Whenever I wish to watch fun-loving videos, movies, songs, useful tutorials or anything that interests me, I prefer to use YouTube not just on my smartphone but also on the computer. Truth be told, the entertainment app never disappoints me.
I make sure to clean YouTube search history or remove recommended videos from time to time. There are two main reasons why I clear them regularly. While the one is privacy, the other is maintenance. The biggest advantage of it is that it prevents YouTube from being cluttered or slowing down. Check out how it works!
How to Clear YouTube Search History or Remove Recommended Videos on Android/iPhone and Computer
How to Clear YouTube Search History or Remove Recommended Videos on Android/iPhone
Step #1. Open YouTube app on your smartphone.
Step #2. Next, you need to tap on three vertical dots at the top-right corner.
Step #3. You should see a drop-down list. Tap on Settings in the list.
Step #4. Now, tap on Privacy.
You should see four options in the Privacy section:
- Clear watch history
- Clear search history
- Pause watch history
- Pause search history
You can clean up the entire history. I would recommend you to get rid of it all.
Step #5. Tap on OK.
How to Clear YouTube Search History/Remove Recommended Videos on Computer
Step #1. Go to www.youtube.com on your computer.
Step #2. Now, you need to log in with your email ID and password; if you are not already.
Step #3. Next, you need to scroll down to the bottom. Then, click on History.
Step #4. There are two options: Watch History and Search History.
By default, Watch history is selected.
Next, click on Clear all watch history and then confirm it in order to get rid of the videos you have watched.
Step #5. Click on Search history.
You should see two buttons: Clear all search history and Pause search history.
Step #6. Click on Clear all search history and confirm it.
That’s done! You can repeat these steps to clear history any time you want.
Do you like the autoplay in YouTube? If no, follow this easy guide to stop videos from playing automatically both on your Android/iOS device and computer. Besides, you can also upload 360-degree video on it, enjoy YouTube videos on your Android Wear and even bypass intrusive ads automatically.