Removing history on iPad

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  1. Harry Briels

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    To remove all history definetely:
    I go to Settings >Safari >Clear history and Website Data >Clear.
    When I then open >Advanced >Website data, I still get a list of websites I used before.
    When i click >Remove Website Data and then >Remove. Then again select >"Website Data"
    I get the whole lot again!

    How can I defintely remove all (history) websites I ever used from my iPad?
     
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    Have you updated your iPad to the latest iOS it is capable of running? This may be a bug that has been fixed by an update.
     
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    My iOS is 10.3.3.
    When I try to update I get the message: IOS 10.3.3 software is up to date.
    Harry
     
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    Which iPad do you have? This is the iPad 1 Forum and the iPad 1 can only be updated to iOS 5.1.1. Based on the iOS version, you probably own a WiFi only version of the iPad 4.
     
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  5. Harry Briels

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    What iPad do I have?
    Just an iPad, model A1458. IOS
    How can I determine?
    What if I indeed have an iPad wifi only?
     
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    Yours is a 4th Generation iPad with WiFi only, made late 2012.
     
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    Jupiter, thank you.
    But I still haven't found a solution for the problem I can not solve!
    See my first message.
     
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    I think this could be a bug, as I mentioned. Unfortunately, probably the only way to remove this data would be to restore the iPad to factory settings, but you still might find the problem could return when you reloaded your backup. One thing you could do though is to force quit Safari (double click the Home Button and swipe upwards in the Safari thumbnail).
     
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    Jupiter:
    Your advise is:
    One thing you could do though is to force quit Safari (double click the Home Button and swipe upwards in the Safari thumbnail).
    My question:
    And when I heve force quit Safari, and Safari is gone, "what then"??

    Harry
     
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    You can simply reopen it. It won’t have gone away. You could now check to see whether you can remove the website data completely.
     

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