Last updated on February 18th, 2019 at 01:57 pm
Sometimes we are not aware of the future upcoming of our online business and we keep the name of our business name as usual and
Many a time when we start a YouTube channel we keep a random name or favouring a particular year. For instance, you have named your channel something like besttips2017 which only hits 2017, but when channel become running and you wish some better name without creating a new channel then YouTube allows this service. As creating new channel again require lots of efforts and you lose all your Subscribers and audience.
Easy Ways to Change YouTube Channel Name & URL
How to change the YouTube Channel Name?
1: Open YouTube and login with the email you wish to change the Username.
2: On the top right corner, click on your logo and select Settings from the list.
3: Now click on Edit on Google under Your YouTube channel.
NOTE: Changing the YouTube channel name also changes the name from all Gmail linked accounts such as Google+ and others.
4: You will redirected to About me page from Google. Enter the new name that you want and click OK.
Refresh your YouTube homepage and check the name. Hope the new name appears. This way you change YouTube channel name without losing subscribers.
Now let us check how to change the URL and make the custom URL.
How to change YouTube URL?
Now YouTube allows to set custom URL, for example, youtube.com/yourcustomname and this makes the channel more attractive and appears as professional. Follow some simple steps to use a custom URL.
NOTE: You can not set the URL immediately but you can claim the custom URL and the YouTube team review it, after that you might get the URL you have requested. To claim custom URL you must
- At least 100 Subscribers
- Channel must be
minimum30 days old
- Channel having a logo
- Have uploaded channel art
If you meet following requirements then follow the steps below otherwise complete them and then follow.
1: Open your YouTube page and tap on
2: Click on Advanced Settings from the left menus.
3: Here you see You’re eligible for a custom URL under Channel Settings. Click on the link next to it.
NOTE: You will only see this link if you are eligible and meet all the above-mentioned requirements.
4: Now your current URL displays and you can not change the part of URL written in the grey box but add some letters/alphabet to make it unique. Click CONFIRM after checking Terms & Conditions.
I hope you find this tutorial on How to change your YouTube channel name and URL and found no difficulty in following all the above steps. If still, you faced any problem, let us know in the comment section and we are always ready to help you!
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