Mon, 23 May 2022


Whether it's Netflix or Amazon Prime, it is common for friends now to use shared accounts. And why pay more? When several people can use one account. However, there is one downside to it. You must forgo your privacy if you are the one providing everyone access to your account.

There are some orders that you might not want others to see, and that's fine. Everybody has the right to maintain his/her privacy. You can archive the orders on Amazon so that others can't see them. But the common issue with that is, most people don't know how to view archived orders on amazon. Thereby, we are here to help. The News & Views also has a depth knowledge and guide related to Amazon orders with some useful information to ward off future problems.

What are Amazon Archived Orders?

Your account's order history is automatically saved in the 'Default Order History' when you order something from Amazon. Though, when you archive an order, the feature hides all the details regarding that specific order. You need to go all the way into the settings to view it.

How to Archive orders on Amazon?

Archiving orders on Amazon is pretty simple and straightforward. Once you do it, the platform stops referencing it. Follow these few steps to archive your Amazon order.

  • Log in to your Amazon account
  • Head to 'Your Order'
  • Find the order in the order history you want to archive
  • Select it and click 'Archive order'

That's that. You have successfully archived your Amazon order. Now it will no more appear in your order history.

how to view archived orders on amazon?

Archiving an order is comparatively simpler than locating an archived order. Though, it won't be a big deal if you learn how to do it. We have listed easy methods to find archived orders on Amazon. Follow the steps listed and find your orders back in the order history.

Method no 1:

  • Head to your Amazon account and log in.
  • Hover the pointer on 'Account and Lists' and find 'Your Orders' in the 'Your Account' section.
  • On the 'Your Orders' page, you will find a 'Past Six Months' option beside the 'Xyz orders placed in', click on it to see a drop-down list.
  • Scroll down and locate 'Archived orders'

That's it. In this section, you will see all your archived orders. Select the one you want to unarchive and click 'Unarchive order'. However, no order will appear in the archive order section if you do not archive any order.

Method no 2:

  • Open Amazon.com on your browser, select your country's Amazon domain, and log in to your account.
  • Hover the pointer on 'Account and Lists' and find 'Your Orders' in the 'Your Account' section.
  • Now instead of 'Your Orders' select 'Your Account.'
  • On the 'Your Account Page' find 'Archived Orders' in the Ordering and Shopping Preferences' section.
  • After clicking on 'Archived Orders' you will find a list of all your archived orders.

That's all. Now just click on the 'Unarchive order' option beside your archived order to put it back in the order history.

If you still have any confusion about how to carry out the process, here is a video link of how to archive orders on Amazon.

Amazon Archived Order : FAQs:

Following, you will find popular questions people ask about Amazon archived orders. You might also find them useful. Thereby, we recommend you go through them all.

1)Can you archive orders on the Amazon app?

Unfortunately, no. The reason is, most apps do not provide features to access in-depth settings. Therefore, you need to open their website for detailed work. Similarly, the Amazon app only allows you to see your archive orders. It does not provide the option to change it back to unarchive setting.

2)How to view archived orders on the Amazon app?

You can definitely view all your archived orders on the Amazon app by following these easy steps:

  • Head to the Amazon app on your phone
  • Find the three lines on the top left of the screen, and click on it.
  • Select 'Your Orders'
  • Select 'Filter'
  • Find 'Archived Orders' under the 'Order Type'

There you will find all your Amazon archived orders.

3)Can you hide or delete your archived orders?

Amazon does not allow its users to delete their orders permanently. Though, you can hide your archived orders. For that, you need to head to the 'Order' then select 'Hide Order'. Amazon will ask you if you are sure to hide your order, confirm it to get done with it.

4)How to 'Unhide' orders on Amazon?

To locate your 'Hidden orders' just head to the 'Your Account' section and select 'View Hidden Orders'. Now select the order you want to unhide and click 'Unhide Order'. Once it's done, it will begin appearing in the default order history.

5)How to Hide search history on Amazon?

To hide your order or search history from your Amazon account, follow the steps below:

  • Log in to your Amazon account
  • Click on the 'Browsing History' on the top-right of the page.
  • Select 'Manage History'
  • On selecting, a drop-down list will appear in front of you.
  • Select the items you want to remove from the search history

Note: Always make sure you open Amazon in an incognito mode or turn off the 'Browsing History' when ordering anything you want to keep private or hide it later.

Final Take:

When you order something from Amazon bare that in mind that you cannot permanently delete the order history. Though, you can archive it to hide the products you have ordered from the friends sharing your account. And since it's not a permanent solution, your friends can check your archived orders as well if they have complete access to your Amazon account.

That being said, archiving your order along with deletion of the search history can solve your problem to some extent. Try it out. You will also find it compelling.

Other related guides:

How to track orders when Amazon package not delivered

How to cancel Amazon Prime membership

How to cancel Amazon Music using any device

How to use PayPal to make payment on Amazon

How to logout of Amazon from iPhone

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