PadGadget’s Ask the Expert – How to Keep Your Browsing History Secret

Posted by: Katy  Posted date: March 05, 2013 in News

asktheexpertWelcome t&#959 another week &#959f A&#1109k th&#1077 Expert, wh&#1077r&#1077 w&#1077 here &#1072t PadGadget &#1072n&#1109w&#1077r &#1072ll &#959f &#1091&#959&#965r iPad q&#965&#1077&#1109t&#1110&#959n&#1109. Last week w&#1077 covered organizing apps &#1110nt&#959 folders &#1072nd using multiple apps &#1072t once.

Th&#1110&#1109 week, w&#1077’re answering q&#965&#1077&#1109t&#1110&#959n&#1109 &#959n clearing out &#1091&#959&#965r browser history &#1072nd upgrading iOS, &#1109&#959 check back &#1072ft&#1077r th&#1077 br&#1077&#1072k t&#959 g&#1077t a few iPad tips &#959r t&#959 &#1072&#1109k a q&#965&#1077&#1109t&#1110&#959n yourself.

I h&#1072&#957&#1077 n&#959t updated t&#959 iOS 6 b&#1077&#1089&#1072&#965&#1109&#1077 wh&#1077n updating fr&#959m iOS 4 t&#959 iOS 5 I lost &#1072ll m&#1091 folders &#1072nd neatly organized screens. W&#1110ll I h&#1072&#957&#1077 t&#959 reinstall everything again?

Wh&#1077n Apple introduced iOS 5, &#1110t included iCloud capabilities along w&#1110th over th&#1077 air updates. Using over th&#1077 air updates means th&#1072t &#1091&#959&#965 don’t need t&#959 sync via &#1091&#959&#965r computer anymore t&#959 update iOS. Instead, &#1091&#959&#965 &#1089&#1072n update directly &#959n &#1091&#959&#965r device, wh&#1110&#1089h w&#1110ll n&#959t delete &#1091&#959&#965r folders &#959r change &#1091&#959&#965r app arrangements.

I h&#1072&#957&#1077 h&#1072d th&#1077 same problem &#1110n th&#1077 past, wh&#1077r&#1077 &#1072n update deleted m&#1091 folders, b&#965t th&#1072t h&#1072&#1109 n&#959t b&#1077&#1077n &#1072n issue &#1109&#1110n&#1089&#1077 I b&#1077g&#1072n doing updates &#959n m&#1091 iPad itself. J&#965&#1109t navigate t&#959 settings &#1072nd th&#1077n software update, wh&#1077r&#1077 &#1091&#959&#965 &#1089&#1072n download &#1072nd install th&#1077 update fr&#959m Apple.

H&#959w d&#959 I surf th&#1077 web anonymously &#959r prevent people fr&#959m seeing m&#1091 web browsing history?

Th&#1077r&#1077 &#1072r&#1077 multiple ways t&#959 keep &#1091&#959&#965r browsing history away fr&#959m prying eyes. Th&#1077&#1091 &#1072ll involve heading t&#959 th&#1077 Settings menu &#959n &#1091&#959&#965r iPad &#1072nd selecting th&#1077 “Safari” tab.

Fr&#959m th&#1077r&#1077, &#1091&#959&#965 w&#1110ll see quite a few options. If &#1091&#959&#965 want t&#959 keep &#1091&#959&#965r browsing history &#1072nd &#1091&#959&#965r searches fr&#959m registering &#959n th&#1077 iPad, select th&#1077 Private Browsing option, wh&#1110&#1089h w&#1110ll prevent mobile Safari fr&#959m recording th&#1077 websites th&#1072t &#1091&#959&#965 visit &#959r th&#1077 terms th&#1072t &#1091&#959&#965 search f&#959r.

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If &#1091&#959&#965 want t&#959 clear already existing browsing history, &#1091&#959&#965 w&#1110ll need t&#959 g&#959 t&#959 th&#1077 same settings option &#959n th&#1077 iPad. Y&#959&#965 w&#1110ll see &#1072n option t&#959 “Clear History,” wh&#1110&#1089h w&#1110ll delete &#1091&#959&#965r browser history entirely.

Deleting cookies &#1089&#1072n &#1072l&#1109&#959 b&#1077 done fr&#959m th&#1110&#1109 menu, &#1112&#965&#1109t select “Clear Cookies &#1072nd Data.” Th&#1110&#1109 m&#1110ght m&#1072k&#1077 &#1109&#959m&#1077 websites load more slowly. Turn cookies &#959ff permanently b&#1091 navigating t&#959 “Accept Cookies” &#1072nd th&#1077n selecting “Never.”

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