion, click it while hitting Delete on your keyboard.

My what a world we live in.

Well I am glad you got everything figured out.

On a related note.
I once searched for a birthday present on my girlfriends laptop (I was waiting for her to get ready for dinner). I totally forgot to clear my search history, and two days later I was asked (via SMS) why I was looking at iPods on her computer.

Yeah... had to kinda skate around that subject. :o

http://forums.macrumors.com/image.php?u=47064&dateline=1165206282&type=profile

Obama
Oct 24, 2008, 10:18 AM
On the main Google page

http://www.google.ca/webhp?hl=en&tab=iw

How would you clear history? In other words if you type in an "H" all previous searches starting with an "H" come up...how do you clear that?

Thanks


* For desktop*
1. Goto the Safari menu
2. Click Safari
3. Select Reset Safari

Clearing Just Your Google History:

1. Goto the Safari Menu
2. Select Preferences
3. Select Autofill tab
4. Select the Edit button from the Other Forms Line
5. From the AutoFill list of sites select Google.com
6. Select Remove
7. Select Done

snowlancer2720
Oct 28, 2008, 07:31 PM
settings>safari>clear history+clear cache