How to View Your YouTube History on an iPhone 7

Much like the Web browsers that you use on your computer and iPhone, such as Chrome, Safari, or Firefox, YouTube will store the history of your usage in the app. This makes it a little easier to rewatch a video that you had seen previously.

But if you want to be able to see your YouTube watch history from the YouTube app on your iPhone, you may be having trouble determining where to find that information. Our tutorial below will show you the steps, with pictures, that can help you find this information on your iPhone.

How to Check YouTube History in the iPhone App

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus using the iOS 12.2 version. Note that the methods for checking your watch history below will only show you the watch history for the account that is currently signed in. To view history for a different account, you will need to switch to that account.

Step 1: Open the YouTube app.

open youtube

Step 2: Select the Library tab at the bottom-right of the screen.

select the library tab

Step 3: Choose the History option.

tap the history button

Step 4: Scroll through the list to see all of the videos that you have watched on this account.

how to view oyutube watch history on iphone

If you wish to delete one of these items from your watch history, tap the 3 dots to the right of the video, then select the Remove from Watch history option.

how to remove single video from watch history

If you wish to delete the entire watch history, then scroll to the top of the history, tap the icon with three dots, then choose History controls from the bottom of the screen.

open youtube history controls menu

Tap the Clear watch history button, then tap Clear Watch History on the next screen to remove that history for this account from all devices.

how to clear entire youtube watch history

You can check out this article for additional information on clearing your watch history, including another option for getting to that setting.

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