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How to remove content from your Netflix watch history

How to remove content from your Netflix watch history

When it comes to OTT platforms, the first name that comes to mind is Netflix. For those of you who have not heard of it, Netflix is an American video streaming service that started off as a regular DVD renting service back in 1997. Today, Netflix commands the lion’s share of possession in the streaming market followed closely by the likes of Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ Hotstar.

After getting a good run as a DVD rental service, Netflix introduced Video streaming and on-demand video services in 2007. The company had its first expansion to Canada in 2010 followed by a rapid expansion to Latin America. They entered the content production business in 2013 when they debuted their first original series ‘House of Cards’ which was very well received and is streamed by users even today. In January 2016, it expanded to an additional 130 countries and then operated in 190 countries.

Netflix is now available as a built-in or downloadable application on most smart devices today, including Smart TVs, smartphones, laptops, and more. The app is free to download but in order to enjoy the content on offer, you will have to subscribe to one of the available plans.

You may end up consuming a lot of content on your Netflix account, and there may be times where you may watch the same show or movie multiple times and what this does is, it populates your watch history with the same entry over and over again. While this has no implications on your account or your viewing whatsoever, you may feel like removing these entries from your watch Netflix watch history, and in this tutorial, we will show you how you can do the same.

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Table of Contents

Remove content from your Netflix watch history

Step 1. Open the Netflix web version on your computer and log in with your credentials.

 

How to remove content from your Netflix watch history

 

Step 2. On the top right-hand side of the home page, click on the profile icon.

 

How to remove content from your Netflix watch history

 

Step 3. Now, from the drop-down menu, click on the account option.

 

How to remove content from your Netflix watch history

 

Step 4. Click on your profile name in the profile and parental controls tab.

 

How to remove content from your Netflix watch history

 

Step 5. Next to the viewing activity, click on the ‘View’ button.

 

How to remove content from your Netflix watch history

 

Step 6. Now, you will see a list of all the content you have watched on Netflix till data and when you see and entry that you want to remove from the list, click on the hide button.

 

How to remove content from your Netflix watch history

 

This will now hide the entry from your watch history and while it is not exactly removing it, the operation achieves the same outcome, and the next time you see your watch history, the entry that you have hidden will no longer show up.

 

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