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How to see your watch history on TikTok

Ever wanted to show your friend a particularly funny TikTok video, but can’t think of the name so you can search for it? Then you’re in the right place, as we’re going to show you how you can trace old videos by viewing your watch history.

Opening up your TikTok watch history isn’t just useful for tracking down previously watched videos, but it’s also handy for deleting videos you don’t want people to see.

For example, you may have been doing some research on Christmas presents, and want to keep it a surprise for your loved ones. Or maybe you just don’t want people you’ve been watching how to dance to the latest Taylor Swift single.

Whatever your reasoning, we’ve created this step-by-step guide to show you can view your watch history on Tik right away. And scroll down to the Troubleshooting section to learn how to delete specific videos in your watch history.

What you’ll need: 

  • An Android or iOS device 
  • The TikTok app

The Short Version 

  1. Open TikTok 
  2. Go to your profile 
  3. Tap the three-line icon 
  4. Tap Settings And Privacy 
  5. Choose Watch History

  1. Step

    Open TikTok

    We’ll be using screenshots from the iOS app, but you can also view your watch history on the Android app. How to see your watch history on TikTok

  2. Step

    Go to your profile

    To do this, tap Profile in the bottom-right corner. How to see your watch history on TikTok

  3. Step

    Tap the three-line icon

    This can be found in the top-right corner of the screen. How to see your watch history on TikTok

  4. Step

    Tap Settings And Privacy

    This will take you to your account settings. How to see your watch history on TikTok

  5. Step

    Choose Watch History

    Here you can find all your recently viewed videos and delete your history. How to see your watch history on TikTok


How to remove a video from your TikTok watch history

To remove a specific video from your watch history, follow the steps above to go to your watch history. Then tap Select, tap on the video you want to remove and hit Delete.

How to delete your entire TikTok watch history

To delete all videos from your history, just follow the steps above to see your watch history and tap Select. Then, check Select All Watch History before pressing Delete.

Does TikTok store your watch history?

Yes, TikTok stores each video in your watch history for 180 days.

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