How to Delete Bookmarks in Safari on iPhone (iOS 15)

Declutter your Safari bookmarks by deleting old ones to make room for new favorites.

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Overwhelmed by scores of old and unused bookmarks in Safari? You can delete Safari bookmarks easily to free up space and make finding what you need much easier. We’ve laid out how to delete bookmarks on Safari in just a few simple steps. Let's get started!

Related: 5 Easy Ways to Free Up Storage Space on Your iPhone

Why You'll Love this Tip

  • Make your web browsing more efficient and find what you need faster by getting rid of old bookmarks you don't use.
  • Remove excess data and free up storage space on your iPhone to help Safari work faster.

How to Delete Bookmarks on iPhone in the Safari App

In just a few steps, you'll have a fresh, clutter-free catalog of bookmarks ready to navigate. For more iPhone organization and storage tips, sign up for our free Tip of the Day newsletter. Here's how to delete Safari Bookmarks on iPhone and iPad.

  1. Open the Safari app.

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  2. Tap the Bookmarks icon.


     
  3. Tap Edit.


     
  4. Tap the red - icon next to the bookmark you want to delete.


     
  5. Tap Delete.


     
  6. Tap Done.


     
  7. Tap Done again.

Bookmarks are a useful tool on Safari. They help you find what you're looking for faster and even sync between iPhone, iPad, and Mac when you use the same Apple ID. Make the most of your bookmarks when you keep them updated and delete the bookmarks you no longer use.

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Emma Chase

Emma Chase is a freelance writer for iPhone Life. She has her Bachelors degree in Communication from the University of Northern Iowa. Emma has worked in many sectors in her professional career, including the higher education, finance, and nonprofit. Emma lives in small-town Iowa with her husband and two children. When she’s not geeking out over the newest Apple product or wrangling her kids, Emma enjoys a good book, crocheting, and trying new foods.

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