How To See TikTok History

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TikTok doesn’t provide its users with a feature that can directly deliver the list of videos watched on TikTok. But, it’s possible to get the list of videos watched by downloading a copy of account information and activities.

To see the watched videos list from TikTok, users need to first head on to the Settings and Privacy page.

From the Privacy page, you’ve to head on to the Personalization and data section and then click on the Download a copy option from there and unzip it& see the list under the folder named ‘Video Browsing History’.

The request for your data will take up to 24 hours to get processed and then the button under the Download tab section will turn to Download from Pending.

You can download a copy of your activities by clicking on Download. After the verification of your account, the file will be downloaded and accessible by you. 

You can also view if you have liked some videos on TikTok, even the previously watched videos you can find too.

How To See TikTok History:

You have to follow a few simple steps in order to view the list of watched TikTok videos:

1. Tap on Three-Dots > Privacy and Settings

You can watch the TikTok history of your accounts from the Privacy And Settings section of the TikTok app.

Finding the history of videos watched on TikTok is a pretty simple and easy method which you can do by following the correct steps that are in the below-mentioned points:

Step 1: Open the TikTok app on your mobile.

Step 2: From the options at the bottom section of the screen, you need to click on Me.

Step 3: You’ll be taken to your profile page, where you’ll find a three-dot option at the top right corner of the screen. Click on that option.

Step 4: Clicking on the three-dot option will direct you to the Settings and Privacy page.

2. Tap on Privacy

On the Settings and Privacy page, you’ll be able to find different options displayed to you, out of these few options you’ll need to click on the second option Privacy to proceed:

Step 1: Now once you’re on the Settings and privacy page of the app you’ll be able to find a few options being displayed to you on the screen.

Settings and privacy tiktok

Step 2: Among these options, you need to choose the option Privacy which is the second option and comes after the option Manage accounts.

Step 3: You’ll be taken to a new page where you’ll find the option Personalization and Data which you’ve to click on to proceed with finding the history of viewed videos on TikTok.

3. Personalization and data

From the Privacy page, you need to click on the Personalization And Data option to proceed with the method.

The points below will lead you accordingly:

Step 1: Clicking on the Privacy option, will direct you to the Privacy page, where you’ll be able to find the option Personalization and Data displayed along with other options on the page. You need to click on that to get into the Personalize and data page.

Privacy option

Step 2: On the Personalize and data page, you’ll be able to find a few other options along with the Download your data. It’s the last option of that particular page on which you have to click to download and see your watchlist of TikTok.

Personalize and data

Step 3: You’ve to click on this Download your data option to download a copy of all your TikTok account’s data which contains information about your activities on TikTok.

These downloaded data will help you know the history of the videos you’ve watched using your account.

3. Request data file

Once you click on the Download your data option, you’ll be taken to the following page of Download your data.

These steps will help you move forward from there:

Step 1: On the Download your data page you’ll find the section Request Data.

Download your data

Step 2: Under the Request data section, you’ll find an option in a pink color called Request data file. You’ve to click on it to request the data file of your account. This file contains all the information about your account details and activities along with the list of watched videos.

Request data section

Step 3: After requesting your data file you’ve to wait for sometime around 24 hours to get the file ready to be downloaded.

Step 4: You need to click on the Download tab to find whether the button is showing as Pending or Download. When it’s showing pending you need to wait till the button turns to Download which is when you can know that the file is ready to be downloaded.

Download tab pending

4. Tap on the Download

Only after the Pending button turns to Download you’ll be able to download a copy of your account’s information and activities to view the history of videos you’ve watched.

Step 1: After you’ve clicked on the Request data file option you’ve to wait for something around 24 hours till the completion of the request.

Step 2: You’ll have to check if the option under the Download data tab has turned from Pending to Download.

TikTok Request Data

Step 3: To do that you’ve to click on the Download data tab to get into that section.

Step 4: You’ll find a Pending button on that page, which after some time will turn to the Download button.

Step 5: It means that the request for your data is still under process and will be done soon.

Step 6: Next, you need to check after twenty-four and if the Pending button has turned to Download, then click on it.

Step 7: Clicking on the Download button will redirect you to the browser page, where you’ve to log in to proceed with it.

5. Open Zip file & Video Browsing History folder

The file that has all the details of your TikTok activities needs to be downloaded to your device within four days or else it would be unavailable soon.

The following steps have all the details that you need to follow to download your file and to check the history of your watched TikTok videos:

Step 1: After clicking on the Download option you’ll be redirected to the login page of TikTok on the browser.

Step 2: You’ve to use the correct details to log in to your existing account.

Step 3: After you’ve logged in you’ll need to verify your account. Click on the Verify and Download button to continue with the process.

Verify and Download

Step 4: This is an important step in the process of downloading your data which needs to be done carefully.

Step 5: After successful verification, your screen will pop up with a message box. You need to tap on Download.

Step 6: From the Files section, you need to open the zip file.

Step 7: Opening the zip files will display several .txt files that you can open.  Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the ‘Video browsing History’ file.

Video browsing History file

Step 8: You’ve to click on it to open the Video browsing History file.

Video browsing History file

After it opens, you’ll be able to find all the links to the TikTok videos that you have watched. It will also show you the date and time when you watched it last time.

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