YouTube Watch History: You can easily find the videos you’ve watched in YouTube through YouTube watch history. But, to find those recently watched videos in YouTube watch history, you need to have signed in to YouTube. Even if you are not signed in to YouTube, YouTube improves your videos recommendation on the basis of the videos you’ve watched from the device you are using. The good thing is you can’t view YouTube watch history if you’ve signed out. However, you can delete the ‘signed-out watch history’ from your device if you don’t want such videos recommendation.
Here, we will guide you to view or delete videos from your watch history on YouTube when you’re signed into YouTube and delete watch history when signed out.
|Steps||To View your watch History in YouTube on your PC|
|1.||When signed in|
|2.||Go to www.youtube.com in your web browser.|
|3.||Click on Menu besides YouTube icon at the top-left corner of the YouTube page.|
|4.||Select History from the menu.|
Or, click on the hour-glass History icon at the bottom of any YouTube page.
To delete your YouTube watch history on your PC:
|Steps||To Delete your YouTube watch history on your PC|
|1.||After you’ve viewed the watch history following the steps mentioned above, go through the instructions below.|
|2.||To remove a specific video from the watch history in YouTube, click the Delete icon at the right side on any video you’d like to delete from the watch history.|
|3.||And, if you want to delete your entire watch history in YouTube, click Clear all watch history on the top of the page.|
|4.||You can also click on Pause watch history if you don’t want the videos you are currently watching to be displayed in your YouTube watch history.|
|Steps||To View or Delete your YouTube watch History in your Smart Phone (Android, iOS, etc)|
|1.||Launch YouTube app in your device.|
|2.||Tap on Menu icon Besides YouTube icon, and select History option.|
|3.||To remove a specific video, tap the menu icon next to the video you’d want to delete.|
|4.||Then, choose Remove from Watch History to delete that particular video.|
However, if you want to clear all your all YouTube watch history, simply tap Menu> Clear History.
|Steps for PC||To delete YouTube watch history when not signed in to YouTube:|
|1.|| Click on the hour glass History button at the bottom of any YouTube page.|
|2.||Select Clear all watch history.|
|Steps For Smartphones( Android, iOS)||To delete YouTube watch history when not signed in to YouTube: For Smartphones( Android, iOS)|
|1.||Launch the YouTube app.|
|2.||Open the Menu button.|
|3.||Tap the gear icon to open Settings.|
|4.||Go to Privacy.|
|5.||Tap Clear watch history.|
Q. How to view youtube history not signed in?
You can do it in a couple of ways: 1. Directly visit www.youtube.com/my_history and it should show you all your history without logging in. 2. Open any YouTube video in your browser. Now click on CTRL+U and it should show you a lot of information about the video. Now copy the info and paste it into your browser… no need to sign in! 3. Open Google, and search for site:youtube.com in the search box. You should see a list of all your history, even if you were not signed in.
By default, the YouTube browser in your phone (on Android) will remember the history of the YouTube videos you watch. This is convenient, but if you don’t want this, you can disable the feature. To view a list of your YouTube history, click the arrow next to the YouTube logo at the top right of your screen, or open that arrow by clicking the three horizontal lines, then click “History.” From there, you can delete items, or clear all history. You can also clear your YouTube history while you have a video playing. Tap the overflow menu button (the three vertical dots in the upper right corner of your screen), then tap “History.” You can also enable a setting that clears your YouTube history automatically. To do this, go to YouTube’s Settings page, then click on “Privacy” in the left-hand menu. Scroll down to the “History” section, and toggle the “Clear browsing history when I close the browser” checkbox.
Youtube doesn’t offer any option to view your history if you are not signed in. But you can still watch videos that you have recently viewed. Open a video in a new tab (click on the video and press ‘ctrl+t’ or ‘cmd+t’) and you will be taken to a new page where you can watch it. You may also use a new incognito window in chrome.