How to Clear Your Individual Internet History Entries in Safari on Your Mac

Posted in How To, Mac on 18/07/2017 by Chris Hauk

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A while back, we showed you how to clear your entire Internet History in Safari on your Mac. But, what if you didn’t want to nuke the entire list, but only a few embarrassing visits to the “Bad Santa 2” IMDB page?

How to Clear Your Individual Internet History Entries in Safari on Your Mac

Luckily, it’s quite easy to delete an entry here and there. Here’s how.

How to Clear Your Individual Internet History Entries in Safari on Your Mac

1.) While in Safari, click on the “History” menu item and then click on “Show All History.”

How to Clear Your Individual Internet History Entries in Safari on Your Mac

2.) In the History List, you’ll see every website you’ve visited while using Safari. To remove a single entry, click on it, and then press the “Delete” key on your Mac keyboard. (Or right-click on it and then click on the “Delete” option in the right-click menu, if that’s how you roll.)

How to Clear Your Individual Internet History Entries in Safari on Your Mac

How to Clear Your Individual Internet History Entries in Safari on Your Mac

3.) To delete multiple embarrassing entries (NEVER surf drunk), Hold down the “Command” key on your keyboard and click multiple entries. Once they’re all highlighted, press the “Delete” key on your Mac keyboard.

How to Clear Your Individual Internet History Entries in Safari on Your Mac

If you use iCloud to sync your Safari history and such with your other devices, such as your iPhone and iPad, this should remove the offending entries on those devices too. But, check them just to be safe.

For more tips and tricks that can help you make better use of your Mac, iOS device, Apple Watch, or Apple TV, be sure to visit the “How To” section of our website.


Author

Chris Hauk

MacTrast Senior Editor, and self-described “magnificent bastard,” Chris Hauk owns Phoenix Rising Services and writes for everyone’s favorite “bad movie” website, Big Bad Drive-In.

His first Apple product was an iPod Classic 9 years ago, and he has since added a MacBook Pro, a number of iPads, iPhones, and multiple Apple TVs to his collection.

He lives somewhere in the deep Southern part of America. Yes, he has to pump in both sunshine and the Internet.