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How to clear your YouTube history ?

Mar 8, 20223 min readParvathy Nair

Most of you might have heard the saying "The internet never forgets", and, indeed, everything you do online is kinda recorded one way or the other. And YouTube is no different; as soon as you start watching YouTube videos, YouTube keeps the things you watch so as to show you things that you would find interesting in the future. So if you want to limit the information about your browsing habits, learning how to delete your YouTube history is an excellent place to start. In this piece, we are going to talk about how to delete your YouTube history from your PC, mobile and a couple of bonus ideas. So let's get into it.

How to clear your youtube history on your PC

Step 1: Google account

The first thing is to make sure you are logged into your Google account and then go to YouTube from your browser.

Steps on how to clear your YouTube history

Step 2: History

On the left side panel of the YouTube homepage, you can see the History option, which takes you to the youtube history page.

 Steps on how to delete your YouTube history

Step 3: Clear all watch history

And on the right side of the page, there is the "clear all watch history "option.

Step 4: Confirmation

A confirmation pop up box appears; you can proceed to tap on "Clear watch history", and then the deletion process is complete.

Steps to clear Youtube history

How to clear your youtube history on your phone

Step 1: Open Youtube

This is kinda obvious, but the first thing you have to do is open youtube.

Step 2: Profile

Now go on over to your profile picture

Step 3: Settings

Now go to the setting options, and after that, tap on the History and privacy option.

Guide to delete Youtube history

Step 4: Clear watch history

Tap on the clear watch history option, and then a pop confirmation box appears and then confirm to delete the History.

YouTube history and how to clear it

Bonus tips

Incognito Mode

If you do not want to bother to be deleting you're your YouTube search history, you can always use the incognito mode on google, and the search history would not be recorded.

Steps for clearing Individual pages

To begin, press the Search button. Tap and hold the History symbol next to a suggested search result. Then, on the pop-up, select Remove.