How to Delete Your YouTube History

Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to delete your YouTube history, including both your search history and your watch history.

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Introduction

Assuming you’re logged in, head to YouTube’s history page. You can access this directly at youtube.com/feed/history. From here, you can either clear your entire watch history or delete individual entries.

To remove a single video from your watch history, hover your mouse over the thumbnail and click the checkmark that appears. Then, click the trash can icon that pops up.

To delete your entire watch history at once, click the Clear all watch history button near the top of the page.

How to Delete Your Watch History

Deleting your YouTube watch history is a simple process. You can do it from your YouTube account settings. First, go to your account settings and click on “History: under the “History Type” section. From there, you can select “Delete all history” or “Pause history”. If you delete all history, it will delete your entire watch history.

Deleting Your Watch History from YouTube’s App

You can clear your entire watch history or delete specific items from your watch history. Keep in mind that this won’t delete the actual videos you’ve watched; it only deletes the record of them from your YouTube history.

To clear your entire watch history:

1.Open the YouTube app on your mobile device.
2.Tap on your profile picture in the top-right corner.
3.Tap on History: Watch history.
4.On the “Watch history” screen, tap on the overflow menu icon in the top-right corner and select Delete all Watch history.
5.In the pop-up, tap OK to confirm.

To delete a single item from your watch history:
1.Open the YouTube app on your mobile device.
2.Tap on your profile picture in the top-right corner. 3.Tap on History: Watch history. 4.On the “Watch history” screen, find the item you want to delete and tap on the overflow menu icon next to it. 5.Select Delete from watch history in the pop-up menu that appears..

Deleting Your Watch History from YouTube’s Website

You can delete your Watch History on YouTube’s website. This will not delete your search history. For that, you need to go to My Activity.

To do this:

1. Open YouTube and sign in (if prompted).
2. Click on your profile picture in the top-right corner of the screen (it will either be your initials or a profile picture you’ve added).
3. A drop-down menu will appear. Click “History:
4. On the left side of the screen, under “History Type,” select “Watch history.”
5. On the right side of the screen, next to each video, select More than selecting “Delete watch history.”
6. A pop-up window will appear asking if you’re sure you want to delete your watch history. Select OK.

How to Delete Your Search History

Deleting your YouTube search history is a pretty simple process. You can do it from within the YouTube app on your mobile device or from the YouTube website on your computer. In this article, we’ll show you how to delete your YouTube search history on both your mobile device and your computer.

Deleting Your Search History from YouTube’s App

To delete your YouTube search history from within the app, first open YouTube and sign in.
Next to the search bar, tap More .
Tap History.
Above your search history, tap More Delete.
Tap All time to delete everything.
Tap OK to confirm.

Deleting Your Search History from YouTube’s Website

You can clear your entire search history or delete selected items.

To delete your entire search history:

1.Go to YouTube and sign in.
2.Click on the three lines in the top left corner of the main screen.
3.Hover over “History: and then click “History Type” in the drop-down menu.
4.Click “All time” in the “Time Range” section.
5.Click the box next to “Search History.”
6.Click on the trash can icon in the top right corner of the page to delete your entire search history from YouTube’s website.

How to Pause or Disable Your History

YouTube history can be a great way to keep track of the videos you’ve watched, but it can also be a privacy concern. If you’re not comfortable with YouTube keeping a history of your activity, you can delete your history or pause it. This article will show you how to do both.

Pausing Your History

From the watch page, click on the three dots in the top right hand corner of the video player. From the drop-down select “Watch History: Pause watching history.”

You can also pause your history from YouTube Settings. To do this, click on the three lines in the top left corner of YouTube to open the main menu. From there select “History: History Type.” Select “Pause watch history” or “Pause search history.”

You’ll still be able to watch videos and search for things while your history is paused. But nothing will be added to your history—not even if you clear your cookies or use a different browser or device.

Disabling Your History

If you want to disable your history so that YouTube doesn’t save any of your future activity, there are a few different ways you can do this. To turn off history altogether, you can either pause your history or delete your entire history.

To pause your history:
1. Go to YouTube and sign in.
2. Click on the three lines in the top left corner of the main screen.
3. Scroll down and click “History: In the top right corner of the page, click on the three dots next to “History Type” and then click “History Settings.”
4. Next to “Pause Watch History” or “Pause Search History,” toggle the switch to “Off.”

You can also delete all of your past activity on YouTube by clearing your watch and search history. To do this:
1. Go to YouTube and sign in.
2. Click on the three lines in the top left corner of the main screen as before, but this time, select “History: Clear All Watch History” or “History: Clear All Search History” from the drop-down menu that appears. You can also access these options by going to https://www.youtube.com/feed/history/cleared?feature=mh_clearafter , which will take you directly to the page where you can clear your watch or search history without having to go through the main screen first..
3..Click on “Clear all watch history” or “Clear all search history,” depending on which one you want to delete..After you confirm that you want to proceed, your entire watch or search history will be cleared..

Conclusion

If you’re not signed in, at the top right, click Sign in. If you’re signed in but don’t see History listed on the left, go toYouTube Settings. In the left menu, click History. Below “History Type,” choose how far back you want to delete history for. To clear all history, select All time. Above the list of videos, click Delete . Confirm by clicking OK .

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