[Full Guide] How to Remove Apps from iCloud History

How to delete apps from iCloud history? Just find answers in this detailed guide. You can also get a professional tool to manage your iCloud/iPhone data.

Kathy by Kathy Updated December 13, 2023
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This passage will tell you how to remove apps from iCloud history on iPhone, iPad, Mac and Windows PC. You can keep on reading to find detailed steps. If you need to manage or sync other iCloud data efficiently, the professional tool is also listed here to help you.

How to delete apps from iCloud iOS 17/16/15

For your iPhone/iPad, you can finish the process within the Settings app directly.

Step 1. Open Settings on your device's home screen > Tap on your name at the top of the Settings interface.

Step 2. Select iCloud from the menu > Tap on Manage Storage > Choose Backups from the options.

Step 3. Tap on the specific device that contains the apps you want to remove from iCloud > Select Show All Apps > Turn off the toggle switch next to the app you wish to remove from iCloud.

Step 4. A prompt will appear, asking if you want to disable backups for the app and delete its associated data from iCloud > Tap Turn Off & Delete to confirm and complete the process.

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How to remove apps from iCloud history on Mac

Here's a guide for deleting apps from iCloud on macOS.

Step 1. Click on the Apple icon at the top-left corner of your screen > Choose System Preferences from the dropdown menu.

Step 2. In the macOS System Preferences window, click on Apple ID > Enter your Apple ID and password when prompted. If using two-factor authentication, enter the verification code sent to your other device.

Step 3. Click on Manage in the lower-right corner of the iCloud interface > From the left column, select the app you wish to remove > Click on Delete All Files to eliminate all associated files from iCloud.

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How to delete app from iCloud history from Windows

To delete apps from iCloud on a Windows PC, follow the steps below to make it.

Step 1. Open the iCloud desktop app on your Windows PC and log in with your Apple ID and password.

Step 2. Click on Storage in the lower-right corner of the iCloud interface.

Step 3. Select the app you wish to delete and click on Delete Documents and Data to remove all associated files from your iCloud Backup.

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Step 4. If a warning message appears, confirm by selecting Delete to finalize the process.

Bonus: Best iCloud management tool

For those accustomed to managing iCloud data through the iCloud web, the transfer speed of iCloud can be quite frustrating. Moreover, frequent crashes on the web platform can make data management a tedious process.

If you need a more convenient tool to manage and sync your iCloud data, then FoneTool will be the best choice.

It allows you to upload, download or delete iCloud photos, contacts, notes, videos and iCloud Drive data on PC at a super-fast speed.

And if you need to switch to a new Apple ID, FoneTool can also help you easily move iCloud data from one account to another.

Now you can download it on your Windows PC and follow the instructions below to know how to manage and sync iCloud data.

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Part 1. Manage iCloud data in a few clicks

Step 1. Launch FoneTool > Go to My iCloud > Log in with your Apple ID > Choose Manage iCloud to continue.

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Step 2. Click each icon to access the data you need to manage > Choose the data > Click Upload, Download or Delete to finish the process.

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Part 2. Sync iCloud data as you like

Step 1. Launch FoneTool > Choose My iCloud > Log in with your source Apple ID > Choose iCloud Sync to continue.

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Step 2. Sign in to your target Apple ID > Choose the data you need to copy > Click Start Sync to start the process.

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Except for iCloud data management, FoneTool is also regarded as a professional iPhone data management app. You can use it to transfer data from iPhone to PC and vice versa. (Go to Phone Transfer > Choose iPhone to PC or PC to iPhone)

For people who encounter a new iPhone 15 data transfer failure, you can also use it to transfer all old iPhone data to your new iPhone. (Go to Phone Transfer > Choose iPhone to iPhone)


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