Do you know that Facebook stores all of your activities and data, including the videos you watch on the app? This can affect your privacy, your personalization, and your browsing history. If you want to clear your watched videos history and reset your preferences on Facebook, you've come to the right place. In this blog post, we will show you how to clear watched videos on Facebook app with a few simple steps. Let's get started!
Before you begin, make sure that you have the latest version of the Facebook app installed on your phone. This will ensure that you have access to the latest features and settings. To update the app, go to the App Store or Google Play Store and check for any available updates. If there are any, download and install them. Then, open the Facebook app on your phone and log in with your account credentials.
Next, you need to access the menu options in the app. Depending on your device, the location of the Menu icon might vary. If you're using an Android phone, you'll find it in the upper-right corner of the screen. If you're using an iPhone, you'll find it in the bottom-right corner of the screen. Press the Menu icon to continue.
From here, tap on the Gear icon to open Your account settings. This will take you to a page where you can manage your personal information, security, privacy, and preferences.
On the Your account settings page, scroll down until you see the "Your activity" section. This section shows you a summary of your actions and interactions on Facebook, such as your posts, comments, likes, reactions, searches, and more.
To view your watch history, you need to select "Activity log". This will take you to a page where you can see and manage your activity on Facebook. Tap on "Activity log" to open it.
On the Activity log page, you'll see a list of categories that you can filter your activity by. These include Posts, Photos and videos, Comments, Likes and reactions, Friends, Following and followers, Profile updates, and more.
To see your watch history, you need to swipe to the left until you see the "Videos watched" category. This will show you a list of all the videos that you've watched on Facebook. Tap on "Videos watched" to select it.
Now that you've accessed your watch history, you can delete any specific watched video or clear your entire watch history.
To delete any specific watched video from the watch history list, tap on the three-dot icon next to it, then tap on "Delete" at the bottom to remove the video from your watch history. You can repeat this process for any other video that you want to delete.
If you want to clear your entire watch history, tap on the "Clear video watch history" option at the top of the list. This will open a pop-up window that asks you to confirm your action. Tap on "Clear" to delete all the videos from your watch history.
After you've deleted your watched videos, you can refresh the page and check your watch history. You'll notice that the videos that you've deleted are no longer there. You'll also see a message that says "No items".
In this article, we've shown you how to delete your watched video history on the Facebook mobile app. It's a simple and quick process that can help you improve your recommendations, free up some space, and protect your privacy.