Switcher List - Delete Recent Apps History

How to Clear your App Switching List History in Windows 8 and 8.1


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This tutorial will show you how to delete the recently opened Store app history in the Switcher list for your user account in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.

When you delete the recently opened apps history, it will also completely close the apps listed in Switcher, and remove them from memory.


EXAMPLE: Switcher in Windows 8.1

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OPTION ONE
To Clear your App Switching List History in Windows 8

1. Open PC settings.​
2. Click/tap on General on the left side, then click/tap on the Delete history button under App switching on the right side. (see screenshot below)​
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3. You will now see Done! to the right of the Delete history button indicating that you have deleted the recent apps history of the Switch List bar.​
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4. You can now close PC settings if you like.​






OPTION TWO
To Clear your App Switching List History in Windows 8.1

1. Open PC settings, and click/tap on PC & devices on the left side. (see screenshot below)​
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2. Click/tap on Corners & edges on the left side of PC & devices, and click/tap on Clear list under App switching. (see screenshot below)​
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3. You can now close PC settings if you like.​



That's it,
Shawn


 

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