Opened 22 months ago

Last modified 7 months ago

#5785 reopened defect

Search history isn't deleted upon clearing all browser data

Reported by: mario Assignee:
Priority: P2 Milestone: Adblock-Browser-for-iOS-2.1.0
Module: Adblock-Browser-for-iOS Keywords: ABB2.0.1
Cc: Blocked By:
Blocking: Platform: Adblock Browser for iOS
Ready: no Confidential: no
Tester: Unknown Verified working: no
Review URL(s):

Description (last modified by ashephard)


ABB 2.0.0
iOS 9.3.5
iPad 3rd gen

How to reproduce

  1. Start ABB
  2. Populate the search history by performing multiple searches (via the URL bar)

NOTE: The search history on web searches (such as via are not cleared. URL bar searches are cleared.

  1. Go to Settings -> Clear Browsing Data -> Clear All

Observed behaviour

The search history isn't cleared

Expected behaviour

The search history is cleared

Change History (7)

comment:1 Changed 22 months ago by traynard

Also occurs when searching via search engines, such as searching through (even logged out)

comment:2 Changed 16 months ago by canwuna

This also applies even when the browser is in Ghost Mode. You will see your previous searches from Ghost Mode populated in a dropdown. Clearing your history and clearing all data from settings does not resolve this issue.

comment:3 Changed 8 months ago by ashephard

Testing this now. Seems the search history is being cleared as expected.

comment:4 Changed 8 months ago by ashephard

  • Milestone set to Adblock-Browser-for-iOS-2.1.0
  • Resolution set to worksforme
  • Status changed from new to closed

comment:5 Changed 7 months ago by traynard

  • Resolution worksforme deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened

When running a search on, The search queries still save on after clearing all.

comment:6 Changed 7 months ago by ashephard

To clarify, the URL bar searches are cleared but as stated in the ticket, searches via a website (such as remain after the history is cleared. I'll adjust the 'how to reproduce' summary to clarify this.

comment:7 Changed 7 months ago by ashephard

  • Description modified (diff)
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