How to Delete YouTube Watch & Search History

How to Delete YouTube Watch & Search History

In this article, you’ll learn how to completely remove your YouTube watch & search history step by step.

The main reason we remove & pause the search & watch history so others can’t see what we are searching & watching.

Here are the steps to remove search & watch history from YouTube:

YouTube Watch History

Visit YouTube watch history page by clicking on this link.

youtube watch history

Now make sure “Watch History” option is selected as shown below.

watch history option

Now click on “Clear All Watch History” as shown below.

clear all watch history

YouTube will give you a warning message if you really want to clear your watch history as shown below.

clear watch history

Click on the “Clear Watch History” link as shown below. Please note that your watch history will be completely removed by clicking on the “Clear Watch History” link.

youtube clear watch history

You’ve successfully cleared your watch history.

By this point if you like you can pause your YouTube watch history so you don’t have to manually delete again.

To pause the watch history click on “Pause Watch History” as shown below.

pause watch history

YouTube will ask you again if you really want to pause your watch history. Pausing watch history can make it harder to find videos you watched. So make sure you bookmark them on your browser or save them into a private playlist.

youtube warning pause history

Click on “Pause” to pause the watch history.

pause watch history youtube

You’ve successfully pause your watch history.

Similarly, you can clear & pause the search history.

YouTube Search History

Click on “Search History” as shown below.

youtube search history

Click on “Clear All Search History” as shown below.

clear all search history youtube

YouTube will ask you again if you really want to clear your search history.

clear search history youtube

Click on “Clear Search History” as shown below to clear all the search history.

search history clear

You’ve successfully cleared your search history.

Now we can pause the search history so next time we don’t have to clear the search history again.

Click on “Pause Search History” as shown below.

pause search history

YouTube will ask you if you really like to pause your search history. Click on “Pause” as shown below to pause your search history.

search history pause

You’ve successfully pause your search history & from now on you’ll not have any search history.

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