1. Superjudge's Avatar
    I see you can delete them but I I would rather not have 3/4 of a page with icons showing my history.
    09-17-2014 03:56 PM
  2. brzlnthug's Avatar
    I see you can delete them but I I would rather not have 3/4 of a page with icons showing my history.
    Go to "settings" then "safari" then turn off "spotlight suggestions"

    I hate this new feature too, but at least u can turn it off! Lol
    Superjudge likes this.
    09-17-2014 08:55 PM
  3. TWLV27's Avatar
    Still shows up for me
    Also very unconvincingly shows some sites I prefer not to let people know of lol and they keep appearing after I delete them
    Gobrown75 likes this.
    09-18-2014 10:51 AM
  4. Turtle Dude's Avatar
    Turning off Spotlight Suggestions in Safari Settings does NOT turn off/hide "Frequently Visited," as is suggested above. I'm also not entirely sure how "At least we can turn it off." somehow merits an audible laugh.
    Gobrown75 likes this.
    09-18-2014 11:08 AM
  5. Superjudge's Avatar
    Yeah that didn't seem to do the trick. I guess I'll have to just keep deleting everything as it shows up. It's not a bad feature but you should be able to turn it off for privacy purposes.
    09-18-2014 11:25 AM
  6. HankAZ's Avatar
    Just a guess, but does private browsing remove them? If not, it kind of defeats the purpose of private browsing if it’s going to save where you were and display it back to you.
    09-18-2014 11:55 AM
  7. Superjudge's Avatar
    Just a guess, but does private browsing remove them? If not, it kind of defeats the purpose of private browsing if its going to save where you were and display it back to you.
    I don't know. I haven't used private browsing too much since downloading ios8.
    09-18-2014 12:02 PM
  8. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I only have 3 listed. One is iMore. I'll have to watch that and not make some sites frequent. Not that it matters. No one sees my Safari. My Wife doesn't even look at hers. I also use the Puffin browser. And I have a private browser in my purchased list I could bring back. But I don't go to any sites unfit for family anyway. Mostly political, football or tech.


    Sent from my ancient but trustworthy iPhone 5
    Coachbulldog likes this.
    09-18-2014 12:14 PM
  9. Superjudge's Avatar
    I only have 3 listed. One is iMore. I'll have to watch that and not make some sites frequent. Not that it matters. No one sees my Safari. My Wife doesn't even look at hers. I also use the Puffin browser. And I have a private browser in my purchased list I could bring back. But I don't go to any sites unfit for family anyway. Mostly political, football or tech.


    Sent from my ancient but trustworthy iPhone 5
    I understand that. I just think it's odd to put so much personal info out front and browsing history is personal info no matter how tame it may be. When history is hidden under the history tab, at least someone would have to go through your phone to find it. Now they just have to be looking over your shoulder or open a new browser window. It's not bad functionality. Just would like the ability to turn it off.
    09-18-2014 12:30 PM
  10. rdubmu's Avatar
    Just use another browser to look at your private browsing.


    Sent from my Surface Pro 3 using Tapatalk
    09-18-2014 12:49 PM
  11. yast26's Avatar
    just go to settings> safari> scroll down to clear history end web data!
    09-18-2014 07:40 PM
  12. Superjudge's Avatar
    just go to settings> safari> scroll down to clear history end web data!
    That's not really a fix though. Just a temporary measure till the icons pop up again.
    Gobrown75 likes this.
    09-18-2014 07:58 PM
  13. boovish's Avatar
    Jesus, just use private browsing
    09-18-2014 10:12 PM
  14. Superjudge's Avatar
    Jesus, just use private browsing
    Missing the point. Besides it still shows up in private browsing.
    09-18-2014 10:18 PM
  15. zerog46's Avatar
    09-18-2014 10:19 PM
  16. sjamal16's Avatar
    you gotta do it manually site by site by pressing down on the link square and then the option of delete comes up
    09-18-2014 11:36 PM
  17. ritesh's Avatar
    Missing the point. Besides it still shows up in private browsing.
    My private browsing is on all the time and there is zero history in my browser. The private browsing tab become white, when it is on.
    09-19-2014 08:43 AM
  18. Superjudge's Avatar
    My private browsing is on all the time and there is zero history in my browser. The private browsing tab become white, when it is on.
    Yeah but it's glitchy. This happens all the time to me. Yes I have rebooted my phone.



    And at times the screen becomes unresponsive. Never happens in the regular browser.
    09-19-2014 01:08 PM
  19. y donaldson's Avatar
    I would use google chrome instead of safari and just turn on private browsing (chrome is faster in my opinion)
    09-19-2014 01:20 PM
  20. kch50428's Avatar
    I would use google chrome instead of safari and just turn on private browsing (chrome is faster in my opinion)
    Does Chrome's 'private browsing' stop Google from mining your surfing and search habits in order to target advertising to you?
    Highrisedrifter likes this.
    09-19-2014 01:53 PM
  21. Superjudge's Avatar
    Does Chrome's 'private browsing' stop Google from mining your surfing and search habits in order to target advertising to you?
    I don't know. I like chrome. I have it on my phone but I like safari better plus the whole default thing. I'll try it out for a bit.
    09-19-2014 02:12 PM
  22. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I like the Puffin Browser better than Chrome.


    Sent from my ancient but trustworthy iPhone 5
    09-19-2014 02:32 PM
  23. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Yeah but it's glitchy. This happens all the time to me. Yes I have rebooted my phone.

    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14...3d25e47a47.jpghttp://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14...ae47a71a3f.jpg

    And at times the screen becomes unresponsive. Never happens in the regular browser.
    Or use this private browser for everything except "G" rated. Use only G rated sites in Safari.
    FREE Full Screen Private Browsing for iPhone & iPad by Savy Soda
    https://appsto.re/us/gYP9v.i


    Sent from my ancient but trustworthy iPhone 5
    09-19-2014 03:52 PM
  24. ritesh's Avatar
    This is what I see.
    Any way to turn off "frequently visited" section in Safari?-safari.png
    09-20-2014 07:01 AM
  25. fightcrazy's Avatar
    Ledsteplin, Have you noticed since the last update Puffin Browser has gotten even faster? It is significantly faster and it was fast before. Chrome is my go to browser, have it on my iPhone 5S, IPad mini with retina display and my PC. Everything syncs up great. As far as sending me advertisements, I don't see any or at least I don't let that junk effect me. Chrome is # 1 with me.
    09-20-2014 08:37 AM
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