How to see YouTube history

A few days ago, browsing YouTube, you saw a video that you particularly liked and now that you want to show it to a friend of yours, you can no longer remember the name of the YouTube channel that published it. There is no reason to worry: I can help you solve this little problem.

In fact, if you’re wondering how to view YouTube history , you’ll be happy to know that you’ve landed on the right tutorial, at the right time! In the following lines, in fact, you will find explained how to succeed in the enterprise through the YouTube app for smartphones and tablets, but also from a PC, using the Web version of the service. Also, I’ll tell you how to view comment history for videos and how to access YouTube history without being logged in to your account.

How do you say? Can’t wait to find out more and are you raring to get started? Very good! In this case, all you have to do is make yourself comfortable and carefully follow the instructions I am about to give you. At this point, there is nothing left for me to do but wish you a good read and a good time.

Index

  • How to see youtube history computer
  • How to see youtube history android
  • How to see YouTube history iPhone
  • How to see YouTube comment history
  • How to see youtube history without account
  • How to see youtube deleted history

How to see youtube history computer

If what you are interested in doing is being able to view YouTube history from a computer , the first step you need to take is to launch the browser you usually use to surf the Net, connect to the home page of the service  and log in to your Google account (if necessary), by clicking on the Login button at the top right and entering your login credentials.

At this point, select the  History item which is located in the left side menu and on the screen shown next you will be able to see the complete list of all the videos you have seen on YouTube, organized by date, with any Shorts videos displayed at the top.

If necessary, you can also do a direct search within the history by typing the keywords of the reference videos in the search field located at the top right.

To re-open a specific video in your history, just click on its title .

In addition to what I have just indicated, I would like to point out that you can see YouTube history by clicking on the  Collection item  which is located in the left sidebar on the YouTube home page and, on the next screen, on the See all link that you find in the History section . Easy, right?

If you then need to view the history in even more detail, you can do so by clicking on the History of views and searches item that you find in the Manage your history section on the screen dedicated to the history above.

Then scroll through the contents shown or filter them by date (by clicking on the calendar icon ) or by keyword (by clicking on the magnifying glass icon ). For more details about a specific clip, just click its Details link .

How to see youtube history android

Now let’s find out how to be able to see YouTube Android history , therefore using the official YouTube app . In this case, the first step you need to take is to access the Android home screen and/or drawer and touch the YouTube app icon (the one with the service logo ).

Once the app has started, log in to your Google account (if necessary), by pressing the appropriate button at the top right and typing your credentials or by associating the device directly , and press the Collection item located in the menu at the bottom, in to access the screen with the activities of your profile.

Subsequently, touch the wording View all that you find in the History section and you will finally be able to view the history of the videos you have watched on YouTube, organized by date, together with any Shorts videos played.

If you deem it appropriate, you can also search for specific content within the history by typing the reference keywords in the search field at the top.

To rewatch a specific video in your history, simply tap its title .

In addition to what I have just indicated, you can see YouTube history by tapping on your icon at the top right of the main screen of the app, then on the item Your data on YouTube in the menu that appears, then on the link Manage history of YouTube views or on that Manage YouTube search history , depending on what you want to view.

Then scroll through the contents shown or filter them by date (by tapping on the calendar icon ) or by keyword (by tapping on the magnifying glass icon ). To learn more about a particular clip, just tap its Details link .

How to see YouTube history iPhone

If what you are interested in doing is being able to see YouTube iPhone history (as well as seeing YouTube history on iPad , it makes no difference), or using the official YouTube app , what you first need to do is access the home screen and / or to the iOS (or iPadOS) App Library and tap the YouTube app icon (the one with the service logo ).

Now that you see the YouTube main screen, log in to your Google account (if necessary), by pressing the appropriate button at the top right and typing your credentials, and press the Collection item located in the bottom menu, so as to access the screen with the activities of your profile, then carry out the same steps already indicated in the previous chapter in relation to the Android app , absolutely nothing changes.

How to see YouTube comment history

If you want to see the YouTube comment history  from a computer , after connecting to the YouTube home page and logging in to the service (if necessary), click on the History menu item  which is located in the left sidebar.

In the new screen that appears to you, select the item Comments that you find in the Manage all history section and you will only be shown the history of all the comments that you have added to the videos that have been published on YouTube.

For more details about a specific comment, click on the relevant Details link , while to view the video subject of the comment, simply select the  reference title  in the list.

If, on the other hand, you want to see the history of YouTube comments from Android and iPhone , start the app, log in (if necessary), press your icon at the top right, then the item Your data on YouTube in the menu shown , then select the wording [n] comments that you find in the Your YouTube dashboard section and proceed in the same way as I have already explained to you above regarding the use of YouTube from a computer.

How to see youtube history without account

Many people wonder if it is possible to view YouTube history without account . If you too have asked yourself the same question, you should know that this is not really possible, as the history of searches and comments made on YouTube is tracked only after logging in.

Having said that, there is still an alternative way to succeed and that is by viewing the browser history which, I remind you, is recorded only if you do not browse in incognito mode .

This operation, therefore, is feasible using the main browsers for surfing the Internet, such as Chrome and Firefox , and can be performed from a computer, but also from Android and iOS smartphones and tablets, as I explained in detail in my guide dedicated to how to view the history . 

How to see youtube deleted history

Did you end up on this tutorial of mine because I was eager to find out if there is a way to see the deleted YouTube history ? If so, I inform you that unfortunately the service does not offer a specific option, but this does not mean that it is not possible to carry out this operation.

To do this, in fact, you just need to follow the instructions for the history in general that I have provided you in my guide on how to recover deleted history , in which you will find methods and tools useful for the purpose.

 

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