How To Delete Reddit History | 4 Easy Ways

Reddit, also known as ‘the front page of the internet ,’ is a well-known social media platform with about 430 million monthly active users. This site was ranked as the 8th most popular website in the world. It is a place where a large number of people share their content and comment on other users’ posts. Reddit has several categories under it, known as ‘subreddit.’ Reddit helps us connect with people on the other end of the world, contains knowledge of all the topics, keeps users updated on daily news, and acts as a streaming platform.


Sometimes, we all regret what we’ve searched for, be it our ex’s profile or that one annoying cousin. Don’t worry. We have got you covered. Deleting your Reddit history is just as easy as clearing your google history. 

In this article, we will talk about some of the easy, hassle-free steps on how to erase Reddit history and get rid of all your guilt.

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Steps On How To Delete Reddit History

Following are some of the easiest ways to to learn how to delete Reddit history in no time

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Clear Reddit Search History

All you gotta do is follow the steps mentioned below and you will learn how to delete Reddit history

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  1. Open your Reddit app/website
  2. Login into your account login to account
  3. At the top of the window, Click the search bar.
  4. Search bar will show a list of your searches 
  5. Tap on the X present in front of each search you wish to delete
  6. You have to repeat doing this until all the desired items are deleted

The selected searches will be deleted.

Note: Steps will only delete the history from the device you’re using Reddit from/ To clear it from everywhere, you have to follow the process on every device using your Reddit account.

Clear Browsing History

Here are some quick and simple steps on how to delete Reddit history from your account

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  1. Open the Reddit app on your device, for example, android, IOS, etc.
  2. Login to your account
  3. On the top right, tap on your profile icon
  4. At the bottom of the menu, click on settings
  5. Scroll at the bottom and click on clear local history under the ‘advanced’ header clear local history
  6. The confirmation tab will appear 

These steps will delete your browsing history.

Clear Your Reddit Posts And Comments History (Manually)

Here are some simple steps you can follow to delete your posts/comments

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  1. Open Reddit website
  2. Log in to your account
  3. Tap on my profile
  4. Tap on post and comments at the top of the window
  5. All your posts and comments will be displayed
  6. On a phone/tablet, just tap on the post or comment you wish to delete
  7. On a computer, tap on the three dots button to delete the post or commentclear manually
  8. Click on delete from the menu

These steps will delete your post/comment. Repeat these steps if you wish to delete other posts or comments.

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Clear Your Reddit Posts And Comments Using Chrome Extension

Tired of deleting all the posts/comments one by one? Here’s what you can do

nuke history

This extension is used when you wish to delete all your posts and comments.

  1. Open your preferred browser.
  2. On your browser, open this link Nuke Reddit Extension
  3. Download the extension, then add it to extension
  4. Click on Add extension to install it.

The extension has been successfully installed on your device. Now all you have to do it

  1. Log in to your Reddit account
  2. Open your profile
  3. Open the Nuke Reddit extension you just installed
  4. Click on ‘overwrite and delete all my comments and/or posts

These steps will delete all comments and/or posts.

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How to clear Reddit history on an iphone?

Log in to your Reddit app, then go to setting. At the bottom, there will be an option for clear local history. Click on clear local history to clear the history you wish to delete

Can other users see my Reddit history?

No, they can only see on which subreddit you post or comment. They can also see who you upvote/downvote for if your votes are public. However, you can always turn this feature off.

How to delete messages on Reddit?

On Reddit, you have to delete all the messages one by one. Here's what you should do Open your Reddit app Log in to your account Open the particular chat Select the chat Long press on that message and click on confirm Do follow these steps as many times as you wish to delete any chat.

How to delete the Reddit cache?

On an IOS device, you have to delete the app in order to delete the cache. On your Android device, go to settings, open Reddit, and click on clear cache.

Is Reddit a safe app

Reddit is indeed a safe place, but it is not meant for kids. Nor should an adult reveal their personal information there. If you avoid these things, then Reddit is one of the safest social media platforms.

Can I track a user on the Reddit app?

No, there is no way by which you can track another user on Reddit. Most users do not change their pre-assigned usernames, which makes it hard for others to identify their identity. And moreover, Reddit uses URLs that cannot identify one's identity in any manner.

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In this article, we told you about how to delete Reddit history in a hassle-free manner which requires no time. All you have to do is follow these easy steps, and you will be able to delete your posts and/or comments selectively or collectively however you want and on whatever device you want on. Now, have a look at all the ways by which you can save yourself from the embarrassment that your posts/comments of 2016 can cause you, and choose the suitable method for yourself. If you are aware of any other ways how to delete Reddit history, do let us know. 

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