YouTube
playbook Template

Get data from the currently opened YouTube history page

This Playbook will extract a list of YouTube videos from the watched history.

This is a Bardeen playbook. It's a pre-built automation template you can run in one-click to perform a repetitive task. Get started with our free Chrome extension.

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How does this automation work?

Bardeen's Playbook "Get data from the currently opened YouTube history page" is designed to help you quickly extract a list of watched YouTube videos for data sourcing and research purposes. This can be particularly useful for content creators, marketers, and researchers who need to analyze viewing habits or track video engagement over time without manual data entry.

Here is the step-by-step guide to use this workflow:

  • Step 1: Scrape YouTube History - The Scraper command is used to collect data directly from your currently opened YouTube history page. You can specify the maximum number of video history items to extract according to your needs.
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How to run the workflow

Looking for a simple way to extract your watched YouTube videos from your history? Look no further! This Playbook is here to make your life easier. With just a few clicks, you can effortlessly extract a comprehensive list of all the YouTube videos you've watched.

Manually scrolling through your entire watch history can be time-consuming and frustrating. This automation eliminates that hassle, allowing you to quickly access and organize your watched videos.

Whether you're a content creator looking to analyze your viewing patterns, a researcher seeking references, or simply someone who wants to revisit their favorite videos, this Playbook caters to a range of use cases. Easily compile playlists, track your viewing habits, or create curated content recommendations based on your history. 

Simplify your YouTube video management with this efficient and user-friendly automation.

Let’s set it up!

Step 1: Pin the playbook

You will be redirected to install the browser extension when you run it for the first time. 

Click the “Pin it” button at the top of this page to get this automation saved to your Playbook, if you already have the Bardeen extension installed.

Step 2: Run the playbook to scrape data from YouTube

Navigate to the YouTube history page and press Option + B on Mac or ALT + B on a Windows machine on your keyboard to launch Bardeen. Click on the playbook card and run the automation.

Bardeen will ask you to specify the number of results you want to get.

The playbook will get data from the currently opened YouTube history page and display it on the screen. 

You can also edit the playbook and add your next action to further customize the automation.

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You can also find more about how to improve your personal productivity and automate your data sourcing and research process.

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Get data from the currently opened YouTube history page
Get data from the currently opened YouTube history page
Get data from the currently opened YouTube history page
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FAQs

Bardeen - Playbook / Autobooks: Is it possible to create a Playbook that scrapes data from a website and sends it as an email attachment?

You can create a Bardeen Playbook to scrape data from a website and then send that data as an email attachment.

Youtube: Can I download a Youtube video to my computer using Bardeen?

Unfortunately, Bardeen is not able to download videos to your computer.

Google Sheets: What is the best way to export data to Google Sheets?

Exporting data (ex: scraped data or app data) from Bardeen to Google Sheets is possible with our action to “Add Rows to Google Sheets”.

Meetings: Is there a playbook to record and summarize meetings?

There isn't a specific AI use case available for automatically recording and summarizing meetings at the moment

Playbooks/Autobooks: How do I edit an action in a Playbook or Autobook?

Please follow the following steps to edit an action in a Playbook or Autobook.

Scraper: How can I get data from multiple sections of a profile (Eg: getting the experience section on a linkedin profile)?

Cases like this require you to scrape the links to the sections and use the background scraper to get details from every section.

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