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Unhook - Remove YouTube Recommended Videos

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Hide YouTube related videos, comments, shorts tab, suggestions wall, homepage recommendations, trending, and other distractions.

Image from store Unhook - Remove YouTube Recommended Videos
Description from store A browser extension to remove YouTube distractions, including the recommended sidebar, endscreen video suggestions, user comments, homepage related videos feed, trending tab, turn off autoplay or annotations, and more. Toggle the options through the popup to customize your own YouTube experience! Compatible with mobile YouTube, m.youtube.com, through Firefox on Android. Also works on video embeds. Request a feature: https://forms.gle/eJTVhmGtG5zp6YQE7 Unhook YouTube is available as an add-on for: - Firefox: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/youtube-recommended-videos/ - Microsoft Edge: https://microsoftedge.microsoft.com/addons/detail/unhook-remove-youtube-r/hebpjnnclppdnfghdnmhgdljmjpfhggk If you find Unhook useful, please consider making a donation: PayPal.me/unhook OPTIONS: - Hide Homepage Feed - Hide Video Sidebar - Hide Recommended (Related Videos) - Hide Live Chat - Hide Playlist - Hide End Screen Videowall - Hide End Screen Cards - Hide Comments - Hide Profile Photos - Hide Mix Radio Playlists - Hide Merch, Tickets, Offers - Hide Video Info - Hide Video Buttons Bar (share, likes, dislikes) - Hide Channel (profile + subscribe button) - Hide Video Description - Hide Top Header - Hide Notification Bell - Hide Irrelevant Search Results ("Related to your search", "Latest from", "Searches related to", "People also search for", etc.) - Hide Explore and Trending - Hide More from YouTube - Hide Shorts Tab - Hide and Redirect Subscriptions - Disable Autoplay - Disable Annotations YouTube is a trademark of Google Inc. Use of this trademark is subject to Google Permissions.

Latest reviews

  • (2024-01-28) David: The YT suggestion algo is designed to hook you in and suck the life out of you slowly but surely. Fight back with unhook and enjoy an increase in peace and serenity.
  • (2024-01-13) Anna: Amazing extension. Once you try it, you can't go without it. Wanted to report a bug though. I have bookmarked Youtube on my bookmarks bar, and for some reason the extension causes the bookmark to get triggered by mouse hovering (without having to click on the bookmark). Some times I accidentally pass my mouse over it while dragging tabs and it is annoying that my page gets re-directed to Youtube. Wondering if anyone else has come across that.
  • (2024-01-13) Vivien Aubke: Please implement shortcuts. I want to be able to enable and disable the video sidebar with a simple keyboard click.
  • (2023-11-14) Rama Gakii: If you have challenges with focusing, this is the best extension for you. I saved a lot of time by turning it on. Now I am not addicted to clicking on recommendations or watching the next video. Thank you so much to the developer, and I encourage everyone to DONATE, this is an extremely helpful app if you want to FOCUS on one video and then go back to doing other productive matters.
  • (2023-11-10) Maxim Müller: Really good extension with a lot of settings. Does what it should perfectly. Thank you!
  • (2023-11-09) Said Mammadli: Perfect!
  • (2023-11-07) Matías Pacheco: Increíble. Me lo recomendaron y es más de lo que esperaba. 11/10.
  • (2023-11-06) cuckoo head: It's a must have if you want to take your free time back and put it to good use instead of falling down the youtube rabbit hole. Also that person who said "Useless. Doesn't do anything. And most of the reviews read like fake reviews." is most likely an idiot that couldn't figure out how to turn the extension on lol
  • (2023-11-06) Dakota Fiereck: works great
  • (2023-11-06) Ola Winje: Perfect to remove distractions, and super configurable. Now I only turn on Notifications when I have time to catch the content. Before that the notifications were catching me 24/7.
  • (2023-11-04) Legion: Useless. Doesn't do anything. And most of the reviews read like fake reviews.
  • (2023-11-03) asd asd: nice
  • (2023-11-02) GOKUL K: Much needed extension.
  • (2023-11-01) Harsh Prajapati: help to incrise my work ability thank you
  • (2023-10-30) Steven Berkowitz: This is so useful, I feel like I can use youtube again without getting sucked in.
  • (2023-10-29) Ezra Oppenheimer: has everything you could ask for. SUPER configurable.
  • (2023-10-29) Huang Guan: thanks for developer create this amazing extensions it's really useful
  • (2023-10-28) Marcello Molinaro: I love this! It reduces falling down youtube black holes!
  • (2023-10-28) Alexandros Papadopoulos: ευχαριστω πολυ!!! thank you!! from Greece
  • (2023-10-28) Banke Akande: Just what I need to reduce distractions!!!
  • (2023-10-27) Vince Kilaka: perfect
  • (2023-10-27) Professor Battleground: Best for avoid distractions
  • (2023-10-27) Max Galbraith: This extension is so helpful when it comes to productivity. YouTube is one of the best platforms to gain knowledge and learn new things but it's also the biggest entertainment website. It's very easy to get distracted by other things on YouTube and UnHook gives you a customisable way to block out any distractions. It is a MUST HAVE for anybody who gets distracted while watching YouTube for genuinely helpful reasons and wants to stop entertainment videos from popping up.
  • (2023-10-26) Alfonso Gutierrez: This is dope. Huge W for my life I was able to eliminate most distractions on my phone but needed that extra push to eliminate PC distractions. Super customizable as well so 10/10
  • (2023-10-24) Luka Fedin: Does what it says. No complaints on my behalf.
  • (2023-10-24) Baxton: Super
  • (2023-10-24) Mikko Välisalmi: Although it's hard to estimate, I'd guess that this extension will increase my lifetime earnings by thousands of €/$. Less time wasted, clearer headspace -> massively increased productivity and life satisfaction.
  • (2023-10-24) Jubayer Ahmad: It is not just saving my time, it literally saving my life! <3
  • (2023-10-23) Syed Muhammad Kumail Rizvi: 100% recommended to boost productivity and focus and not just mindlessly watching self help podcasts without putting in the work.
  • (2023-10-22) kevin treguier: Une des meilleurs extensions de chrome
  • (2023-10-21) Luca Sinigaglia: i finally feel free after so much time
  • (2023-10-21) Morris PDL: Essential to Maximizing life. Thank You.
  • (2023-10-20) David: Works well, thanks a lot
  • (2023-10-20) Wade Wilson: This was fast. For a non-technical computer user, I was able to use it immediately to help stop the YouTube sidebar distractions. Five stars!
  • (2023-10-20) Eric Gonzalez: Incredible program, an absolute must for anyone who does not have a will of titanium.
  • (2023-10-20) William Guerrand: I use this every day. Very intuitive, increases productivity. Nothing negative to say. Simply put: A well built tool which removes the dopamine-driven Youtube recommendation system and helps you focus on what you really want to watch.
  • (2023-10-20) Ахмад Аушев: 10/10, damn it's literally best extension extension for youtube, it's as good as Enhancer for youtube. Now i have finally most productive and best youtube because i don't need to worry about that dumb shorts or mix feature who only google uses
  • (2023-10-19) BTEXX: Amazing! Needs a mobile chrome version to cover all its spots. Maybe an app?
  • (2023-10-19) Raza Aftab: Gave me a space to breathe. Thanks for creating it.
  • (2023-10-19) Algo hacker: VERY NICE
  • (2023-10-18) Eric Guhl: this extension is the best thing to ever happen to me... the mobile app is still the wild west tho, but i turned my phone to grayscale iot deter my usage there tho...
  • (2023-10-18) Abhishek Shenoy: This thing is only for future successful people 💖
  • (2023-10-18) Bible Thumper: I wonder if this extension is what prevents youtube's new adblock rule from being effective on my browser? Guess we'll see
  • (2023-10-17) Vandit Shah: A Genius Idea that would never have clicked me...
  • (2023-10-15) Julius Bhuiyan: BRILLIANT
  • (2023-10-14) shubha adhikary: THANK Y'll SO MUCH FOR REMOVING MY YT DISCRATION LVL FROM 100--20
  • (2023-10-14) Mrtamps: great for not getting distracted
  • (2023-10-11) Joshua Crigger: A world in which I am no bombarded with ads and YouTube's trash recommendations. LOVE IT!!! Thank you!!
  • (2023-10-11) Edward Liu: saved me so much time from freakin YT addictive algorithms
  • (2023-10-11) Jonas Gantner: This has probably saved me hundreds of hours by just turning the youtube homepage into a blank page with only the search bar and hiding all recommendations besides a video. Thank you!

Latest issues

  • (2023-11-10, v:1.6.2) Prem Kumar Dudi: How to install
    There is no installation option
  • (2023-11-04, v:1.6.2) Vitor Justamand: Some features you can add
    When I disable recommendations while I'm watching a video, the player should automatically open in theater mode(it can be chosen by the user in the addon menu). I'd like to have some way to disable those shorts suggentions on yt home
  • (2023-11-02, v:1.6.2) Rohit Gangurde: Unhook problem
    Hyy this YouTube unhook not support in andoride phone
  • (2023-10-29, v:1.6.2) Mahdi Hasan: Give option to add Keyboard Shortcut for turning the extension on or off.
    Give option to add Keyboard Shortcut for turning the extension on or off.
  • (2023-10-21, v:1.6.2) Georgia Brisco: not working :(
    hi there, mac chrome user here and this isn't working :(
  • (2023-10-16, v:1.6.2) Aniruddha Sharma: Add to Chrome option is not working
    Add to Chrome option is not working
  • (2023-10-13, v:1.6.2) HARSH: YouTube
    How to hide home page
  • (2023-10-12, v:1.6.2) Charisma: Where to get/how to install iphone
    Hello, I can't figure out where to get this app (not in apple store), or how to install it into my YouTube mobile app if it is already somewhere on my phone. Are you able to help me, please?
  • (2023-10-10, v:1.6.2) Pawanpreet Kaur 363: Regarding installation
    Why it isn't working for YouTube app
  • (2023-10-02, v:1.6.2) Basrur Krishna: Subtitles vanish when video paused
    There is a little bug... subtitles go away when video paused... Not a showstopper but inconvenient....not being able to pause the video and take time to read subtitles completely.
  • (2023-09-30, v:1.6.2) Ammar Mohamed: I can`t to download this nice extention
    I download this perfect extention in the past then I do a format for Pc and this extention was removed but Now when I want to download it show for me message "this items is aready installed" I try alot but always show The same message I hope to respond me in The fastest time because I need it alot
  • (2023-09-28, v:1.6.2) Ezy Bruker: Redirect Subscriptions to: https://m.youtube.com/feed/channels
    Can you add another option for "hiding subscription" so that instead hiding everything... I can choose to have it redirects me to the list of people I am subscribed to " https://m.youtube.com/feed/channels "
  • (2023-09-26, v:1.6.2) Fred Flint: please add remove short bar when we search
    please add remove short bar after search ,we can see many time a bar for short suggestion when we scroll our search,put there too boost boring short video
  • (2023-09-09, v:1.6.2) Rustam Gurbanov: Can't remove shorts in the subscription section
    Tell me how to remove shorts from the phone in the subscription section?
  • (2023-09-08, v:1.6.2) Kushagra Agarwal: bug while using google engine
    whenever i use this extension my web page converts to old ui of google search engine. look into the matter plz
  • (2023-09-07, v:1.6.2) Mustafa Ali: Youtube is not working
    I guess there is the a bug when I to turn unhook on Youtube just displays a white screen
  • (2023-08-18, v:1.6.2) Aleksa Zecevic: Block other videos when watching a video
    So basically when you watch it in full screen you can drag your screen up so that you can chose new videos to watch.
  • (2023-08-10, v:1.6.2) Mobameddaahird: Channelmiddle
    We are a team very process and we
  • (2023-08-03, v:1.6.2) Mirsad: Hide Video Sidebar
    "Hide Video Sidebar" crops the video when centered
  • (2023-07-29, v:1.6.2) Robert Frazer: Unhook not working
    Hello - I installed Unhook for a new Chrome/google profile and it's not working. It still works on my main profile. My main profile is a Google Business (Google Apps) account, but the new one is a regular account. Any suggestions? I have tried closing all Chrome windows and restarting them but no change. Thank you, Robert
  • (2023-07-21, v:1.6.2) Noah Raskin: Unhook ruins Ambient Mode
    Unhook ruins Ambient Mode, leaving a black background behind the navbar where the search is. When Unhook is removed you can see how YouTube is intended to look and it looks much better. Please fix this issue with Ambient Mode.
  • (2023-07-05, v:1.6.2) Hello Mate: Does not block youtube shorts
    If I watch one short video other short videos play automatically. Is there any settings to block shorts recommendations?
  • (2023-06-20, v:1.6.2) vlād: Breaks my youtube
    Breaks my youtube by not showing any video items at all.
  • (2023-06-17, v:1.6.2) Violet: Some functions do not work when the language setting is set to Japanese.
    Cannot hide short tabs and videos.
  • (2023-05-21, v:1.6.2) Nao Kanzaki: The extension has never worked
    Have installed the extension twice with no success. Nothing has changed as all of the shorts, comments and whatever else still appears and have I installed it wrong? Am on Windows 10 and use Chrome, I have no clue what the problem would be.
  • (2023-04-24, v:1.6.2) Aubrey Salmins: Cannot access settings while extension is enabled
    Sometimes when I click the settings button the settings menu will close immediately, or almost immediately after opening. This makes it very hard to choose a video quality.
  • (2023-04-02, v:1.6.2) Aarjav Dua: Disabling all shorts tabs on searching something on youtube
    Hello, Adding an option that disables all shorts tabs videos that show up after searching something on youtube would be really helpful. Hope you take this into consideration. Btw, this extension is really useful. Thank you.
  • (2023-03-30, v:1.6.2) ASUNDER: couple more things
    I wish there was a way to kill that youtube miniplayer trash. Wow is it ever horrendous. And some way to force youtube to regenerate new recommendations, instead of recommending the same videos over and over again. Thanks for the good extension.
  • (2023-03-29, v:1.6.2) Die Google: Disable thumbnail from playing video?
    I'm looking for an extension that keeps the stupid thumbnail from playing when you hover your cursor over it.
  • (2023-03-13, v:1.6.2) Continental Nobleman: Is there a solution?
    Seems to have stopped working. Only way found to turn off suggested videos (right side with all the thumbnails) is to turn off subscriptions (left panel), which I need. Very sad.
  • (2023-03-01, v:1.6.2) Dwayne Williams: Keep search when hiding Top Header
    Hello, Love the extension. is it possible to add the option to keep the search in the Top Header but hides everything else?
  • (2023-03-01, v:1.6.2) l52: Conflict with Pockettube
    Hey! The "hide explore, trending" option causes a conflict with the Pockettube extension. Just wanted to give a heads up. It causes the extension to keep refreshing the homepage, making it unusable. I love your extension! Use it daily.
  • (2023-02-25, v:1.6.2) gio: Prevent scrolling beyond subscribed creators' Shorts
    Sometimes the creators that I'm subscribed to post Shorts instead of regular videos. However, if I scroll down below the Short that I initially opened, other similar shorts will follow, seemingly to no end. It would be amazing if scrolling down did nothing instead, so I don't have to worry about accidentally spiralling down into the endless Shorts feed all over again. It could be something like making the down arrow key or scroll keybinds do nothing.
  • (2023-02-23, v:1.6.2) D SG: Add option hide shorts from subscriptions feed
    Hi, thank you for this wonderful extension, I would add an option to hide shorts from subscriptions feed. Youtube is becoming in tiktok and shorts are so annoying
  • (2023-02-23, v:1.6.2) Ankur Soni: Not download this app
    This app don't download my Google Chrome browser
  • (2022-03-13, v:1.5.8) Jose: add option disable animations previsualizations/image on mouse over the titles
    the files of of animations (webp or gif) are very heavy for load the page add option for disable title image loads
  • (2022-03-13, v:1.5.8) Tanmay Roy: SUPPORT ON MOBILES
    Hey thanks a lot i cant say how much it helps me to save my time. But isnt there way to use this extension as a apk file in Youtube mobile application? I mean not using YT via any browser?
  • (2022-03-10, v:1.5.8) Eden L: Recommendations are still gone after disabling it
    Hey, it doesn't go back to the default view even after I disable the "Hide Recommendations" option. There are still no videos on the side. How can I solve this?
  • (2022-03-08, v:1.5.7) Johan Stevens: extension not working!
    Hi there, I was so glad with this extension because it saves a lot of time and distraction. I use it maybe for a year. But now, since 2 weeks? the extension is not working anymore! I have cleaned the cache and delete cookies already. What can I do? Thanks in advance.
  • (2022-02-25, v:1.5.6) Eric Ossinger: 'shorts' not hidden
    When I do a search, the results still include 'shorts' even though I have 'Hide shorts' enabled (and I did do a browser and page refresh).
  • (2022-02-16, v:1.5.5) Dmitry Okulich-Kazarin: Comments still appear sometimes
    Comments under video always appear again when video ends and the end cards shown. Also, comment section under Youtube news is still shown.
  • (2022-02-16, v:1.5.5) Dmitry Okulich-Kazarin: New useful feature
    Please add an option to remove news from chanels tab that now appears after two rows of videos on main screen feed. It would be super useful
  • (2022-01-29, v:1.5.5) Lucian Andries: Yes, but actually no!
    Hey. Can you make the Live Chat and the chat after the stream is over, to just Collapse, instead of fully hiding it? Meaning, leave the buttons as they are, so we can get back the chat if we need to. Please!
  • (2022-01-24, v:1.5.5) Israel Micozzi: Remove Shorts
    Please add an option to remove Shorts from the sidebar if you can. Everything else works fine.
  • (2022-01-22, v:1.5.5) The Real Paranormal Investigation And Research: removed this video unacceptable not happen https://youtube.com/biXKxQClwcz tke it down or lawsuit for traffican human sex on youtube leeting them break the la
    Take down human and sex and prosittsion and false claim off you tube now
  • (2022-01-17, v:1.5.5) Alessandro Chieffi: +++The extension is ALMOST perfect+++
    Hello, I really appreciate your work and I believe this Unhook is better than any other else, BUT there is a small thing missing yet, in my opinion. The Feed/Library button on the left ( https://imgur.com/a/w9rhQ3I ), should have an option to be removed. Thanks in the case it will be possible, and thanks even if it's not!
  • (2022-01-08, v:1.5.5) Benoît Molherat: Error and take a click back
    I clicked by mistake several time (onto videos i love) since i installed it, and this is very frustrating !! Can you think of an user-friendly to remove a "dislike", a mistake that was done on a youtube recommandation icon ? Regards, BM
  • (2022-01-04, v:1.5.5) LoriCat: "More From Youtube" is not hidden.
    Yes, I made sure to enable it. Refreshing the page does not make a difference. Any suggestions?
  • (2021-12-30, v:1.5.5) Ovanes Vardanian: YouTube new design
    Please adapt your extension for the new YouTube design, where comments are on the right, etc. Thanks for the extension!
  • (2021-12-27, v:1.5.2) 허태웅: unhook 확장프로그램이 어느 순간부터 끄고 켜도 계속 유튜브 추천 영상이랑 댓글이 안나오네요.
    원래는 확장프로그램을 끄면 유튜브 추천 영상이랑 댓글이 다시 다 보였는데 이제는 확장프로그램을 끄거나 켜도 그대로 유튜브 추천 영상이랑 댓글이 항상 안 나오네요.


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4.9 (1,908 votes)
Last update / version
2023-12-17 / 1.6.3
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