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How to Change YouTube Channel Name? Complete Guide

How to Change YouTube Channel Name? Complete Guide

How to Change YouTube Channel Name? It is a must to have a good name for the YouTube channel because the name reflects the content of your videos. So for that curate an easily searchable name for your channel as when the easier it is to search the name of the YouTube channel, the easier it is to gain lots and lots of views and subscribers.

How to Change YouTube Channel Name

Make sure that you have chosen the right name. You need to choose a name that matches with the type of content that you create and is relevant to it. Take some time, list the names you like but also make sure that the name of the channel coincides with your type of content and then choose the best name for your channel. So, if you are planning to change your YouTube channel and you are facing some sort of confusion, then you need not worry because in this matter we got you covered.

In today’s article we will be covering the following topics in chapter wise;-

CHAPTER 1:- Step by Step Guide of How to Change YouTube Channel Name
CHAPTER 2:- Step by Step Guide to Modify the Description Box
CHAPTER 3:- The Modifications Worth Remembering

CHAPTER 1:- Step by Step Guide of How to Change YouTube Channel Name

How to Change YouTube Channel Name

So now that you have selected the name that you would like to use in your next YouTube time, you are all ready to follow and stick to the steps that are provided below to change the name of your YouTube channel:- 

  1. First thing first, you need to sign in to your YouTube account. To do so, you can just click on the ‘sign in’ option and enter the asked information such as your email address and your password and voila you are good to go.
  2. Now you are supposed to click on the top right corner on the ‘account icon’. After you have clicked on the icon, you shall see a drop down menu.
  3. In the drop down menu, choose the option ‘settings’.
  4. You should see a new page as soon as you have clicked on settings with your current YouTube name on it. When you see that, you are supposed to select ‘edit your Google’ just beside the name of your YouTube channel. 
  5. Now is the time to change the name of your YouTube channel. After you are done changing the name of your YouTube channel all you gotta do is to select ‘OK’. 

That is it, now that you have changed the name of your YouTube channel; you are all set to restart your YouTube journey with a brand new name. You can see the name of your new YouTube name on your YouTube channel itself.  You shall also see the name your changed YouTube name on all your videos and the comments you do on your videos or on any other videos. 

CHAPTER 2:- Step by Step Guide to Modify the Description Box

How to Change YouTube Channel Name

If you are planning to change the description of your and are confused how to do, why got you covered on this matter as well.  Below is a total guide mentioned for you to change your description on your YouTube channel:-

  1. First of all sign in to your YouTube account by entering your username and your password.
  2. After that, you need to click on your profile picture
  3. On the next step, you shall a new page with the ‘customize channel’ option on it, tap on it.
  4. Now, it is time to open the ‘about tab’ and under the ‘description’ you need to select ‘edit’. If this is your first time adding something worthy in the description box of your channel, you probably need to select + Channel.
  5. Now you are all set to enter your new description and after you are done with that simply click on ‘done’’ and that is it.

Now that you have modified the description box of your YouTube channel, you are all set to move ahead in your YouTube journey. The time that the process consumes is relatively less than a minute. Changing your description will increase the chances of views on your videos as your audiences will see something new in the description of your channel on YouTube. In addition to that you can show your creativity in writing or add your skills in the description box as well.

CHAPTER 3:- The Modifications Worth Rembering

How to Change YouTube Channel Name

You need to wait for the new name to come into effect as it takes a few days for the name to completely update and hence, display all across your very own YouTube channel. 

The following things are to be kept in mind while changing the name of your YouTube channel:-

  • When you change the name of the YouTube channel that you own, you change the name of the Google account that is associated with it. 
  • Regarding changing the name of your YouTube channel’s name, you are entitled to change it three times every ninety days so you need to give a brief before you change the name of your YouTube channel. 
  • If the Google account that is associated with the YouTube channel is handled by anyone else such as your superior and not you then you might not get access to make the changes.

If you want to keep your YouTube account and Google account separated all you need to do is to create a brand account as creating such an account has its own benefits that you can enjoy. You can use a personalized YouTube channel that won’t hamper your personal Google account. Also you get leverage of managing more than one channel from a single Google account where you can add either managers or owners or sometimes even both that will help you in managing those YouTube channels. 

How to Change YouTube Channel Name

These are the steps that you are ought to follow and stick to changing the name and description of your YouTube channel. Also along with changing the name of your YouTube channel you can also add, delete and modify many other elements in your channel that will help in building your own empire on your YouTube channel such as adding some sort of themes or optimizing your videos and so and so. So get ready to personalize your YouTube channel name. 

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