How to delete and clear Youtube search history on PC

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YouTube is one of the platforms of video playback most used in the world. There you can find any type of content. From tutorials, to news, and all the trending videos, because the world of possibilities and information that opens with this page is endless.

When you create an account on their platform, you also open a history, in which information from the first to the last video you watched is stored. This storage space helps the web to know your tastes and thus be able to provide you with similar content. This way it makes you happy and you can always go back to your videos that you like.

Steps to clear YouTube search history on PC

  1. The first thing you should do is log into the YouTube website from your PC and then log into your personal account.
  2. At the top left, you will find a menu icon that has three lines. You have to press it and a series of options will appear to choose from.
  3. From here, you have to select the section that says " Chronology ". Once opened, it will show you a series of videos that you have seen previously. These can be sorted by date or relevance, depending on your preferences.
  4. Here you will see a button that says " Delete all history "After pressing it you will see a warning, where it will explain that all this is irreversible, press" accept "and that's it. All history will be deleted.

If, on the other hand, you don't want to go through this whole procedure again, you can disable the automatic storage of YouTube history, for this you just have to:

  • When you access your video history, on the right hand side you will find a number of options. There you have to press the option " Pause playing history ".
  • Once that button is pressed, an alert will open again, where it will explain that this can be reversible and if you are sure you want to. Push the button " accepts " And that's it.

Under no circumstances will the data of your reproductions be archived again.

How to delete YouTube history from your mobile

If you want to run them from the mobile application, you just need to follow the following steps.

  1. Open the application and go to the called tab " library "
  2. Once inside, you will be able to find a button that says " chronology "You have to press it, so that other options open, of which you have to look in the upper right part for a tab with three points, when you press it you will realize that you will take to the settings of the same
  3. This is where you can initially delete your viewing history and your profile history. There, too, you can select, as in the web version, the pause of both the playback and search history. To do this, you just have to press the buttons that say " break " And that's it.

In case you wish to reverse this action, you just have to follow the steps again and press where it says " active ”And the recording of both options will be activated automatically.

Youtube it is a very practical and easy to use tool. Both its mobile version and the web version and also on your TV, are very intuitive with user preferences and are created in such a way that we can manage our preferences and the way we use them.

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