[Guide] How to remove the app from recent tab

Hello guys Yash this side ,
In todays guide I will show you guys how can you remove your app from the recent tab


Step 1

Open your app in APK Editor Studio

Step 2

click on Open Apk and select the apk that you want to edit

Step 3

Now open AndroidManifest.xml

Step 4

Find this line in the manifest

then after <activity this add android:excludeFromRecents="true" android:noHistory="true"

like this :point_down:

Now save it and save your apk file and install it in your phone



Apk that I Edited using APK Editor Studio

Remove_From_Recent1.apk (5.1 MB)

Useful Links
Sign apk by @bodymindpower
Use apk editor by @consoleheretohelp

Here the tutorial finishes

I hope it helped you

for aab you guys can follow the guide by @Shreyaa

you can follow the


and skip the 3rd step of her guide

can I get tutorial writer badge :pleading_face:


Can u tell me what’s the need of this don’t take as hate I just asking Because I don’t understand what does it mean


its use is that to remove the app you need to manually swipe up to remove it, but if you follow this guide , it will automatically remove the app from the recent tab

PS: google assistant app also uses this functionality

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Nice tutorial :heart:

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thanks @Avijit :heart:

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Great!! Guide :heart:

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Thanks @Raja_HarshVardhanSolanki :heart: :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

Nice but I believe there is also an extension for that. Also since aab file is required to upload an app to Google Play Store I believe the guide isn’t complete till you show how you will convert apk to aab after the changes


Thanks @dora_paz :heart:

ya I will add in few minutes, didn’t got that idea before

thanks for the idea


Nice :clap: :+1:


Thanks @Shreyaa :grinning:

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