Sharing Amazon accounts is a common thing now, especially after the introduction of Prime. Sometimes you have orders in your Amazon account that you don’t want others to see. Archiving an Amazon order can help you with this. But, a lot of people get confused when they want to view the Archived orders on Amazon.
If you or someone else has archived an order on your Amazon account and you want to find it, this post is going to help you. Here, I will explain “How to View Archived Orders on Amazon?” Additionally, I’ll also drop some useful information about them.
What are Archived Orders on Amazon?
Whatever you order from Amazon is saved to your account. Archived orders are the orders in your account that you don’t want to see in the Default Order History. This option is often used by Amazon users to hide the details of their orders. Archiving an order doesn’t delete the order information but only moves it to the back.
There can be varying reasons for why one needs to archive an order. For example, one has ordered something as a gift for a family member and he doesn’t want the member to know about it. Or, someone has ordered something inappropriate and doesn’t want the other account users to find it out.
No orders are archived automatically, you have to do that manually. The process to do that is very simple. If you don’t know about it, I’ll explain that.
How to Archive an Order on Amazon?
When you archive an order, Amazon stops referencing it and it will not appear in the default history view. If you don’t know how to archive an order on Amazon, I’ll help you. The process is really easy and straightforward. Follow these simple steps to learn it.
Step-1: Go to your Amazon account in the browser.
Step-2: Now go to the ‘Your Orders’ section. Next, locate the order you want to archive and select it.
Step-3: Finally, click on ‘Archive order.’
That’s it. This is how you archive an order on Amazon to hide it from appearing in the default order history.
How to Find Archived Orders on Amazon?
If you or someone else has archived an order in your Amazon account, you can easily find and view it. Here are the two simple methods that you can use to do so. I’ll explain both of them in a step-wise manner. You only have to follow the simple steps an the rest will happen automatically.
Follow these instructions properly.
Step-1: Go to your Amazon account in the browser. Log into your Amazon account if you are not already logged in.
Step-2: Now click on Your Orders from the Account & Lists drop-down menu. You will be taken to the ‘Your Orders’ section then.
Step-3: You will see a box under ‘Your Orders’ next to your total number of placed orders with ‘Past 6 months‘ written. Click on the down arrow of that box to access the drop-down menu.
Step-4: Scroll down, find ‘Archived Orders’ and select it.
That’s it. You will now see all the archived orders in your account. You can choose to unarchive them if you want. Also, if you don’t have any archived orders in your account, then you will not see the ‘Archived Orders’ option in the drop-down menu.
Follow these instructions properly.
Step-1: Open a browser on your PC and visit Amazon.com. Make sure you change to your country’s Amazon marketplace domain and then log in with your account credentials.
Step-2: Now take the cursor to ‘Accounts & Lists‘ and select Your Account from the drop-down menu.
Step-3: Scroll down on the ‘Your Account Page,’ find and click on ‘Archived Orders’ present under the ‘Ordering and shopping preferences‘ section.
Step-4: You will find all your archived orders here. If you don’t have any, the screen will be empty.
That’s it. You can also unarchive orders from here easily. To do that, simply click on the ‘Unarchive order’ option present beside the order.
Amazon Archived Orders F.A.Q
If you still have certain doubts about archived orders on Amazon, you should go through these frequently asked questions (F.A.Q). These will help you to clear any queries and learn additional stuff about it.
Can I archive orders over the Amazon mobile app?
No, you can’t archive orders through the Amazon mobile app. You’ll have to use Amazon’s website to do that. The mobile app only allows you to view your archived orders.
How to view Archived orders in the Amazon mobile app?
To view archived orders in the Amazon mobile app, follow these simple instructions.
- Launch the Amazon app on your smartphone.
- Tap on the ‘3-horizontal lines’ on the top left corner of the screen.
- Now tap on ‘Your Orders.’
- Next, tap on Filter.
- Finally, choose ‘Archived orders’ under the Order type section and click on Apply.
Now you can see all the archived orders here.
Can I delete or hide my archived orders?
You can’t delete any order from your Amazon history. You can only hide your orders. To hide an archived order on Amazon, go to the order and then click on the ‘Hide Order’ button present beside it. When Amazon asks for confirmation, grant it.
To view hidden orders, simply go to the ‘Your Account’ page and click on ‘View Hidden Orders.’ From here, you can also unhide them by clicking on ‘Unhide Order.’ Once you unhide an order, it’ll start appearing in the default order history.
How to Hide Amazon Search History?
If you want to completely hide an order from an Amazon account, you’ll need to hide it from the Amazon search history along with archiving it. To do that, go to the Amazon website in a browser, find and click on the ‘Browsing History’ link present on the top-right portion of the page. Next, click on Manage history to access the drop-down menu and then remove each item that you don’t want to see in history.
Along with this, always remember to use Amazon in a private or incognito tab when you are going to order something that you’d want to hide later. You can also turn off ‘Browsing History’ on Amazon when ordering such items.
Archiving orders on Amazon can help you to hide them from users with you share the account. This is how you can view your archived orders on Amazon. You have now learned all the essential information about it. If you want to know anything else, make sure to ask in the comments section below.
That’s all for this post. I hope you find it helpful.