How to Clear Your Netflix Viewing History

Netflix's "Recently Watched" list is a convenient way to re-watch a show or pick up where you left off later.

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But there may be times when you don't want certain movies or TV shows appearing on this list. Good news! You can remove them. Here's how.

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Using a web browser, sign into Netflix. (Presently, you can't delete recently watched titles via the Netflix app.) If your account has multiple users, select your user name.

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Hover the cursor over your name in the upper-right corner. In the drop-down box, select "Your Account."

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On the "My Account" page, click "Viewing Activity" (circled in red).

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Choose the title you want to remove, and click the X to its right.

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You'll see a message stating the title you selected "will be removed from your viewing activity on all devices within 24 hours."

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To remove an entire TV series rather than a single episode, click the "Remove series?" link.