How to Clear History of YouTube Android and PC (2023)

Last Updated on January 16, 2023 by Bestusefultips

Do you want to delete YouTube history for all time? In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to clear history of YouTube Android and Windows 11 PC/Laptop in 2023. YouTube history saves the YouTube video you watch and the things you search for on YouTube to provide better recommendations when next time you search. You can view all your YouTube search history, watch history, and YouTube shorts on your device. You can individually delete YouTube history or the entire YouTube search history using the My Activity page of YouTube. Also, pause or clear your watch history and search history using the YouTube app on your Android or iPhone devices.

How to Clear the History of YouTube in 2023

Check out the below given different methods to delete YouTube search history for Android phone or tablet devices.

How to Clear Search History YouTube (Android and iPhone)

Step 1: Open the YouTube app and sign in with your account.

Tap Profile icon on YouTube App Android Phone

Step 2: Tap the Profile icon at the top right corner.

Tap Settings on YouTube to open History and Privacy

Step 3: Tap Settings.

Open YouTube History and Privacy Settings to See YouTube History

Step 4: Tap History & privacy.

How to Clear Search History YouTube Android and iPhone

 

Step 5: Tap Clear Search history.

This pop-up appears: Clear search history?

How to Permanently Delete YouTube Search History on Android

Step 6: Tap Clear search history.

Alternative Way (Latest YouTube App Jan 2023): Login with your YouTube account > Profile icon at the top right > Settings > Manage all history > Cross icon of the video to delete the history individually.

Read More: How to Fix YouTube Offline Error on Android and PC

How to Clear YouTube Watch History (Android and iPhone) 2023

Step 1: Open the YouTube app and sign in with your account.

Step 2: Tap the Profile icon at the top right corner.

Step 3: Tap Settings.

Step 4: Tap History & privacy.

How to Clear YouTube Watch History Android and iPhone

Step 5: Tap Clear watch history.

How to Clear YouTube Watch History on Android Device

Step 6: Tap Clear watch history.

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How to Delete or Clear History of YouTube on Android or iOS using My Activity

Step 1: Open the YouTube app and sign in with your account.

Step 2: Tap the Profile icon at the top right corner.

Step 3: Tap Settings.

Step 4: Tap History & privacy.

Manage all activity Settings to delete history YouTube App

Step 5: Tap Manage all activity.

You can see YouTube history here.

Delete YouTube history on Android

Step 6: Tap on the Cross icon of watched video to individually delete it from YouTube history.

How to Clear History of YouTube

Step 7: In the drop-down box, choose Delete today/Delete custom range, or Delete all time.

Step 8: Tap Delete to confirm.

Selected YouTube activity is being permanently deleted from your YouTube account.

How to Delete History of YouTube Android using My Activity

 

Alternative Way: YouTube app > Profile icon at the upper right corner > Settings > Your data in YouTube > YouTube Watch history > Turn off > Pause

How to Turn Off YouTube History (Android and iOS) using My Activity

Step 1: Follow the above-given method in Steps 1 to 5.

Check your YouTube History on Android

Step 2: Tap the Controls tab.

How to Turn Off YouTube History

Step 3: Tap the Turn Off button.

This message view: Pause YouTube History.

Turn Off YouTube History using My Activity

Step 4: Tap Pause.

How to Pause YouTube Search History (Android and iOS)

How to Pause YouTube Search History

Open the YouTube app > Profile icon at the top right > Settings > History & privacy > Toggle on Pause search history

How to Pause YouTube Watch History (Android and iOS)

How to Pause YouTube Watch History Android and iPhone

Open the YouTube app > Profile icon at the top right > Settings > History & privacy > Toggle on the Pause watch history

How to Delete Search YouTube History on Windows 11/10 PC/Laptop

Step 1: Open YouTube on your browser and sign in with your account.

Your data in YouTube PC

Step 2: Tap the Profile icon at the top right corner and tap Your data in YouTube.

You can see your YouTube dashboard, including watch history, search history, and voice searches.

Manage YouTube search history PC

Step 3: Tap Manage your YouTube search history.

How to Delete Search YouTube History on Windows 11 PC

Step 4: Tap the Cross icon to individually delete or Select the drop-down box Delete today/Delete custom range, or Delete all time.

Step 5: Tap Delete to remove your selected activity permanently.

Read More: How to Delete YouTube Videos on Android

How to Clear All Watch History YouTube on Desktop

Step 1: Open the YouTube app on your PC.

Step 2: Tap History from the left side menu.

Clear All Watch History YouTube on PC

Step 3: Tap Clear all watch history on the right side.

How to Clear All Watch History YouTube on Desktop

Step 4: Tap Clear watch history.

How to Pause Watch History YouTube on Desktop

Pause watch history YouTube PC

Sign in to your YouTube account on your browser > History from the left side menu > Pause watch history > Pause

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