How to reset YouTube recommendations

Deleting YouTube search history can help in the following ways:

  1. Improve search results: Clearing search history can provide fresh and relevant results based on the current search queries.
  2. Better recommendations: Clearing search history can help YouTube’s algorithms to provide better recommendations based on recent viewing habits.
  3. Maintain privacy: Search history can reveal personal information and preferences, which can be kept private by deleting the history.

To reset your YouTube recommendations:

Total Time: 2 minutes

  1. Go to and log in to your account

  2. Click on your profile picture on the top right corner

  3. Click on “History”

  4. Click on “Clear all search history”

  5. Confirm by clicking on “Clear search history”

You also have to delete all of your YouTube-watched data.

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