Are you trying to get rid of apps from your Fire TV Stick that are cluttering up the recently used list? Whether it’s removing them all or just a few, I’ve got the tips and tricks on how to quickly clean up your list.
Don’t let them overload your Fire TV Stick’s home screen with clutter, instead, learn how to easily remove recently used apps with just a few taps of the remote.
Clear Your Fire TV Stick Recently Used Apps List
Fire TV Stick gives you access to your favorite streaming apps and services, allowing you to watch movies, shows and music at the touch of a button.
But what isn’t so obvious is how to clear your recently used apps list. Something that can come in handy when you want to keep those Netflix binges on the down low or even just tidy up your home screen.
From the home screen, navigate down using your Fire TV Stick remote. This will bring up a list of all recently used apps on your device.
Use Fire TV Stick Remote
From here, you can easily remove any app you don’t want to appear in this list anymore. Simply use your Fire TV Stick remote’s left & right pad buttons to scroll through and highlight the app you wish to remove.
Once the app is highlighted, press the option button on your Fire TV Stick remote.
After pressing the option button, a menu will appear on the bottom right hand side of your screen. Select Remove from Recent.
Repeat this process for any other apps and you’ll be done in no time. By unlocking this hidden setting and removing these apps, your Fire TV Stick’s home screen will remain clutter-free and organized.
Clear Your Fire TV Stick Recently Watched List
You can use the same steps above to clear the recently watched list on your Fire TV Stick, too. Your recently watched list in normally located at the top of your home screen.
Select Remove from Recent.
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Removing recently used apps from your Fire TV Stick is easier than you may think. All you have to do is navigate to the Apps menu, highlight the app you wish to remove, and select Remove from Recent.
This will quickly clear away any clutter on your home screen and help keep it organized for all of your streaming needs. For any other tips and tricks on your Fire TV Stick, be sure to check out our other tutorials.