How to Clear YouTube Watch and Search History (2019 Edition)

In this post, we’ll see how to delete search and watch history on YouTube. Also, we’ll see how to pause the search and watch history on YouTube.

Let’s get started.

Clear YouTube Watch History on PC

For clearing individual items in the watch history

Go to this URL. Find the one you want to remove, hover your mouse over it and then hit the “Cross” icon.

To delete entire watch history

  1. Go to this URL and click on “Clear All Watch History.” Clear All Watch History option on YouTube

  2. In the confirmation popup, hit the “Clear Watch History.”

Clear YouTube Search History on PC

For removing individual items in the search history

Go to this URL and then click on the “Cross” icon beside the one you want to remove.

To delete entire search history

Go to this URL and then click on “Clear All Search History.”

Clear All Search History option on YouTube

In the confirmation popup, click on “Clear Search History.”

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Clear YouTube Watch History on Android

For deleting individual items in the watch history

Open YouTube app. Hit Library > History.

Tap the Overflow menu (three vertical dots) beside the video you want to remove from watch history.

Hit “Remove from Watch history.”

Remove from Watch history option

To delete entire watch history

Open YouTube app. Hit profile picture > Settings > History & privacy.

Tap “Clear watch history.”

Clear watch history option

In the confirmation popup, hit “Clear Watch History.”

Clear YouTube Search History on Android

For deleting individual items in the search history

Open YouTube app. Tap the “Search” icon at the top, and you can see the searches.

Long press the one you want to remove, and you can see a popup. Hit “Remove” in it.

To delete entire search history

Open YouTube app. Hit profile picture > Settings > History & privacy.

Tap “Clear search history.” In the confirmation popup, hit “Clear Search History.”

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Clear YouTube Watch History on iPhone

For deleting individual items in watch history

In the YouTube app, tap Library > History.

Tap Overflow menu (three vertical dots) beside the video you want to remove from watch history.

Hit “Remove from watch history” option.

Remove from watch history option in YouTube for iPhone

To delete entire watch history

Tap profile picture > Settings.

Hit “Clear watch history.”

Clear watch history option in YouTube for iPhone

In the confirmation popup, hit “Clear Watch History.”

Clear YouTube Search History on iPhone

For deleting individual searches

Tap the “Search” icon at the top, and you can see the searches.

Swipe left the one that you want to remove. Now, you can see “Delete” option. Hit it.

To delete entire search history

Tap profile picture > Settings.

Hit “Clear search history.”

In the confirmation popup, hit “Clear Search History.”

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Pause YouTube Watch History on PC

Go to this URL and then hit “Pause Watch History.” In the confirmation popup, hit “Pause.”

Pause YouTube Search History on PC

Go to this URL and click on “Pause Search History.” In the confirmation popup, hit “Pause.”

Pause YouTube Watch History on Android

Open YouTube app. Hit profile picture > Settings > History & privacy.

Tap the “Pause watch history” option. In the confirmation popup, hit “Pause.”

Pause YouTube Search History on Android

Open YouTube app. Hit profile picture > Settings > History & privacy.

Tap the “Pause search history” option. In the confirmation popup, hit “Pause.”

Pause YouTube Watch History on iPhone

Open YouTube app. Hit profile picture > Settings.

Tap “Pause watch history.”

Tap “Pause” in the confirmation popup.

Pause YouTube Search History on iPhone

Open YouTube app. Hit profile picture > Settings.

Tap “Pause search history.”

Tap “Pause” in the confirmation popup.

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Also see:

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