How To Clear Your Watch History On Youtube

Patricia Smith
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How To Clear Your Watch History On Youtube


Do you ever find yourself embarrassed when someone else looks up your watch history on YouTube and finds videos you don’t want them to know about? Fortunately, it’s easy to clear your watch history on YouTube.


  1. Sign into your YouTube account on a web browser.
  2. Go to
  3. Click “Clear All Watch History” at the top of the page.
  4. Confirm by clicking “Clear Watch History”.


That’s it! You have now successfully cleared your watch history on YouTube. Now, your private video browsing activities are safe from prying eyes.

What information does YouTube store in my watch history?

YouTube stores information about videos that you have watched in your watch history, including the title and thumbnail of the video, the date and time it was watched, and other related data. Additionally, depending on the type of video you’ve watched, YouTube may store extras such as reactions, comments, and other forms of engagement. YouTube also stores information regarding any comments or reactions you have made while watching certain videos.

Does clearing my watch history also delete watch later videos?

No. Clearing your watch history will delete the viewing history of what videos you have watched, but it will not delete videos that you have added to the Watch Later playlist.

How do I clear my watch history on YouTube?

The best way to clear your watch history on YouTube is to visit your watch history page, select the videos you wish to delete, then click the “Remove from history” button. To access this page, click your profile icon in the top right-hand corner and select “History” from the drop-down menu. You can also pause your watch history from this page.

Is there a way to clear my watch history from a specific date?

Yes, it is possible to go into your watch history, select the date range in which you would like to delete your watch history, and then select “Delete All”. This will delete all of the videos you watched within that date range.

Is there a limit to the amount of watch history recorded by YouTube?

Yes, there is. According to YouTube, the limit for watch history is 18 months. After 18 months, any watch history older than this will be deleted automatically. Additionally, users can delete their watch history at any time.

Q: How do I delete YouTube watch history on my phone?

To delete your YouTube watch history on your phone, open the YouTube app and click on your Profile Picture in the top right corner. Scroll down and select the “History & Privacy” tab. Under the Privacy section, select “Clear Watch History”. Click “Clear” to delete your entire watch history. Your watch history has now been deleted.

Q: How do I clear YouTube History on Android?

You can clear YouTube History on Android by following these steps:

1. Open the YouTube app and tap the profile picture.

2. Tap the ‘History’ button on the right-hand side of the screen.

3. Select the ‘Clear History’ option.

4. Tap ‘Confirm’ to clear your history.

Q: How do I delete YouTube Cache on Android?

The simplest way to delete YouTube cache on Android devices is to go the Settings and select “Apps” or “Applications Manager” option. Scroll through the list of apps and hit “YouTube”. Finally, select “Storage” to free up storage space. Select the “Clear Cache” option to delete the cache and data.

Q: How do I clear YouTube app cache on Android?

To clear the YouTube app cache on Android, you must go into the device Settings, select Apps & notifications, select YouTube, and then Storage. Once you are at the Storage option, select “Clear Cache”. This will delete all stored cache data.

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