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How to Delete Your Netflix Viewing History?

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Did you share your Netflix account with someone and don’t want them to know what are you watching? or maybe Netflix is filling your home page with suggestions of some trashy series and movies due to a movie you watched? Whatever the case might be the best possible solution will be to delete your Netflix viewing history. Well, if you are thinking to do it then let me tell you the process is very easy and will take probably only a minute or two.

How to Delete Your Netflix Viewing History using the App?

  1. First things first. Log in to your Netflix account and then choose your profile if there are multiple accounts. If you choose the wrong profile accidentally, there’s nothing to worry. You can just tap on the hamburger menu at the very lower right corner. Then you’ll see all the profiles at the top. This time, choose the right one.
  2. Once you login to your profile then tap on the same hamburger menu at the lower right corner. You’ll see a few options like App Settings, Account, Help, etc. From that list tap on Account.
  3. After you tap on account, your Account settings will open in a browser. Now scroll all the way down till you find My Profile section.
  4. In the My Profile Section, you’ll see an option named Viewing Activity, tap on that.
  5. Now you’ll see the list of movies and TV shows you have watched. There will be a circled backslash button on the right side of each episode or movie. Simply tap on that to delete a movie or TV show episode from your viewing history. Do the same until you remove all the contents you want. That’s it.
  6. Once done close the browser tab and return back to Netflix.

How to Delete Your Netflix Viewing History using a Browser?

The process is pretty similar to the one for Android and iOS.

  1. Again head over to Netflix and log into your Netflix account and then choose your profile. If you choose the wrong profile accidentally, there’s nothing to worry. Just tap on the drop-down menu at the upper right corner. Then you’ll see all the profiles present in your account. This time, choose the right one.
  2. Once you login to your profile then tap on the same drop-down menu at the upper right corner. You’ll see a few options like App Settings, Account, Help, etc. From that list tap on Account.
  3. Now scroll all the way down till you find My Profile section.
  4. In the My Profile Section, you’ll see an option named Viewing Activity, tap on that. it will open your watch history.
  5. You’ll see the list of movies and TV shows you have watched. There will be a circled backslash button on the right side of each episode or movie. Simply tap on that to remove a movie or TV show episode from your viewing history. Do the same until you remove all the contents you want. That’s it.
  6. Once done close the browser tab and return back to Netflix.

If you’re looking to delete the entire watch history at once then that’s not possible as Netflix has no option to do it. However, you can use a small trick and just delete the profile you use and start from scratch. To do that while you sign into Netflix instead of selecting a profile tap on the pencil button at the top right corner. Now you’ll see pencil icons on top of every profile. Select the profile you want to delete. Now a page will open to edit the profile. However, at the bottom, there will be an option to delete that. Simply tap on that to delete the profile.

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That’s it. That is how to completely delete your Netflix viewing history at once. Now you can just create another profile of the same name and profile icon if you don’t want anyone to notice this.

20-year-old tech journalist addicted to FIFA and coffee more than anything.

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