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Safari Mac: How to Automatically Clear Browsing History?


Browsers record all our web activity. Therefore, if we want to strengthen it safety of data and protect our privacy, is It is good to delete our browsing history regularly. The Safari bowser on Mac gives them users the ability to turn off automatically the browsing history at regular intervals. See below how you can set it up:

Open the Safari browser on your Mac, from Launchpad or by searching for it in Spotlight.

Then click on "Safari" from the left corner of the menu bar and select "Preferences".

browsing history

On the "General" tab, locate the "Remove History Items" option.

A drop-down menu will appear, from which you can choose how often the Safari browser will clear your browsing history. You have several options. For example, clearing can be done every day or even every year.

Mac browsing history

When you enable this setting, Safari will turn them off automatically sites you visit, your searches on Internet etc.

On the other hand, there is the possibility to do this process "Manually”(Manually). There is also this option in the drop-down menu for them users who want to check their browsing history before it is deleted. In this case, you need to keep this in mind and log in at regular intervals to delete the history.

At the bottom of the "General" section, you will also find a separate setting called "Remove download list items". With this option, you can configure Safari browser, to automatically delete the list of downloaded files (but not the files themselves).

Safari Mac

Note, that the activation of these settings will not affect your Safari browsing data on other devices Apple, such as iPhone or iPad. Also, so far, the options to automatically delete your browsing history and download list are not available in the applications iOS and Safari iPadOS.

Aside from deleting the history, there are other things you can do to enhance it security in the Safari browser. One of them is browsing incognito mode by default.

Source: Howtogeek

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