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how to delete my youtube history

Youtube It is a platform to watch and upload videos with a lot of daily activity, that is why we may not be interested in saving everything we visit on said website, therefore, we are going to see how to delete your youtube history so that no trace of the activity remains.

Clear YouTube history from mobile

This method is the same for doing from the YouTube app or entering through the browser with our mobile terminal:

  1. With your session already started, go to the main page and click on the upper right corner.
  2. In the new window of your YouTube account, find Settings.
  3. From there go to History and privacy to be able to modify what is saved on the web.
  4. You can choose between delete your search or watch historyyou can even simply pause said history, not saving anything you are looking for from the moment you select it.

Clear YouTube history from PC

  1. Go into
  2. Click on the upper left corner and then go to Record.
  3. Notice the part of the rightin it you can choose between delete all watch history of that account or pause it as we have already explained in the mobile version.
  4. Instead if you click on the third option, manage all historyit will take you to this window.
  5. In it you can both disable the automatic history savinghow to make it delete every so often.
  6. If what you prefer is delete a video from youtube historyyou just have to hover your mouse over it and click on the cross that appears next to the three points to delete that video and leave the rest of the history intact.

How to clear YouTube history on TV

Many SmartTVs have YouTube installed by default, so if you are interested in keeping your history clean on TV, you can try the following:

  1. Enter the app from your TV or from the deck.
  2. Click on the magnifying glass to open the history.
  3. Click on «delete history«.

How to use YouTube without saving your history

In addition to what we have mentioned, there is a simple trick that will allow YouTube not to save everything you visit; use chrome with incognito window.

  1. By clicking on the Right upper cornerin the three points the drop-down that we show opens.
  2. You can click there or, with Chrome open, type together CTRL+SHIFT+N
  3. A window like this will open. If from there you are going to Youtubeyou will see that you are not logged in and, therefore, you will not be able to save your history.
  4. Keep in mind that by doing this all the videos you see later will not be available when you log back into your account in the normal window.