Getting safari history from phone

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Simply put NO, you can’t access the Safari History. Apps are sandboxed.

If this is for an in-house app, then you could jailbreak the phones and go around the sandboxing like so –

We can find the history.plist in /var/mobile/Media/Safari/ and this we can read in jailbreaken iPhone.


see this SO link: How to access iPhone Safari History in an App?

Simply put, you cannot. The history is stored in a property list outside of your applications sandbox and you cannot access it.

On the jailbroken side, there is a History.plist located at /private/var/mobile/Library/Safari

You can’t. There is NO API to access Safari’s browsing history.

I got it. Please follow following path then you will retrieve Browser history for iOS7 iPhone.


In iOS7 safari app not a system app. When you open Applications folder then you can find history and other plist files.