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Want to Truly Enjoy Spotlight Search on iPad ?

Nov. 03, 2015 09:20 am / Posted by Fitch to iOS Topics
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How Does Spotlight Search Work on Your iPad?

As a useful and powerful tool specially designed for iOS devices, spotlight search lets you look for content from the web, your contacts, apps, nearby places, and more. Powered by Siri, Search offers suggestions and updates results as you type. This can saves you a lot of time especially when you are in a hurry. As to use spotlight search on your iPad, there are two possible ways for your reference: Quick Search which enables iOS device users to drag down from the middle of the Home screen and type what you're looking for and Siri Suggestions which drags right from the Home screen to show search and get Siri Suggestions.

Why Should I Clear Spotlight Search on iPad?

However, as nothing is perfect in this world, so does spotlight search. This program also has many shortcomings which can't be neglected. For example, with time passing by, more and more search histories will be saved on your iPad, which will absolutely eat up much space on your iPad. You should know space is luxury in your limited iPad storage. More importantly, these search files sometimes contain your personal information such as phone number and e-mail address, if you don't clean up these files at regular times. Chances are that you may find your personal information is leaked one day. All these just highlights the importance of clearing spotlight search on your iPad, which is also the purpose of this passage.

How Should I Remove Spotlight Search from iPad?

You have to know that these files can't be deleted within iPad itself, since Apple company has not implemented a direct feature to do it. But you can hide these search results within your iPad:

1. Go to Settings>General>Spotlight Search.
2. Now, you will see a list of items that are searched through spotlight search. Just hide the files you want to hide. For example, if you don't want to see search results from your Message app, you can deselect Messages.

(Tips: If you don’t want Siri or Spotlight to suggest nearby locations, go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services. Then tap System Services and turn off Safari & Spotlight Suggestions.)

This way can only allows you to hide your search results, but they can be easily accessed as long as you change your spotlight search setting. So if you want to truly protect your privacy from being leaked, you can have a try of FREE Vibosoft iPad Data Cleaner(Mac) to clear spotlight search from your iPad! This free yet powerful software is exactly what you need! Moreover, with this software, you are also able to clear junk files from iPad to free up your device and speed up your iPad! Below is the free download version of this software, just get it and have a try by yourself! By no means will you get disappointed!



After you have downloaded the right version of this software, open it on your computer with double clicks. After that, follow the below steps to clean up spotlight search from your iPad!

Step 1. First of all, connect your iPad to computer via the USB cord. After that, you will see the below interface. Don't hesitate to click the "Quick Clean" option to continue.

Step 2. Now, you will see different file folders are arranged on the main interface. Choose the files as you wanted and then choose the "Start Scan" option to scan the files you want to clean from iPad.

Step 3. After choosing the files you want to clean from iPad, you can click the "Clean" to begin the process.

Now, just wait for the cleaning process to complete. In a few seconds, spotlight search will be removed from your iPad. Following that, more free space will be saved on your iPad and your personal information will be protected. Then, you are free to truly enjoy the benefits brought by spotlight search service on iPad!



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