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How to Delete Watched Videos on Facebook

By Hamid

Updated on January 15, 2022

How to Delete Watched Videos on Facebook

Did you know that Facebook keeps a record of every video you watch on its platform? Yes, Facebook is tracking every single video you watch and every search you perform on the blue site.

Fortunately, you don't have to worry about the watch history. You're the only one who can see the past watched videos history on your Facebook account as long as no one else knows your ID and password. But to avoid any embarrassing situation, it may be better to clear your Facebook watch history regularly. Why regularly? because unlike YouTube, Facebook doesn't offer any option to pause the watch history or the search history permanently. You can remove individual watched videos or all the watch history at once but you can't pause it permanently.

So, if you're interested in deleting your Facebook watch history, simply follow the steps below. I will show you how to find what you've watched before and also how to erase it from your Facebook history on both phone and computer. Ready? Let's get started!

1. How to Delete Watched Videos on Facebook Mobile App?

1

Open the Facebook app on your Android or iPhone device and log into your account, if you haven't logged in already.

2

Tap the three lines icon, then scroll down and tap Settings & Privacy.

FB Settings & Privacy
3

Next, tap Settings.

Settings Facebook App
4

Scroll down to Your Information section and tap Activity Log .

Activity log Facebook App
5

Scroll down again and tap on Logged actions and other activity to expand the menu list, then tap Videos you've watched.

Videos You've Watched FB App
6

To remove any video from the watch history page, tap the three dots icon next to it, then tap Delete at the bottom.

Delete Watched Videos Facebook App
7

To clear all Facebook watch history at once, tap on Clear video watch history as shown below.

Clear All Facebook Watch History At Once
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Once you tap on Clear video watch history, you'll see a notification at bottom that says "We have started clearing your video watch history. if your video watch history is long, it may take some time to clear".

Clearing Video Watch History Notification
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Finally, refresh the page to see the change. To do so, close and re-open the Facebook app or tap the top left arrow then select Videos you've watched. Once you do that, you should see an empty page with No items

Facebook Watch History Deleted

That's it! that's how you find and clear your watch history on Facebook app. If you'd like to delete your Facebook watch history using a computer/laptop, follow the steps described below.

2. How to Delete Facebook Watched Videos on Computer?

1

To begin, log into your Facebook account, if you haven't logged in already.

2

Click the down arrow at the top right of any Facebook page, click Settings & Privacy, then click Activity Log.

Activity Log
3

In the left side of your activity log page and under Activity types, scroll down to the bottom and click on Logged actions and other activity.

Facebook Logged Actions and Other Activity
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Next, scroll down and select Videos You've Watched.

Videos You've Watched
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Now, you should see a list of all your past watched videos. If you want to delete a specific watched video, click on the three-dots icon next to it, then click Delete.

Delete Watched Videos
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To delete all watched videos at once, click Clear Video Watch History link.

Clear All Watched Videos At Once
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In the popup window that appears, click Clear Videos Watch History.

Clear Videos Watch History

You may need to refresh the page to see the change.

That's it! that's how you find and delete recently watched videos on Facebook using a computer.

If you have any question regarding this post, just let me know in the comments below or send me a message on my Facebook page! I will be more than glad to help you out! 🙂

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