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ThatiPhoneKid

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I have lost all of my favourites/bookmarks which I have saved on my iPhone, why would these disappear? I don’t have them linked to iCloud, however my storage has got low. Any help on how I can get these back or why this has happened would be much appreciated.
 

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I have lost all of my favourites/bookmarks which I have saved on my iPhone, why would these disappear? I don’t have them linked to iCloud, however my storage has got low. Any help on how I can get these back or why this has happened would be much appreciated.
It's hard to say how they might have disappeared. Do you have a backup of your iPhone?
 
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I have lost all of my favourites/bookmarks which I have saved on my iPhone, why would these disappear? I don’t have them linked to iCloud, however my storage has got low. Any help on how I can get these back or why this has happened would be much appreciated.
Do you have any other iPhones? My bookmarks are shared among my other iPhones.
 
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ThatiPhoneKid

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It's hard to say how they might have disappeared. Do you have a backup of your iPhone?

unfortunately not, I think I’ve lost them forever. iCloud is off on safari, turned it on and my favourites still never appeared. Thanks so much for your help guys

Do you have any other iPhones? My bookmarks are shared among my other iPhones.

Yeah I have another iPhone but they’re not there ☹️ thanks so much for your help.
 

maerz001

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Wait, you don’t have a backup or iCloud but concerned about scratches and cosmetic damages like nobody else on the internet given your history. Why?
 
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ThatiPhoneKid

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Wait, you don’t have a backup or iCloud but concerned about scratches and cosmetic damages like nobody else on the internet given your history. Why?
I have iCloud but just don’t have safari turned on on my iCloud settings.
 

FireFish

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ah, ok. Thanks anyway
If your Mac OS X login has your iCloud login associated, you can definitely recover your favorites.
Go to www.icloud.com ➜ settings and Recover Bookmarks on the bottom.
https://www.screencast.com/t/vODXGbf8Uo

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ThatiPhoneKid

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thanks all for your help, I guess I have lost them forever. Does anyone know why they would all disappear for no reason? Thank you.
 

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thanks all for your help, I guess I have lost them forever. Does anyone know why they would all disappear for no reason? Thank you.
Let's back up for a second. I just realized we don't know whether you were using Safari or a different browser. Was it Safari? If so, could you post your Safari settings screenshots?

Also which iPhone do you have and what iOS version is it on?
 

Minorite

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Main question: do you have an iTunes backup that may contain bookmarks/favorites (sorry if I'm blind and missed that in the thread).
 
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