Google stores the keywords and items you search in the Play Store. But it can be annoying as it can slow down the search experience on your phone. Here’s how to clear that search history.
Google will store the keywords for the items you search for in the Google Play Store. These are similar to Google search suggestions which are shown when you search for any keyword. Your history is stored locally on your phone or tablet.
However, this can be annoying because the Play Store starts to respond more slowly. Especially on older hardware. But you can clear out your search history which improves the responsiveness of your search experience in the Play Store. Here is a look at how to do it from your Android phone or tablet.
Delete Google Play Store Search History on Android
Open Google Play Store and tap on the menu button. Then tap on the Settings button.
Next, under Settings, scroll down and tap on the “Clear Local Search History” option under General section. Note that you won’t get a special icon or notification that pops up. It just clears your Play Store search history from your phone.
That’s all there is to it! The next time you start a search in the Google Play Store, you won’t see a long list of all your previous search queries. This will help improve the response speed when you search for items in the store.
Another good reason to clear the local search history is for privacy reasons. For example, if you let another person use your phone, you might not want them to see the items you have been searching for.