YouTube recommendations can be sucks at times. For instance, you accidentally watched an horror video on YouTube, YouTube will continue recommending similar videos whenever you open the YouTube app or even through web.
So how do you prevent this?
That is where incognito mode comes, YouTube won’t suggest you any video related to what you have watched before using incognito mode.
Incognito mode gives you the ability to use YouTube without your activities influencing your experience.
If you don’t want YouTube to suggest you videos related to what you’ve watched before, incognito mode is the way to go.
What is Incognito Mode?
According to Android Authority;
The word incognito means to hide one’s true identity. Incognito mode on Android devices is just that; it’s a way to hide as you travel the web. As realized in Google Chrome on Android, Incognito mode hides your browsing history so others can’t see the websites you’ve visited. In effect, it masks your footprints across the web.
Now that you know about incognito mode, I know you will want to know how to use the incognito mode.
How to Switch On YouTube Incognito Mode?
- Open the YouTube app and tap on your profile icon in the top right corner.
- Then select “Turn On Incognito” to watch YouTube videos without your activities influencing your experience.
How to Turn Off Incognito Mode on YouTube
Turning off YouTube incognito mode is simple, you have to open the app, and visit the library bottom right corner.
- Tap on the library and hit “Turn Off Incognito”.
- Then the YouTube will automatically back it itself.
You can watch the YouTube video above to make you understand how to switch on/off the YouTube incognito mode for Android.
You can try this method on iOS devices, however, iOS version of this article is coming.