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[2022] How to See YouTube History?

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Megan Evans

Updated: Jul 25, 2022 03:46 pm

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Question: How to see YouTube history?

YouTube keeps a log of the videos you watch on its platform from your YouTube account. It also gives you complete control over watch history whereby you can pause as well as clear YouTube history. We will illustrate how to see your YouTube history and how you can see someone's YouTube history secretly.

How To See Your History on YouTube?

The steps to see your YouTube history are different for mobile and computer users. YouTube history consists of watch history and search history. This means you can check the videos you have watched as well as the searches you have made to watch videos. Here are the steps to see your history on YouTube app.

Step 1: Open YouTube app on your smartphone. If not logged in, sign into your YouTube account.

Step 2: To view watch history, go to Library option at the bottom of the screen.

youtube app library

Step 3: You will see History heading at the top of the screen. Tap on View option and you will see your watch history.

youtube app view history

Additionally, if you want to check your search history, go to your Profile > Settings> History and Privacy> Manage All Activity and scroll down to see the recent watch and search history.

youtube app manage all activity

Here are the steps to see your history on your computer through the web browser.

Step 1: Open your web browser on your computer and visit the official website of YouTube. If not logged in, sign into your YouTube account.

Step 2: To view watch history, click on three-dash icon at the top-left corner to see the left panel menu.

Step 3: From the menu, click on History to check your YouTube watch history instantly.

Step 4: To watch search history along with watch history, visit My Activity Page. Scroll down to check out the recent YouTube history.

Bonus: How to See Someone's YouTube History Secretly?

You might be wondering how to see someone's YouTube history without him knowing? Well, here is the solution. We recommend KidsGuard Pro for Android to monitor someone's YouTube history remotely from your device. Let's check how to see someone's YouTube history.

Steps to See Someone's YouTube History

If you want to see someone's YouTube search history and watch history secretly, there are only 3 steps to solve this problem.

Step 1. Create An Account

Click the "Monitor Now" button below to use your email address to register an account for KidsGuard Pro for Android. Since it is a premium app, you need to choose a suitable plan.

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Step 2. Install KidsGuard Pro for Android

On the target person's phone, open the web browser and visit "www.clevguard.net". Download KidsGuard Pro for Android, then follow the instructions to set up. It will take a few minutes to finish this process.

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Step 3. Check YouTube History

Check YouTube History On your device, visit the official website of KidsGuard Pro for Android. Log into your account and go to Dashboard. You must see the target person's device name. From the left menu, go to Video Apps> YouTube. You will see Watch History and Search History tab at the top to check them out.

kidsguard pro youtube history

Key Features of KidsGuard Pro for Android

Apart from monitoring someone's YouTube history secretly, here are the features of KidsGuard Pro for Android that you will find equally useful.

View TikTok History:

TikTok is an extremely popular video streaming platform, and you can watch the target person's TikTok search and watch history from your Dashboard.

See Browser History:

You can even track the target person's web browser history starting from the websites visited to the searches made online.

Control Phone Remotely:

KidsGuard Pro for Android lets you control the target person's phone remotely. You can take screenshots, record screen video, take surrounding photo with the target phone's camera, and record surrounding sounds with the target phone's microphone.

Check Call Logs & Record Phone Calls:

You can monitor the target phone's call logs with all details such as caller number, duration, call type and timestamp. In fact, you can even record all the phone conversations and listen to them from Dashboard.

View Social Media:

KidsGuard Pro for Android lets you monitor the target person's social media accounts. You can check all the social media conversations on popular platforms where the target person has accounts.

Track Location:

You can even track the target person's location in real-time as well as location history. Besides, you can set a virtual fence called Geofence so that you can get alerts when the person crosses the fence.

Read Text Messages:

You can also read all the text messages on the target person's phone. You can monitor all the text messages sent and received in conversation format with all the details.

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How to Clear YouTube History?

There are times when you may want to clear your YouTube history so that no one can see it in the future. You can clear search history and watch history individually as per your requirements. Here are the steps on how to clear YouTube history on YouTube app.

Step 1: Open YouTube app and tap on your Profile icon at the top-right corner.

Step 2: From the menu, tap on Settings.

Step 3: Tap on History and Privacy option.

Step 4: You will see two options at the top – Clear Watch History and Clear Search History. You can tap any or both of them as required. Accordingly, watch history and search history will be deleted and cleared from your account permanently.

clear youtube history

If you want to clear YouTube history from your computer, tap on the three-dash icon at the top-left corner. From the menu, select History and click on Clear Watch History to delete watch history on YouTube.

How to See Deleted YouTube History?

When you clear watch and search history from YouTube app, you cannot see deleted YouTube history from YouTube app. There is a way to see deleted YouTube History from your Google My Activity page. Here are the steps you need to follow.

Step 1: Open your web browser app and visit "myactivity.google.com/myactivity" page.

Step 2: Log into your Google account with which your YouTube account is linked.

Step 3: Scroll down and type "YouTube" in search your activity field. This will show all your YouTube activities.

youtube deleted history

Alternatively, you can select the date for which you want to check all the deleted YouTube activities.

youtube check deleted history

If you want to check someone's deleted YouTube history, you can use KidsGuard Pro for Android app. We have already stated that the app lets you monitor someone's YouTube activities secretly. The most interesting part is that KidsGuard Pro for Android stores even the deleted YouTube history so that you can check them anytime you want directly from your Dashboard.

How to View Comments You Post On YouTube?

Viewing common you post on YouTube from your phone is slightly complicated. The best way to view your YouTube comments is from your computer. Here are the steps to follow.

Step 1: Open your web browser and tap on the three-dash icon at the top-left corner.

Step 2: From the menu, click on History option.

Step 3: From the right side, click on Comments option.

youtube comment history

You will see all your YouTube comments from Google My Activity page.

If you are a smartphone user, here are the steps to follow.

Step 1: Open YouTube app. Tap on your Profile icon.

Step 2: Go to Settings> History & Privacy> Manage All Activity option.

youtube app comment history

Step 3: This will open Google My Activity page. Tap on three-dash icon at the top-left corner.

Step 4: Select Other Google Activity option and tap on View Comments option. Thereafter, you will see all the comments you made on YouTube.

youtube app view comment

Conclusion

We have stated how to see your history on YouTube on your smartphone as well as on your computer. We have also illustrated how you can clear your YouTube history as well as how to check your YouTube comment history. Besides, you can check someone's YouTube history secretly with KidsGuard Pro for Android. You can also use the app to check deleted YouTube history of the target person.


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By Megan Evans

A certified content marketing specialist with great passion for Internet and online safety. She is bent on educating the audience about cyber safety tips and tricks.

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