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How to Delete Facebook Watch History on Facebook App & Web (QUICKLY) in 2022

If you are looking for a way to delete your Facebook watch history in 2022 either through your Facebook mobile app or the Facebook web version, then you are on the right page. 

I will show you how to delete selected videos from your watch history, and also how to clear the whole watch history in one click.

how to delete Facebook watch history

So, if any of those sounds like what you are looking for, then let’s begin right away.

Facebook Watch History Delete 

1. On Facebook App

To delete you Facebook watch history, follow the procedures highlighted below.

  • Open your Facebook mobile app, login and click on the Menu icon (3 short parallel horizontal lines)
  • Click on the Settings icon
  • Scroll down until you find Activity Log (under ‘Your Information‘ tab), click on it.
  • You will find tags listed at the top of the page, scroll right through them to view other tags.
  • Click on ‘Videos watched‘ tag at the top of the page.

Videos you’ve watched on Facebook will be displayed to you.

Now that the watch history has been displayed to you, you can proceed to delete video(s) selectively or all together.

To delete selected videos:

  • Click on the 3 dots in front of the particular video you wish to delete, then click on delete prompt at the bottom of the page

delete specific watched facebook video in app

The video will then be removed from your watch history-

To clear whole watch history at once:

  • Click on Clear video watch history at the top of the page

videos you have watched

  • You will get a prompt asking if you want to confirm, click on CLEAR.
  • You watch history will start getting cleared.

video watch history being cleared

if you video watch history is long, it may take some time to clear. However, it will be cleared eventually when you check back a few seconds or minutes later as seen below.

watch history cleared on app
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2. On Facebook Web

You can access Facebook web either from your PC browser or from your mobile phone browser (Android or iPhone), the procedure is very much similar. In this case, I accessed from PC browser.

  • Click on your profile icon to navigate to your Facebook profile page.
  • Click on the option icon (3 dots) and click on Activity Log
  • Click on ‘Videos you’ve watched
  • Your Facebook watch history will be displayed to you as seen below.

Once your watch history has been displayed to you on web, you can proceed to delete selected videos or clear the whole history at once.

To delete selected videos:

  • Click on the 3 dots in front of any video you wish to delete, then click on the Delete prompt.

delete specific watched facebook videos in web

That particular video will be removed from your watch history.

To clear the whole watch history at once:

  • Click on Clear Vide Watch History at the top of the page.

click on clear button

  • Next, proceed to confirm the deletion process by clicking on Clear Video Watch History button as shown below.

confirm to clear

Your watch history will then be cleared as seen below.

facebook video history cleared on web

Error performing query while trying to clear video watch history?

You might experience the query error while trying to clear video watch history on Facebook web as seen below.

error performing query error

If you experience the error above, login to your Facebook mobile app and follow the procedure in the first section of the article to delete your video watch history. I was able to clear the history successfully on the mobile app even when I got the query error on web.
Once that’s done, check your Facebook web activity log and the history will have been cleared there too.

So, there you have it.

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