How to delete your YouTube watch and search history

A reason for deleting your YouTube watch and search history is privacy. You may not want Google or others with access to your account to know what you watch or look for. But there's another, more practical, less tinfoil hat reason. Preventing YouTube's recommendation algorithms from suggesting content you aren't interested in based on what others watched with your account.

Here's how to delete these activity histories and reset the recommendations.


Want to receive more content like this in your inbox?