If you've ever felt swamped by YouTube's incessant video suggestions, here's some refreshing news. Ever thought of a cleaner, simpler YouTube homepage? Your wish just got granted! YouTube's latest update promises a cleaner UI for those who decide to switch off their watch history. Now, you can take a breather and enjoy a more refined viewing experience without drowning in a sea of video recommendations.
Previously, turning off your watch history meant little in terms of curbing the bombardment of video suggestions. But now, the tides have changed. With this update, a turned-off watch history ensures that the only constants on your homepage are the search bar and quick-access shortcuts to ‘Subscriptions’, ‘Shorts’, and ‘Library’.
According to Google, "This revamped experience aims to spotlight how certain YouTube features use watch history for video recommendations. It’s tailor-made for users who prefer searching over sifting through suggestions."
While this update is gradually rolling out, there's a minor hiccup. Some iOS users have reported buffering issues on YouTube TV and YouTube Primetime Channels. While YouTube acknowledged the problem, it's yet to provide a complete solution. Interestingly, this buffering issue doesn't seem to plague Android users or other devices.
Stay tuned for more updates and experience the new YouTube, where simplicity meets functionality!