Youtube Recommended Video Feature

Youtube is the largest free video-sharing platform now. Besides numerous great features, Youtube also has the suggested feature which recommended videos or channels that viewers may like. This can be bad or good, depending on the need of users. Let’s get to know more about Youtube Recommended Video feature today.

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What is Youtube Recommended Video feature?

Your activity on YouTube, Google, and Chrome may influence your YouTube search results, recommendations on the Home page, in-app notifications, and suggested videos among other places. 

There will be a YouTube recommendations team responsible for the recommendations you see on your Home feed, in the Up Next list of suggested videos, and for YouTube Mixes, which provides endless playlists personalized for you. Several Product Managers from the team will be here to answer your questions.

Youtube Recommended Video

How to improve Youtube recommendations

You may find this Youtube recommended video feature is useful, but sometimes it’s really annoying when showing a bunch of things you’re not interested in. Or, even Youtube recommended feature might be broken when it has no recommended videos to show at all. So, here are a few tips to fix these problems. (You may be interested in How to Download Mp3 From Youtube )

Remove recommended content from Home page

To remove Youtube recommended videos from your Home and Watch Next pages on mobile:

  1. Go to the recommended video you’d like to remove.
  2. Tap the three-dot menu next to the video title.
  3. Select Not interested.

You can also make sure that videos from specific channels don’t show up again in your recommendations by selecting the menu , and then “Don’t recommend channel”.

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Reset Youtube recommendation

Nobody knows what exactly goes into the YouTube algorithm for suggesting recommendations. However, we can say that there are two things have a very strong impact on what YouTube ends up recommending: search history and watch history. If you reset both, you can pretty much reset your recommendations back to a blank slate.

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Youtube recommended video settings

To delete your YouTube Search History:

  1. Select your username from the top bar
  2. In the menu that appears, click Your Data In YouTube
  3. Scroll down and select Manage your YouTube Search History
  4. Set the Delete by Date to All Time using the dropdown box
  5. Click Delete

To delete your YouTube Watch History:

  1. Select your username from the top bar
  2. In the menu that appears, click Your Data In YouTube
  3. Scroll down and select Manage your YouTube Watch History
  4. Set the Delete by Date to All Time using the dropdown box
  5. Click Delete

Disable Youtube recommended video

1. Launch the YouTube app and log in to your account.

2. Tap on the user silhouette near the top right.

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3. Tap Settings > Notifications.

4. Turn off the Recommended videos feature. 

If you want to receive recommended videos from Youtube again, you only need to turn on the feature.

That’s all, guys! Now you know more about Youtube recommended video feature.

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