There are more than 2 billion Android users out there. Who uses Android OS in mobile devices and all the services from Google on a daily basis. And one of these services is the Google Play store.
With one click, android users can download their favourite apps and games from the Google Play store.
And like all the other Google services, this app also needs a Gmail account to run. And this thing has its own advantages and disadvantages. Like collecting the history of application downloads.
But if you are a person who doesn’t want any type of tracking on your device. Then deleting this history is also an option for you that you can do manually. And if you are interested, let’s see how it’s done.
How to delete Google Play Store App Download History
Now, this is how it works, once you download the app from the Play Store. No matter if you delete it, that app information will be stored in your library.
So if one day you want to download the same app, but the name doesn’t come up. You may find that the library will be helpful in that situation. Or in a factory reset case too.
But the downside of that is it stores all your app history no matter how many years ago it downloaded. And in this case this step by step procedure will help you.
- Open the play store and click on the accounts icon on the top right corner.
- Select the Manage apps and device settings from the list.
- Toggle to manage option.
- Where you see all your installed applications, click the installed drop down menu and set it too Not installed. To see applications that you used in a past.
- Then all you have to do is select the applications and delete them.
And this is all you have to do, to get rid of all the unnecessary application history.