How to delete Amazon history and disable tracking

How to delete Amazon history and disable tracking

If you’re trying to find a gift for someone who has access to your Amazon account, your browsing history can be a dead giveaway.

However, you have the option to clear the history or delete individual items from it, as well as the ability to disable tracking, via your account.

Here’s what you need to know to do it.

How to delete Amazon browsing history

You can delete items from your browsing history one by one or you can delete all items at once.

On the desktop:

1. Go to the Amazon website and log into your account if necessary.

2. Hover the cursor up Accounts and lists at the top right of the page and click Browsing history in the drop-down menu.

Screenshot of the Amazon home page

3. The your history will appear on the next page.

4. If you want to remove individual items from the history, click the button Remove from view next to the items you want to remove.

Screenshot of the browsing history page on Amazon

5. To clear your browsing history, click the down arrow next to Manage history at the top right and select the button Remove all items from view .

Screenshot of the expanded Manage History section in your browsing history on Amazon

On the phone:

1. Open the Amazon Shopping app on yours iPhone, iPad or Android and log in if necessary.

2. Touch the icon of the profile in the menu below.

Screenshot of the main screen of the Amazon Shopping app

3. Select the your account .

Screenshot highlighting the Your Account option on an Amazon profile in the app

4. Scroll down to the section Personalized content and touch Browsing history .

Screenshot of Your Account page in the Amazon Shopping app

5. You will see your browsing history on the next page.

6. To delete individual items, tap Remove from view .

Screenshot of the browsing history page in the Amazon Shopping app

7. To clear the history, tap Manage then Remove all items from view.

Screenshot of the Manage menu for browsing history on the Amazon Shopping app

How to disable Amazon browsing history tracking

You should know that turning off browsing history tracking will also affect your Prime view history.

On the desktop:

1. Go to the Amazon website and log into your account if necessary.

2. Hover the cursor up Accounts and lists at the top right of the page and click Browsing history in the drop-down menu.

3. Click the down arrow next to Manage history at the top right and disable the option Enable / disable history .

Screenshot showing the expanded Manage menu for the browsing history page on Amazon

On the phone:

1. Open the Amazon Shopping app and tap the icon of the profile in the menu below.

2. Touch Your account .

3. Scroll down to Personalized content and touch Browsing history .

4. Touch Manage .

5. Alternate the history On / Off button off .

Screenshot of the Manage menu for browsing history on the Amazon Shopping app

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