How To Change YouTube Channel URL? [in 2022]

One of the ways you can make your YouTube channel more branded is by changing the YouTube channel URL to a customized YouTube Channel URL.

In this YouTube channel tutorial, we are going to show you how to change the YouTube channel URL and everything else that you need to know related to this.

How To Change YouTube Channel URL?

Here is how to change YouTube channel URL:

  1. Sign in to YouTube Studio
  2. Select ‘Customization’ from the left sidebar menu
  3. Then select ‘Basic Info’ tabyoutube channel customization - basic info tab
  4. Scroll down to Channel URL.
  5. Click on ‘Set a custom URL for your channel’
  6. You can choose the suggested Custom URLs based on your YouTube channel namecustomize YouTUbe channel URL
  7. To save the custom URL change, click on ‘Publish’.
  8. Click on ‘Confirm’ to confirm the change.

When you refresh your YouTube channel page, it should now display the new customized YouTube channel URL.

youtube channel custom URL

Why should you customize a YouTube Channel URL?

There are two main reasons why it makes sense to change the YouTube channel URL of a channel.

First, having a custom YouTube channel URL makes the YouTube channel more branded in general which is a nice thing if you are running a company YouTube channel.

Secondly, if you have a pretty YouTube channel URL, it is also a lot easier to share the YouTube channel URL and people are more likely to click on a link that is not just a random set of letters and numbers.

Custom YouTube channel URL eligibility requirements

Not every YouTube channel owner can change the URL of their YouTube channel.

Here are the main Custom YouTube channel URL eligibility requirements you need to meet:

  • have to have at least 100 YouTube subscribers
  • the YouTube channel has to be at least 30 days old
  • the YouTube channel has to have an uploaded YouTube profile picture
  • the YouTube channel has to have an uploaded YouTube banner image

Can’t change YouTube channel URL

If you can’t change your YouTube channel URL, here are the most common reasons for that.

First, you have to be a YouTube channel owner or YouTube channel manager to be able to change the YouTube channel URL.

Secondly, as we have listed above, you have to meet the YT channel URL eligibility requirements:

  • you have to have at least 100 YouTube subscribers to be able edit the YouTube channel URL
  • your YouTube has to be a month old
  • You have to have an uploaded YouTube profile picture
  • you have to have an uploaded YouTube banner image.

So first, make sure to meet these requirements before you would want to change the YouTube channel URL.

Remove YouTube Channel Custom URL

If you want to delete your custom YouTube channel URL, you can easily do that.

Here is how to remove YouTube channel custom URL:

  1. Sign in to YouTube Studio
  2. Click on ‘Customization’ in the left column
  3. Select the ‘Basic info’ tab.
  4. Scroll to ‘Custom URL’
  5. Click ‘Delete’
  6. Scroll down to the YouTube Custom URL section.
  7. Click on the Custom URL.
  8. Then confirm that you want to remove the Custom URL.

How to find YouTube channel URL?

Here is how to find your YouTube channel URL:

  1. Sign in to YouTube Studio
  2. Click on ‘Customization’ from the left sidebar
  3. Click on the ‘Basic info’ tab.
  4. Scroll down to ‘Channel URL’ to see your YouTube channel URL.

If you have customized your YT channel URL, you can also see a Custom URL. Both should work at the same time.

What is my YouTube channel URL?

Your YouTube Channel URL is the web address people can type into their browser address bar and your YouTube channel should open to it.

As we have shown in this tutorial, you can add a customized URL to your YouTube channel if you want to do so.

Your default YouTube channel URL will come together from two things: a standard part and your YouTube channel ID:

‘https://www.youtube.com/channel/’ + ‘your YouTube Channel ID’.

Here is how to find the YouTube channel ID of your channel.

Other ways to customize a YouTube channel

Here are some other YouTube channel details that you can customize that can make your YouTube channel more branded:

  • change YouTube channel profile picture
  • change the YouTube channel banner picture
  • change YouTube channel name
  • add YouTube channel watermark
  • add a good YouTube channel description

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