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How To Remove Bookmarks on iPhone

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One of the best features of the Safari browser is bookmarks. Bookmarks on Safari enable you to access websites conveniently. You can create as many bookmarks as you want on your Safari to access them anytime. Sometimes, we wish to delete those existing bookmarks to declutter the home screen and Safari, but many of us don’t know how to do it.

Quick Answer

You get an option in Safari to remove and edit the bookmarks. One way to remove bookmarks on iPhones is through the browser’s settings. Another way to remove bookmarks from your iPhone is by using third-party software. You can easily do this in a few easy steps. 

Fortunately, we have explained the same in detail in this tutorial. Here in this tutorial, we have explained two methods to remove bookmarks on your iPhone. You can follow any of the below-mentioned methods that seem easy to follow to you. Let’s move ahead and check how to systematically remove bookmarks on the iPhone. 

2 Ways To Remove Bookmarks on iPhone

In this section, we have explained all possible methods to delete bookmarks on your iPhone. You can follow the below-mentioned methods and remove bookmarks on your iPhone or iPad

Method #1: Remove Bookmarks on iPhone From Settings

You can remove and edit bookmarks on your iPhone directly from Safari’s settings. However, this method doesn’t let you delete bookmarks in a batch. You need to select and remove bookmarks one-by-one. 

Here’s how you can remove bookmarks on your iPhone directly from Safari’s settings.

  1. Open the Safari browser on your iPhone or iPad. 
  2. Tap on the bookmark icon at the bottom of the screen.
  3. You can now see all your bookmarks and folders in one place. 
  4. Tap on the “Edit” option to access customization options.
  5. Tap on the red minus (-) icon next to the bookmark you want to delete. 
  6. Follow the same steps with other bookmarks you want to remove on your iPhone. 

Method #2: Remove Bookmarks on iPhone With a Third-Party Application

You can’t delete multiple bookmarks at once using the above method. Fortunately, you can do this by using a third-party application. This third-party software lets you access all your bookmarks under one roof and edit them. You can select and delete multiple bookmarks at once with ease. 

For this tutorial, we will use the Dr. Fone app for demonstration purposes. You can follow the mentioned steps to remove bookmarks on your iPhone using Dr. Fone.

  1. Download the Wondershare Dr. Fone software on your PC. 
  2. Connect your iPhone to the computer to let the computer access your iPhone’s data, including Safari data. 
  3. Click on the “Data Eraser” option. 
  4. On the next window, click on the “Start” button. 
  5. Click on Safari bookmarks in the “Personal Data” section. 
  6. Type the mentioned digits in the text box. 
  7. Click on the “Erase” button. 
  8. Wait until all the selected bookmarks are deleted.

Final Results

You can directly remove bookmarks from your Safari browser settings if you only want to remove a few books. Otherwise, you can use third-party software to delete bookmarks in bulk. We have explained the steps of both methods in the above sections. You can follow them and quickly remove bookmarks on your iPhone. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I remove a bookmark from my home screen?

Keep holding the bookmark until you get the cross (X) icon above the bookmark. Once it appears, click on the cross icon and select “Delete” to remove the bookmark from your iPhone’s home screen. 

Why can’t I delete a bookmark on my iPhone?

If you cannot delete bookmarks on your iPhone, you can try restarting your iPhone. Restarting the iPhone often fixes the issues, and you can try the same. 

How do I get rid of bookmarks on my iPhone?

First, open Safari on your iPhone and tap on the bookmark icon. Now, tap on “Edit” to open more settings. Then, tap on the red minus (-) icon next to the bookmark you want to delete. Lastly, click on “Delete” to remove the selected bookmark. You need to follow the same steps with any other bookmarks you want to remove from your iPhone’s Safari. 

How do I delete bookmarks on iPhone iOS 15 home screen?

Open the Safari app and head to the bookmarks section. Once you see all the bookmarks, tap on the red minus (-) icon. Finally, tap “Delete” to remove that particular bookmark from your Safari browser. 

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