Recently, you have watched some videos on Watch, the section of Facebook dedicated to movies and live videos, which you would now like to remove from the chronology of the activities associated with your account. Not being, however, very practical in using the famous social network, you do not know how to proceed and would then like my help to succeed in your intent. That’s the way it is, am I right? Then let me tell you that today is your lucky day!
In the next paragraphs, in fact, I will explain to you how to clear video history on Watch from smartphones, tablets and computers. In addition to the detailed procedure for removing a single video from the list of videos played on Facebook, you will also find the instructions necessary to delete the entire history of the videos you watched. In addition, I will also show you how to remove a video that you previously added to the list of saved videos on Watch.
If you agree and can’t wait to find out more, let’s not dwell further and see how to proceed. Make yourself comfortable, take all the time you see fit and dedicate yourself to reading the next lines. By carefully following my instructions and trying to put them into practice on the device of your choice, I assure you that you will be able to remove all traces of the videos you have watched on Facebook Watch. Let it bet?
Before we get to the heart of this tutorial and explain yourself how to clear video history on Watch, it is necessary to make a necessary premise concerning the functioning of the history of the videos played on Facebook.
In fact, you must know that by accessing the section Watch Facebook from the official app of the social network for devices Android And iPhone / iPad, the option is available Chronology which allows you to view all the videos played by your account, regardless of the viewing time dedicated to them. From this section, however, as you may notice, there is no option to delete the videos.
To proceed with deleting the videos in the Watch history, both from smartphones and tablets and from computers, you need to access the section Activity log of the social network, in which all the activities of your account are visible, such as the creation of content, the publication of comments and, indeed, the playback of videos.
From the log in question, it is possible to remove a single video from the history of the films watched on Watch and – only from a computer – even delete the entire history. Also, it will be useful for you to know that the deleted videos will be removed from the section as well Chronology by Watch.
You should know, however, that in the activity log of your account only the videos that have been watched in full (or almost) are listed but there is no trace of the videos that have been played only for a few moments. This means that, at least at the time of writing this guide, the videos started without continuing to watch them will be shown in the Watch History section on the Facebook app but cannot be removed, as they are not visible in the Activity log section.
The only solution you have in these cases is to complete the viewing (or continue playing for almost the entire duration) and, subsequently, remove the movie in question from the history. All clear? Well then let’s take action!
How to clear video history watched on Watch
The procedure for clear the history of videos watched on Watch it’s quick and easy, both using the Facebook app for smartphones and tablets and from a computer. Either way, all you have to do is access the section Activity log of your account, select the option to view the complete list of videos watched on Facebook and delete those of your interest. How to do? I’ll explain it to you right away!
From smartphones and tablets
To view and clear the history of videos played on Watch from smartphones and tablets, start the Facebook app by tapping its icon (the White “F” on a blue background) and, if you have not already done so, log in to your account: then enter the data in the fields Phone number or email address And Password and tap the button Log in.
At this point, press the ☰ button (top right if you have a device Android, at the bottom right if you are using a iPhone / iPad), select the option Settings and privacy from the menu that opens and tap on the item Settings. In the new screen that appears, locate the section Your information on Facebook and click on the option Activity log, to view all your recent Facebook activity.
Now, tap on the item Filters, at the top left, select the option Category and, in the new screen displayed, click on the items Actions and other recorded activities And Video you watched, to view the history of videos you’ve watched on Facebook, including those played on Watch.
To delete a single video from the history, locate the video in question, click on its icon three dots and select the option Delete from the menu that appears.
If, on the other hand, your intention is to delete all the history, I am sorry to tell you that it is not possible to do it through the Facebook app: the only solution at your disposal is to manually delete every single video played or clear history from computer.
If you prefer to clear the history of videos watched on Facebook Watch from computer, linked to the main page of the famous social network and, if you haven’t already, log into your account. Now, click on the icon of arrow pointing down visible near yours first name and select the option Activity log from the menu that opens.
In the new screen that appears, tap on the item Other in the left sidebar and select the option Video you watched from the menu that is proposed to you, in order to view the history of the videos played on Facebook and all related data, such as the title of the movie and the playback date.
At this point, to delete a single video from the history, click on the button Edit (the icon of round) for the movie in question and select the option Delete from the context menu.
If, on the other hand, you want to delete the entire history, click on the option Delete watched video history, at the top, click on the button Clear the history of the videos you watched And that’s it.
How to delete videos saved on Watch
If your intention is delete the videos you have saved on Facebook, you can do this by accessing the section directly Watch of the famous social network. Find everything explained in detail right below.
From smartphones and tablets
To view the list of videos saved on Watch, take your smartphone / tablet, start the Facebook app, press the ☰ button and, in the new screen displayed, tap on the item Watch video.
Now, click on thelittle man, at the top right, select the item Saved videos from the menu that is proposed to you (to view the list of all the videos you have previously saved) and locate the video you want to delete from the list in question. Then press on the relative i icon three dots, choose the option Remove from saved videos from the displayed menu and that’s it.
Alternatively, you can delete a video saved on Watch from the section as well Saved items of your Facebook account. To do this, press the ☰ button, select the option Saved items from the proposed menu and, in the new screen displayed, tap the button Show all, to view the complete list of content saved on Facebook.
Once this is done, click on the option All and select the item Video from the menu that opens, to view only the saved videos. Then press on the icon of three dots for the movie you want to remove from the list and select the option Remove from saved items, to delete the video in question.
To remove a video that you have previously added to the list Saved videos by Watch from computer, linked to the Facebook main page, log in to your account (if you have not already done so) and press on the item Watch in the left sidebar.
In the new screen that appears, click on the option Saved videos, press the icon of three dots related to the movie of your interest and choose the option Remove video from saved items from the menu that opens, to remove the video in question from your list of saved videos.
As well as from smartphones and tablets, even from a computer it is possible to remove a video saved on the Watch also by accessing the section Saved items. To do this, go to the page Home of your Facebook account, locate the section Explore in the left sidebar, tap on the item Other and select the option Saved items.
Now, choose the voice Video via the drop-down menu All, locate the video you want to remove from the saved videos, click on the relative icon three dots. Finally, select the option Remove from saved items from the menu that appeared on the screen and click on the button OK, to confirm your intention and remove the video in question.