September 2nd, 2012, 11:23 AM
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Originally Posted by kojikabuto
Has anyone noticed that (as best I can tell) there's no way to delete your download history with Jelly Bean?
Let's say I download a bunch of stuff with Chrome onto my Nexus 7. I want to delete the history so I go to Settings --> Privacy --> Clear Browser Data. There is no option to delete your download history among the checkboxes. Even if I select every checkbox there, your download history remains.
To prove it - go to (in Jelly Bean now, not Chrome) Settings --> Storage --> (let it run the analysis) and then click on "Downloads."
You'll see a list of everything you've downloaded - whether it succeeded or failed - since you got the device.
Where is the Nexus 7 storing this data? I'd like to get rid of it.
Aside from the usual jokes about porn downloading which may follow, I think this is an important privacy vulnerability issue for certain fields of work (law, for one).
Thanks for any help!!
There are a multitude of "system cleaner" apps that will take care of cache, histories etc. etc. Check in the market, most if not all are free. Some "system utilities" apps have this but do much more.
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