How to Watch Recently Viewed Videos on Facebook? (UPDATED)

When using Facebook, you might watch a video and then continue browsing. However, later, you may want to find the video again, and this becomes a challenge.

Have you ever faced this situation? If so, we understand how frustrating this can be.

We’ve all faced the challenge of not being able to find something when we need it. Even though Facebook has a separate tab for videos, finding videos you’ve recently watched can be tricky. Videos on your timeline are updated frequently, so it’s unlikely to find them in your Facebook video log.

Many users on and off the Facebook platform have raised this issue. But don’t worry; we are here to help and guide you “How to Watch Recently Viewed Videos on Facebook.”

How to Find Recently Watched Videos on Facebook Web?

It doesn’t matter if you just watched the video or some time ago. Every time you watch a video, it is saved in the “History of recently watched videos” on your Facebook profile.

So how do I find this list of videos? To access it, follow these steps:

STEP 1: Open Facebook.comand log in with your username and password.

Enter Facebook

STEP 2: Go to your profile, by clicking your profile picture icon in the top right corner and by clicking your name in the drop-down menu.

Go to your Profile

STEP 3: Click on “three dots” icon (on the right side of the page) and then select it “Activity log” from the menu.

Access Activity Log

STEP 4: Click on “Videos you’ve watched” choice.

Videos You've Watched

STEP 5: There he is. In this section, you will find a list of videos you have recently watched.

Videos you've watched

Notes: You have the option to delete videos from your history. If you want to remove a specific video from the list, click the “three dots” next to the video thumbnail. Then, select “Delete” option from the menu that appears.

Deleting Video Watch History on the Web:

If you want to delete your entire video viewing history, click the “Delete Video Watch History” option above. This will delete all your video viewing history.

Delete Video Watch History

How to Find Recently Watched Videos on Facebook App?

Viewing recently watched Facebook videos on your Android device is very simple. Follow the steps below:

STEP 1: Open the Facebook app and log in to your account.

Open the Facebook Application

STEP 2: Tap the menu icon in the top right corner of the screen.

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STEP 3: Tap your profile name located at the top of the screen to open your profile page.

STEP 4: Tap the three-dot symbol which you will find in the section where your profile information is displayed, usually near the “Edit profile” button. This will open a menu with additional options.

Tap the three dots

STEP 5: Tap “Activity log.” This option allows you to see a record of your recent activity on Facebook.

Tap Activity Log

STEP 6: Tap “Other actions and activities that are logged.” This will take you to a page where you can view your activity history including video watch history on Facebook.

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STEP 7: Tap “Videos you’ve watched“. This option will take you to a list of videos you previously watched on Facebook.

Recently Watched Videos on Android

STEP 8: Just that. You will find a list of videos you have recently watched. You can click on the video to watch it again.

NOTES: Unfortunately, you can’t tap on the video to watch it in the facebook app, it’s only available on the PC/Web version. But you can see the thumbnail of the video and the name of the person who posted the video.

If you want to delete your entire video viewing history using the Facebook app, just tap “Delete Video Watch History” option above. This will immediately delete all your video viewing history.

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How to Find Recently Watched Facebook Videos on iPhone

To View recently watched Facebook videos on your iOS device. Follow the easy steps below:

STEP 1: Open the Facebook app by tapping on it and signing in.

Open the Facebook Application

STEP 2: Tap the menu icon in the bottom right corner of the screen to see the options.

Open Menu

STEP 3: Tap your profile name located at the top of the screen to open your profile page.

Tap Profile Name

STEP 4: Tap on the three dots symbol which you will find in the top right corner of the screen. This will open a menu with additional options.

Click three dots 1 1

STEP 5: Tap “Activity log.” This option allows you to see a record of your recent activity on Facebook.

Tap Activity Log

STEP 6: Tap on “Video Watched” button to open the history page of recently watched videos in the Facebook app.

Tap the Watched Videos Button

STEP 7: There he is. Here you will see the history of all videos watched on Facebook.

Watch Recently Viewed Videos

NOTES: Unfortunately, you can’t tap on the video to watch it in the facebook app, it’s only available on the PC/Web version. But you can see the thumbnail of the video and the name of the person who posted the video.

Conclusion

Losing interesting videos on your Facebook Watch page is a common frustration that occurs due to accidental refreshes. Luckily, the above method helps you easily find recently watched Facebook videos.

FAQs

How to find watched videos on Facebook Lite?

This is pretty easy. Go to settings, go to “Settings and Privacy,” and finally accessing “Activity log” to see recently watched videos on Facebook Lite.

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