How to Hide Amazon Order History to Keep it Private

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You would like to know if it is possible to hide a product purchased on Amazon and, if so, the detailed procedure to succeed in your intent.

If this is actually the case, don’t worry: if you want, I’m here to give you a hand and explain how to hide Amazon order. In the next paragraphs we will see all the steps necessary to remove a purchase made on the famous online shopping site from the list of your orders and, in case of second thoughts, I will also provide you with all the necessary information to retrace your steps.

If you agree, let’s not waste any more time chatting and take action right away.


Why you need to consider hiding orders on Amazon?

This feature can be useful if you share your account with other family members and you need not to show a purchase to other people. It will be useful to know that there are no time limits for hidden orders: you can hide both an order placed recently and an item purchased in past years.

Hiding an Amazon order is a quick and easy procedure that allows you to remove an order from the history of purchases made on the famous online from shopping site.

It is possible to hide a maximum of 500 orders and that the latter are not definitively deleted but moved to the Archived Orders section of your account. In case of second thoughts, you can choose to show a order again in the list of your orders.

Hide Amazon order from computer

Step: 1. All you have to do to hide an Amazon order from your computer go to Amazon, access the Orders section of your account, locate the order of your interest and click on the appropriate button to hide the purchase.

Step: 2. To proceed, therefore connected to the official Amazon website (for your domain extension can be different like for UK and, if you have not already done so, access your account. Then click on Login, enter your login information in the Email address or mobile number and Password fields and press the Login button .

Step: 3. Now, click on the Orders item located at the top right, to view the list of your purchases. Alternatively, pause with the mouse pointer on the Account and lists item, locate the Your account section from the menu that appears and select the My orders option .

Step: 4. On the newly opened page, you can view the complete list, in chronological order from the most recent to the oldest, of the orders placed in the last 6 months. If your intention is to hide an order placed in a different period of time, click on the item in the last 6 months and choose one of the options available between the last 30 days, in2020, in 2019 , in 2018 , in 2017 , in 2016, in 2015 etc.

Step: 5. Now, locate the order of your interest, click on the relative Archive order button and confirm your intention, pressing again on the Archive order item, in order to move the purchase in question to hidden orders.

By doing so, you’ll be able to hide orders.

How to show hidden Amazon orders

Step: 1. Click on the drop-down menu next to the [number] orders placed and select the Archived orders option. Alternatively, click on the Accounts and lists item located in the Amazon main menu and, in the new open page, press on the Archived orders option present in the Orders and purchase preferences box .

Step:2. To show a hidden order again in the My orders section, you just have to click on the Show order button relating to the purchase of your interest. If everything went well, you will see the message Your order is visible again on the screen confirming that the move has taken place.

By doing so, you can access the services related to the order of your interest (e.g. the request for assistance ) and the details of the purchase ( order numberpurchase dateinvoicetotal cost, etc.) at any time.

Hide Amazon order from App

 If you’re wondering if it’s possible to hide an Amazon order from the app, the answer is negative. In fact, the Amazon application for Android and iOS devices not only does not allow this functionality but does not even allow access to the list of orders hidden by computers. However, a hidden purchase is not displayed in the Amazon app.

You don’t have a computer available but you need to hide an order on Amazon from smartphones and tablets? In this case, you can use the browser installed on your device (eg Chrome on Android and Safari on iOS), connect to the Amazon main page, request the desktop version of the site and act from there.

Step: 1. Then start the browser you usually use to surf the Internet, connected to the official Amazon website and tap on the Login button, then make sure that the Login option is selected, enter your login details in the Email fields (phone for mobile account) and Amazon Password and press the Login button, to access your account.

Step: 2. Now, choose the option Amazon Site for PC visible at the bottom of the page to switch to the desktop version of the Amazon site. Alternatively, if you are using Chrome, tap on the three dots icon located at the top right and select the Desktop site option from the menu that appears. If, on the other hand, you have an iPhone or iPad, make a long tap on the circular arrow icon visible in the address bar at the bottom and press on the Request desktop site item in the menu that opens.

Regardless of the solution chosen to activate the desktop version of the Amazon site, tap on the Orders item located in the main menu, locate the order you want to hide and press the Archive order button twice in succession.

In case of second thoughts, tap on the drop-down menu visible next to the [number] orders placed and choose the Archived orders option to view the complete list of hidden orders. Then press the Show order button for the purchase you want to view again and you’re done.

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About Ankit Bhardwaj

Ankit Bhardwaj is Founder of 'Teknologya'. He has a very deep interest in learning things related to the digital world and love to sharing his knowledge with others through blogs.