How To See Facebook Watch History?

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You often spend hours scrolling through your news feed on Facebook, enjoying the plethora of content the social media giant has to offer.

You end up viewing and liking some of them and the scroll ahead.

But then, one fine day, you wake up with this urge to watch a specific video you viewed last Thursday, or you realize that one of those watched videos was very important from a professional point of view!! 

What do you do then? Don’t Worry!! Facebook’s handy feature, Watch History, is here to rescue you.

An option under the Activity Log option on Facebook, Watch History, is the simplest way on Facebook for you to reunite with all the watched videos before on Facebook. 

What Is Facebook Watch History?

Facebook Watch History is a treasure trove of all the videos you have taken a genuine interest in and watched out of interest or to gain knowledge about a specific thing.

You can always fall back on the Watch History feature when you are in dire need of rewatching a video on Facebook. 

How To Watch Recently Watched Videos On Facebook?

Steps To Watch Recently Watched Videos On Facebook:

Step 1: Access your private Facebook account.

Step 2: Press the Video icon at the top of your Facebook page.

Step 3: A set of new icons appear- For you, Live, Gaming, Followed, Saved. tap on the“Saved” option.

Step 4: A drop-down menu appears. Tap on the “Watch History” option.

Step 5: This will open all the recently watched videos on Facebook.

How To See Recently Watched Reels On Facebook?

Steps To See Recently Watched Reels On Facebook:

Step 1: Look for the “Menu” option and click on it.

Step 2: Tap on the “Settings” and then, tap on the“Privacy” option.

Step 3: From the drop-down menu, tap on the“activity log” button under the “Your Information” option.

Step 4: Tap on the drop-down menu next to “interactions” and then, press on “Likes and Reactions.”

Step 5: All the Facebook posts and reels that you have liked while watching them are visible here. 

Step 6: Tap on the three dots on the right of each liked reel and then, click on “View” to watch the reel again. 

Also Read: How To Clear Facebook Cache?

Videos You’ve Watched On Facebook Not Working 

Videos you’ve watched on Facebook not working means your Watch History is not accessible or the videos on the list won’t play normally.

Are you facing issues while trying to access your watch history on Facebook? Here are some ways you can solve the problem-

  • Try restarting your computer or browser. You can also delete your browser history and try again.
  • Try updating the browser you are using to access Facebook. Use the latest version of your browser to access Facebook. 
  • Check your Internet connection and try again to access your Watch History.


Old videos can sometimes be helpful at a later point in your life or you may just want to share them with your near and dear ones when you meet them later.

Facebook’s Watch History feature becomes your savior!!