Unhook - Remove YouTube Recommended Videos

Unhook - Remove YouTube Recommended Videos

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

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What is Unhook - Remove YouTube Recommended Videos?

Unhook - Remove YouTube Recommended Videos is an Edge add-on that provides a simplified, distraction-free YouTube browsing experience. It hides several elements including recommended videos, live chat, mix radio playlists, video info, trending tab, top header, irrelevant search results, and more. The add-on also allows users to disable autoplay and annotations. It's compatible with mobile YouTube and works on classic YouTube and video embeds.

By: Unhook
Users: 29,817
Version: 1.6.2 (Last updated: 2023-01-02)
Creation date: 2021-12-27
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • webRequest
  • https://www.youtube.com/*
  • https://m.youtube.com/*
Size: 37.68K
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Unhook - Remove YouTube Recommended Videos
Unhook - Remove YouTube Recommended Videos (v1.6.2)
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A browser extension to eliminate distractions on YouTube, 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 Kiwi Browser or Yandex Browser on Android. Also works on classic/old YouTube and video embeds.

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If you find this extension useful, please support the project: PayPal.me/unhook


  • Hide Homepage Feed
  • Hide Video Sidebar
    • Hide Recommended (Related Videos)
    • Hide Live Chat
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User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Helps reduce screen time and focused browsing
  • Impressive level of customization options
  • Removes various distractions like info cards, comments, and recommendations
  • Helps increase productivity
  • Effective in breaking YouTube addiction
  • The disable autoplay feature may not always work
  • It doesn't seem to remove YouTube shorts themselves, only the shorts tab
  • Users have reported issues with the tool not turning on
  • End of video info cards and subtitles can still appear even after being turned off
Most mentioned
  • Helps in preventing binge-watching and distraction
  • High level of customization options to tailor YouTube browsing experience
  • Issues with the disable autoplay feature
  • Wide range of features besides just removing recommended videos
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Risk impact

Unhook - Remove YouTube Recommended Videos is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Unhook - Remove YouTube Recommended Videos if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Unhook - Remove YouTube Recommended Videos has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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