How to Delete Search History (on Play Store)

If you are wondering how to delete search history on Google Play Store, you have come to the right place. You can delete the Play Store history by following some easy steps.

How to Delete Google Play Store History on Android?

Deleting the history on Google Play Store requires just a few steps and you can clear the history in no time. To delete the Google Play Store search history on your device, you have to follow the steps given below.

  • Launch the ‘Google Play Store’ app on your device.
  • Tap on the profile picture at the top-right corner to find the full menu.
  • Now, from the menu, you have to choose ‘Settings’ to search for more options.
  • Next, you have to tap on ‘General’ to expand it. Thereafter, you will have to tap on the option ‘Account and Device Preferences’.
  • Scroll down the ‘History’ section to tap on the option ‘Clear Device Search History’. It will remove all searches on the Android device.


  • You will see a confirmation dialog box that asks you if you would like to clear the search history of the device. Tap on the option ‘Clear History’ to confirm.
  • For verifying, return to Google Play Store’s main screen and access the search bar. Start to type and you will notice if the previous search history has been cleared.

Remember that you have to repeat the process if you use the same Google account on different Android devices. If you don’t see the above option to delete Google Play Store search history, try downloading the latest Play Store app.

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How to Delete Google Play Search History on the Web?

Previously, Google Play Store search history was locally stored on the Android device. However, now it is synced to your Google account. To delete the Google Play Store search history, you have to clear it from the My Google Activity area also called the Web & Activity section.

For deleting your Google Play Store search history on the web, you have to follow the steps given below.

  • Open the Google Play Store site on a preferred web browser on your computer.
  • Click on the icon of the profile photo placed at the top-right corner and then you have to click on the option ‘Sign in with Google’ given at the drop-down menu and insert your Google account credentials for logging in.
  • When you have logged into your device, click on the profile photo or initial again given at the top-right corner of the screen and choose ‘Manage Your Google Account’ from its drop-down menu.


  • Go to the option ‘Data & Privacy’ from the sidebar menu on the left.
  • Scroll down until you see the button ‘My Activity’. Click on it to move to the next step. You can visit, directly.


  • Here you can see all the Google account search history on the web, Google Play store, and other services of Google.
  • Scroll down to the bottom until you the searched terms on Play Store. Tap on the icon ‘X’ on the right side for deleting.
  • You will find a pop-up confirmation. To confirm and proceed, you have to click on ‘Delete’.

Now, you have deleted the Play Store search history from your Google Account.

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