24.9 C
Friday, October 30, 2020

How to Clear YouTube History on Your iPhone?

- Advertisement - data-full-width-responsive="false">

Your activities are recorded whenever you watch a YouTube video on your iPhone. Although the video search suggestions and recommendations become better this way, privacy implications become more important.

- Advertisement -

So whatever you watch personally might not remain the same as the queries and the search videos crop up all the time.

They badly influence the recommendations to a certain level afterwards. There are different ways to delete watch histories and search histories.

How to clear individual watch activities and search?

The YouTube apps help you remove the most awkward videos and then it queries that the ones you don’t want others to see.

  • Head straight to the YouTube app
  • Locate the search icon, where the recent queries will appear
  • And then go to the ‘clocked’ shaped symbol which can be found right next to the previous searches.
  • Go to the offending query and then swipe to the left and tap delete.
  • Repeat the same process for any other query that you wish to delete.

If there are over one query or anything that you might wish to remove, the queries can have the same keywords. So you will remove all so you don’t receive any recommendation that is related to this video.

For the previously watched videos, if you want to remove them then you will have to head to the Library. Then click on History after which you tap on the three-dot icon which is found on the side of the video.

Then from the top, you will see a pop-up menu, then remove what you have to from the Watch History. Specific videos can be filtered out easily only by using Keywords.

How to use Incognito Mode on YouTube App?

You can use the incognito mode. that way you can pause the search and watch on all your history. To do this, tap on the profile icon and then turn on the Incognito with that, none of your activity would be recorded.

How to delete watch history and search completely?

If there are a lot of unwanted videos that you want to delete together, remove the search and watch history completely.

That will even help to not receive the recommendations even. You can also create YouTube history again from scratch that way.


To do this, you can go to Home or Subscriptions, Tap on the Profile Icon, Tap Settings, then go to History and Privacy, afterwards, use Clear Watch History and Clear Search History Options and Remove the Watch and Search Histories completely.

How to Pause Search and Watch History?

If you ever decide that you want your YouTube app to stop recording your activities, pause the search or watch histories.

To do this, visit YouTube settings, then go to the History and Privacy section of the app and then Pause Watch History or Pause Search History and then you will have access to all the benefit that is provided by the app. Afterwards, start re-recording and then go to Settings Panel, then you can disable pausing.

How to Manage History from Your Google Account?

If you don’t wish to lose out on your recommendations but you want to delete the multiple searches, go to the Settings screen, then head to History and Privacy, Manage All Activity, My Activity Screen, then filter with keywords, then delete the results, then tap on the three-dot icon and tap on Delete Results and finally tap on Delete.

Tell us what you think about this article by using the comments section below.

- Advertisement -

Trending Now

How to Turn off In-App Purchases on Your iPhone/iPad?

Have you played an addictive game like Clash of Clans, if yes, then you should be familiar with in-app purchasing and the money you...
- Advertisement -

10 Best Places to Download Bollywood Movies

Do you spend hours watching Bollywood movies as I do? Have you been in search of the perfect sites to download the...

Startimes Subscription Prices, Packages and Channels List in 2020

StarTimes Nigeria is one of the popular cable TV providers in Nigeria. This service is a subsidiary of a Chinese based company...

StarTimes Customer Service Contact and Simple Error Fixes

StarTimes has fast become one of Nigeria's most used cable or digital Pay Tv. Despite its vast customer reach, the company has...

GB WhatsApp, WhatsApp Plus and OG WhatsApp Tips and Tricks

Checkout the new GB WhatsApp Tutorial. Hello, welcome to WhatsApp Plus, OG WhatsApp and GB WhatsApp tips and tricks. For the sake of this article,...

GOtv Error Codes: How to Clear and Resolve GOtv Errors

If you are a GOTV user, you have probably encountered one or two GOTV errors, and these errors are preventing you from...

New GOtv Packages, Channel List and Price for 2020

GOtv and DStv are both owned by Multichoice, and there's no arguing the fact that they have proven to be the largest...

7 Best Offline Racing Games for Android Users in 2020

Are you a real gamer? If you are one, then you will know how exciting it can be to experience the adrenaline rush that...

Best Low Size PC Action Games For Your Old PC/Laptop With Low Specs

Gaming time is one our favorite time and nothing beats the ability to play high-quality games on our PCs but like some of our...

15+ of the Best Tecno Phones to Buy in 2020 [Updated]

We are almost halfway through the year and many phones have been released by Tecno Mobile and we have assembled a list of the...

5 Best Blood Pressure Apps for Android

Blood pressure is the pressure the blood applies that on the walls of the vessels they use in travelling. There are two conditions relating...
- Advertisement -

Related Posts

How to Stop People From Adding You to WhatsApp Groups

Are you being annoyed by people continually adding you into a random WhatsApp group? Are you looking for a way to prevent it, then...

How to Stop Chrome From Draining the Battery on iPhone and iPad?

I don’t want to pass out any negative energy, but you should know I have a love for Chrome for iOS, but Apple's draconian...

How to connect your Mac to a Wi-Fi Network?

During certain moments of working, you will notice that your Mac is not connecting to your Wi-Fi network. Typically, you would need to restart...

“missing Video” Bug on Google Photos App? Here’s How to Fix the Bug on Android and iPhone

If you are using an iPhone or Android device, Google Photos app is one fantastic way for you to browse through your photos. It...

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.