How to delete apps from Google play store library

How to delete  apps from Google play store library

After the regular use of android for some time period, the play store library fills with installed and uninstalled applications. Among these apps, most of the applications would be worthless. Over a period of 6 months, the Google play store app library of an average user contains more than 100 installed and uninstalled apps.

Every application you tries out remains in the application library even after uninstalling from the android phone. This feature is beneficial for paid apps, as you can reinstall the app after wiping your android. Normally most of the users uninstalls 40% of the apps within 30 minutes. By the time a user settles with the android phone, Play store library will be having a long list of free apps in the library, among which most of the apps are useless for you.

I prefer my library to contain only the apps I installed in my phone, So that I can easily reinstall all my apps without searching for it after every flashing of new custom ROMs. So the question is how to clear play store history as the option is not available in their website


How to delete these apps from play store library

SC20130105-095650
As of now the only way to delete the  apps from Google play library is :-

  1. Open Google play from android phone
  2. Press menu button
  3. Select ‘My Apps’
  4. Slide left for ‘All ‘ apps
  5. Touch the stop symbol (on right side) to delete app ( see the image)



The main drawback is after deleting every app the list refreshes (reloads) and scrolls to top. If you have a really long list scrolling down to the unwanted apps will be a real pain. You are advised to be on wifi or 3g for deleting the apps.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CAPTCHA * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.