how to clear safari url addresses

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  1. fastnfirm

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    hi even after clearing history, cookies etc in settings, there are still url addresses left in Safari that appear in a drop down box when i enter a url that is similar to one i have perviously entered how can i clear them, thanks
     
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    It should also search your bookmarks for autocompletes, and probably any URL's that you have in the Contacts app.
     
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    thanks, went into settings and cleared everything auto complete is off and cleared that too, some url's still showing in the drop down box ???
     
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    No idea then. It could be like Mail and simply have a buffer for recently visited sites. I don't know of any reasonable way to clear it.
     
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    I haven't found a way to clear the drop down "prompts", it appears to be another "convenience" feature, like email addresses (see old topics of not being able to clear wrong email addresses). Leaves a little to be desired for "privacy" browsing, and may be annoying at times. I rarely enter addresses manually any more, usually use bookmarks or links from Google searches.
     
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    well i feel pretty silly, found that the annoying url's that wouldn't go away were bookmarks that i set up! duh!!!!!
     
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    Don't worry. Being silly is really quite fun once you get used to it. :D

    Glad you got it figured out.
     

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