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How to delete your Amazon Prime Video history

Get rid of your watch history, just in case you may not want others to see what you binge watch.
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July 25, 2022
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Did you watch an episode or two of an Amazon Prime Video show that you couldn’t get into? Maybe it was an embarrassing movie on a shared account, and you want to get rid of terrible recommendations? You can quickly fix things up by clearing your Amazon Prime Video history. Here are our step-by-step instructions to find your Watch History, and also to delete it.

You can sign up for the service at the link below:

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Amazon Prime Video
Amazon Prime Video offers access to thousands of movies and TV shows to stream. That includes great original shows and movies like The Boys and The Tomorrow War. You can also sign up for other premium services within Amazon Prime Video.

THE SHORT ANSWER

When you sign into your Prime Video account, go to settings, then to Watch History, and then start deleting shows and movies.

JUMP TO KEY SECTIONS


How to find your Prime Video history

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Amazon

It’s pretty easy to find your history of your Prime Video watching habits

  • Go to the Amazon website and sign in to your Amazon Prime account.
  • Click on the Prime Video menu selection on the top left side of the Amazon home page.
  • Once you are on the Prime Video page click on the gear icon on the right side of the page.
  • Select the Settings option that pops up. You will be redirected to an Account and Settings page.
  • Finally, click on the Watch History tab option on the page and you will see your watch history.

How to delete Amazon Prime Video history on your browser

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Amazon

Just like Netflix, Prime Video stores your watch history to improve its recommendations. So, if you want to get rid of a show that’s been appearing nonstop, it’s time to clear similar entries from your watch history. Here is how you can do that via your browser:

  • Follow all the steps shown above on how to find the watch history
  • Click on the Watch History tab option on the page and you will see your watch history.
  • To remove a movie from your history, simply click on the Delete movie from Watch History option, which is found on the right side of the screen of each film. For TV shows, you can just click on the Delete episodes from Watch History option to get rid of all the episodes at once. In order to delete individual episodes, click on the Episodes watched selection and you will see each episode. Just click on the X symbol to delete single episodes.

Unfortunately, you can’t clear your entire Amazon Prime Video history in one go through your browser. You will have to diligently remove item by item instead.

See also: How to delete your Netflix history – you know, for reasons

How to delete search history on the Amazon Prime Video app

The Prime Video app doesn’t have an option that allows you to see or clear your watch history. However, you can still remove your search history — we won’t judge! Here is how to do it on most versions of the app:

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  • Open the Prime Video app.
  • Tap the My Stuff option on the bottom right corner of the app.
  • Go to the Settings option (the gear icon) at the top right corner.
  • Tap Clear Video Search History.

These are our tips on how to clear your Amazon Prime Video history. Did we help you improve your recommendations? Let us know in the comments.