How To See Tiktok Videos You’ve Viewed Previously

Your Quick Answer:

  1. To see TikTok videos that you already viewed, first of all, go to “App Store” and update the “TikTok” app. Then, open TikTok and go to the “Profile” page.
  2. Click on the “Me” option on the home screen to go to the “Profile” page. Over there, tap on the “Menu” icon, which is the “Three horizontal lines” on the top right corner, and, select > “Settings and Privacy”.
  3. Under the “Settings and Privacy” tab, scroll down the list and choose > “Watch History”. On the opened screen, you will find the all previously watch videos.
  4. Also, make sure the option to collect the watch history is ON. For that, tap on the “Settings” icon in the top right corner of the Watch History tab.
  5. Check the green button in front of the “Watch History” option. The green button means the option is ON. 

What is TikTok Watch History?

What is TikTok Watch History

TikTok Watch History is the collection of videos that you have watched on TikTok. On the “For You” tab, that is the video feed, when you scroll, watch, and like the video, it all gets saved under the watch history section on your account.

Also, if you open someone’s profile on TikTok, and watch any video, it is saved in history. But, only the last 7 days’ record will get saved under the watch history; according to the date and time, from the latest to the earliest. Not more than the last 7 days. 

Moreover, it is also beneficial when you wish to find any video that you saw 2 days back and forgot to save or pin. At that time, the TikTok watch history will work for you. 

🏷 Requirements:

There are some requirements for the TikTok watch history section such as the app should be up to date and most importantly, the ‘Watch history feature’ should be turned ON, Otherwise, the watch history would not get saved. Hence, fulfill the described requirements for having the watch history. 

Let’s learn about these two requirements in detail:

1. Should Update TikTok App:

Should Update TikTok App

The “Watch History” feature is recently added. IT was not before. Hence, for that reason, it is suggested that your TikTok application should be up to date. You must often update your application to enjoy all the new advancements in features.

However, to enjoy the ‘watch history’ feature, first of all, go to “Play Store” or “App Store” and search for the TikTok app and see whether there is an update available or not. If, there is, then, update the app. Once done, refresh your app and straight move towards the ‘Account Settings’ to enable the ‘Watch History’ option.

2. Watch History Should be Turned On:

The first requirement is that the TikTok application should be up to date, and the second requirement is the option of “Watch History” must be turned ON. Once you update the app, the newly added watch history option will get updated in the app. 

You must go to the account’s settings list and enable the history option. To do so, follow the steps:

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open the TikTok app and on the home screen toward the bottom right corner is “Me”. Tap on that and go to the “Profile” page. 

Click on profile icon

Step 2: On the profile page, click on “Three horizontal lines” on the top right to select > “Settings & Privacy”. 

Click on three line bar
tap on Settings and privacy

Step 3: Scroll the list and find > “Watch History” and over there, tap on the “Settings” icon on the top right and turn ON the option > “Watch History”. 

Click on Watch History
Click on gear icon
Enable Watch History

Step 4: That’s all. Now all the videos that you will watch will get saved under this head. Next, let’s learn to watch the videos under watch history.

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To see the TikTok videos that you have watched previously on your account, follow the procedure:

Step 1: Open TikTok & Go To profile

First of all, go to “App Store” and check whether the TikTok application is updated or not. If not, then it is a must that you update the app for this feature. 

Next, after updating the app, open the TikTok app. This time you will find the options little but advanced and updated to new positions. 

Well, to watch the history videos, you have to go to the ‘Profile’ section. For that, tap on the “Me” option in the bottom right corner of the home screen. Tap on “Me” and your profile page will appear on the screen. 

Click on profile icon

Step 2: Tap the “Menu” icon

On the profile page, you will get to see your profile picture, bio, username, and below that, the number of followers, following, total likes and posts, etc. Along with this, there will be some options on the top portion of the tab.

Click on three line bar

 

Now, you have to go to the “Menu” page. For that, look towards the top right corner of the profile screen. There you will see “Three Horizontal lines”. That is nothing, but the “Menu” icon. Tap on it and some options will appear on the lower section of the screen. 

Step 3: Select ‘Settings and privacy’

 The “Menu” icon on the Profile page will take you to the list of options where you will get “Settings and privacy”. When you will tap on Menu, a list will appear from the bottom. From that list, select > “Settings and Privacy”.

tap on Settings and privacy

Under this head, a long list of options will come up on the screen, which will help you see the desired saved data.  Now, on the list, search > “Watch History”. 

Click on Watch History

Step 4: Tap on ‘Watch history’ To Find Last 7 Days Record

Next, on the “Settings and Privacy” tab, scroll the list till the end and select > “Watch History”. The opened page will give you access to the last 7 days’ videos, that you have watched on your account. The videos would be arranged from the latest to the earliest watched manner. Remember, this is only the last 7 days’ data. 

Scroll the list and enjoy watching the videos again.

Step 5: Make Sure the option is Turned On

However, if on the “Watch History” tab, there is no video present, then, this means the option to save the watched videos is not ON. To enable the option, tap on the “Gear” icon, which is the “Settings” icon on the top right corner of the Watch History tab. And from the appeared option list from the bottom, turn ON the “Watch History” option. 

Click on gear icon

Make sure this option is turned ON, otherwise the videos won’t get saved. 

Enable Watch History

The Bottom Lines:

The “Watch History” is the recently added feature in the TikTok app. Hence, you must update the application. Once updated, make sure the “Watch History” option is saved. As all the users do not save their watch history, hence, TikTok has given them flexibility. However, to view the watch history, some to the “Settings and Privacy” tab and open “Watch History”, you will find the last 7 days watched the video there.

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