How to Clear Your Search History on the YouTube App

Search history helps a lot when you aim at finding a particular video you’ve watched a long time ago. However, in this big-data era, the internet knows you better than you know yourself, for your every clicks and choice, are recorded, even under controlled. What’s more, if you have watched something private, you should better delete or clear YouTube search history first to avoid your information leaking out when your iPhone/iPad/iPod is held by others. This tutorial will guide you how to delete, clear and pause your YouTube search history on iPhone/iPad/iPod.

How to Clear YouTube Search History on iPhone/iPad

Tap on Guide icon on the left-top side>> choose Gear icon to go to the setting>> Under the Privacy section, select Clear search history>> Confirm to CLEAR HISTORY and finish deleting the entire searched history for YouTube App.

Clear YouTube history on iOS Devices
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Pause YouTube Account Search History on iPhone/iPad/iPod

Alternatively, you can pause your watch history. You may wonder what does pause search history on YouTube means–it prevents anything you watch from being recorded until you unpause it. Similar to Way1, as you turn to the Privacy section, turn on Pause watch history instead, and you can keep your browsing history away for the time being.

How to Delete YouTube History without Account via Safari

What if you do not have the YouTube Account? In this case you are suggested to delete your YouTube search history in the Internet browsing page. You can access the Safari>> tick the book-like button on the bottom>> go to “History”>>choose “clear” at the lower right corner, or delete the record one by one through sliding the title to the left.

Manage Your YouTube Watch History on iPhone/iPad/iPod with iCareFone

Last but not the least, to clean your YouTube Search History with the professional third party tool Tenorshare iCareFone is also a good idea. With few clicks, it Permanently wipes sensitive data to secure your privacy and remove annoying in-app ads, and it would largely boost iDevice performance.

How to Clean iPhone Using iCareFone?

Run the program and click Speedup & Clean in the interface > Click Start Now under Quick Clean or Deep Clean > Select Scan Now > Click Clean Now.

(Tips: Before cleaning start, you can set the apps, like YouTube/Facebook/Instagram, that you want to be scanned/ ignored first.)

Quick Clean: It is the mode to find the junk files (App Caches, App Cookies, App Temp Files, App Crash Logs, Download Temp Files, Photo Caches, User Storage Files and iTunes Radio Caches) which occupy storage space and slow down your device with a very short time.

DeepClean with iCareFone

Deep Clean: Comparably, this is a mode that scans deeper and deletes more junk files, with relatively longer time.

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Here are the four ways recommended to clear/delete your YouTube Search History for your iPhone SE/6s/6s Plus/6 Plus/6/5s/5/4s/iPad/iPod in iOS 10/9.3.2/9.3/9.2. Hope you can have better user experience when watching or searching videos in YouTube.

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Muhammad Irfan Raza
Irfan Raza is Editor at TechWafer covering Everything about Apple including Mac, iPhones, iMac, iMac Pro, MacBook, and How-tos.

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