Permanently Erase/Delete/Remove/Clear Spotlight Search History From iPhone Running On iOS 12/11/10/9/8!
Summary: Are you looking for effective solutions to delete, erase, clear, remove Spotlight search history on iPhone permanently? Just relax! Simply read this article and find out the best solutions to clear Spotlight search history permanently from iPhone.
Normal deletion of Spotlight search histories may still recoverable, so if you are looking to delete iPhone Spotlight search history data permanently on iOS 11/10/9/8/7, then you can do this task with the help of professional iOS Data Eraser software which is a reliable Spotlight Search History Removal Tool.
With the help of iOS Data Eraser software, you can:
- Clear Spotlight search history permanently from iPhone which is not recoverable.
- Beside Spotlight Search history, the tool also permanently remove other data like text messages, contacts, videos, photos, apps, account detail, passwords and other data stored on the device.
- Support all iPhone such as iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/6/6s/6 Plus/6s Plus/5/4/3, etc running on iOS 12/11/10/9/8/7.
Let’s begin with practical scenario!
How do I delete my spotlight search history?
How can I clear my spotlight suggested search history
– Original Post From iMore Forums
Spotlight Search is used to find out anything that is stored on iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. It includes music, apps, notes, contacts, movies and podcasts. Therefore with the help of useful tool like Spotlight search, one can very easily find out all any data and hence known as one of the best way. But Spotlight has one of the unwanted features which many users don’t like and that it stores everything about your search history. This can bad for you if you don’t want anybody to see the information that is on your phone and you have to hide all those.
When you don’t want to share your search history with any other guy then you need to remove the particular Spotlight items from phone. But this search history sometimes helps while searching anything. You don’t have to type the whole word but by typing only first few letters can open the entire page. But when there are lots of messages saved in your spotlight then you don’t get actually what you want and therefore you delete them. While using spotlight on iPhone, it shows the same result every time like text messages which you have deleted before.
Though you say that you have deleted the messages but when searching in spotlight, it is seen there. text messages which you have deleted before. Though you say that you have deleted the messages but when searching in spotlight, it is seen there. So what after deleting those messages; Have you ever thought that the messages are deleted or not permanently from your phone? How to clear those entire Spotlight Search from iPhone?
Follow the solutions mentioned-below to clear Spotlight search history fro iPhone.
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Method 1: Clean Unwanted Data On Your iPhone
First of all you need to clean some useless data on your iPhone, so that will not appear at your spotlight search history. Maybe even after deleting them, they will appear at your history list. You can’t anything for this, but after operating the next step, you can successfully delete them from iPhone permanently. Here we are considering call history.
First go to the phone app icon where you will get edit button. Hit on the edit button and it will open on new window. After that you will get the ‘clear’ option where you have to press the option just to delete the call logs.
In fact if you want to delete some particular call history then you can click on read circle just before each call to delete one by one. This is the first step to wipe out your call history but it will not delete it permanently. Just follow the next step to get rid of permanently.
After that, follow the below solution to delete Spotlight search history on iPhone.
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Solution 1: Clear Spotlight Search History From iPhone Via Setting App
Step 1: First press the power button and wait for the device to boot and show the lock screen. After that move the slider from left to right to unlock the device.
Step 2: Move to iPhone’s settings that has control panel
Step 3: Now go to general section and click on ‘spotlight search’. Here you can select the items which you want to remove
Step 4: Now from the search list, tap the item to check and uncheck. When you click the unchecked item then it will checked and vice versa. But if you want to disable spotlight search completely then uncheck every item from search list.
Step 5: At last press home button when it is finished.
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Solution 2: Clear Spotlight Search History Permanently From iPhone
When anything does not work and those men who don’t know how to handle smartphone nicely for them it is better to use some professional software to delete the spotlight search history. Here the use of iOS Data Eraser on Windows/Mac will work as this is one of the best software. This tool is well efficient to completely delete the entire spotlight searches history from iPhone permanently with ease.
This iPhone Spotlight Search History Removal Tool support all models of iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch that runs on iOS 12/11/10/9/8 and so on.
Using this software will never let you down and it effectively cleans out every history or messages from spotlight search. After using this software, your spotlight search would be safe, and there will no problem in using your iPhone, iPod or iPad without worrying about your data being scattered around. And your private data will be perfectly protected.
Below follow the complete guide on how to permanently delete Spotlight search history from iPhone using iOS Data Eraser Tool.
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Steps To Permanently Delete Spotlight Search History From iPhone
Step 1: Connect your device to the computer
First install and launch iOS Data Eraser software and then select "Erase" option from the available option. Now connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to your computer.
Once it recognizes your device, it will display the two options for you such as – Erase Full Data and Erase Private Data. Select "Erase Full Data" in order wipe all data from the device.
Step 2: Start to erase all data from your device completely & permanently
Next click on "Erase" button to start erasing data from your iPhone/iPad or iPod Touch completely and permanently.
Since the erased data can't be recovered by any means, hence, it is suggested that you must be very careful that you do not want any data back and then enter "delete" and press on "Erase now" to confirm.
Step 3: Wait till the data deletion is complete
After the data deletion process starts, you don't have to anything, but only have to wait till the process completes. Make sure the device is connected properly during the entire process.
When the data deletion is complete, you will see the following window as shown in the screenshot below.
Now your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch is completely deleted and it now turns into a new device. There is no data left on the device and you can use it according to your wish.
If you want to delete data such as text message from spotlight search result, it is recommended to erase the keyboard cache and some old data information that you don’t need any more. By doing this, you will find the results come from spotlight search will be new one.