How to view and delete your Amazon Prime Video watch history

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How to view and delete your Amazon Prime Video watch history
You can delete titles from your Watch History on the Amazon Prime Video website. Marko Geber/Getty Images
  • To view and delete your Amazon Prime watch history, go to the Settings page of Prime Video.
  • You can only view and delete your Amazon Prime watch history on a web browser, not the Prime Video app.
  • You can delete titles from your Continue Watching carousel by clicking the Edit button.

Amazon Prime keeps track of the movies and shows you've watched so that it can recommend other titles you may be interested in. It's a helpful feature in theory, but if you share an account with someone that has different tastes than you, or if you watch a few episodes of a show before deciding it isn't for you, it can lead to some irrelevant recommendations.

There's a way to remove titles from your Amazon Prime watch history as well as your Continue Watching list. Here's everything you need to know.

How to view and delete Amazon Prime watch history

1. Go to Amazon, and sign in to your Amazon Prime account if necessary.

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2. On the left side of the banner at the top of the Amazon homepage, click the Prime Video tab.

How to view and delete your Amazon Prime Video watch history
Go to "Prime Video." Grace Eliza Goodwin/Insider

3. On the Prime Video page, click the gear-shaped Settings icon in the top-right corner, and select Settings in the drop-down. You may need to enter your password on the next screen.

How to view and delete your Amazon Prime Video watch history
Go to your Prime Video Settings. Grace Eliza Goodwin/Insider

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4. Click the Watch history tab at the top of the page.

How to view and delete your Amazon Prime Video watch history
Go to your "Watch history." Grace Eliza Goodwin/Insider

5. To remove a movie or show from your watch history, click the Delete from Watch History button to the right of the title.

How to view and delete your Amazon Prime Video watch history
Click the hyperlink to "Delete from Watch History." Grace Eliza Goodwin/Insider

Quick tip: You can't view or delete your Amazon Prime watch history in the Prime Video app, but you can remove your search history. To do so, go to the My Stuff tab of the Prime Video app, and select the gear-shaped Settings icon in the top-right. On the Settings page, tap Clear video search history and select Yes in the pop-up.

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How to remove items from your 'Continue Watching' list

1. Go to Amazon Prime Video and sign in to your account if necessary.

2. Locate the Continue watching carousel.

3. Click the small Edit button on the right side of the list.

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How to view and delete your Amazon Prime Video watch history
Click "Edit." Grace Eliza Goodwin/Insider

4. Click the "X" button on any titles you want to remove. When you're finished, click Done in the right corner.

How to view and delete your Amazon Prime Video watch history
Click the "X" button. Grace Eliza Goodwin/Insider

4. Alternatively, you can hover your cursor over a title in the carousel and click the Hide this button, which looks like a circle with a line through it.

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How to view and delete your Amazon Prime Video watch history
Click the "Hide this" button. Grace Eliza Goodwin/Insider

Quick tip: You can also turn off Amazon browsing tracking in the Browsing History tab.

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