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How To Change Your YouTube Name

Changing your YouTube name is a simple process that allows you to personalize your channel and create a unique brand identity. By customizing your channel name, you can make it more personalized and reflect your style or the type of content you create. Whether you are using a desktop computer or a mobile device, updating your YouTube name is easy and can be done in just a few simple steps.

In this article, I will guide you through the process of changing your YouTube name on both desktop and mobile devices. You will learn how to navigate the YouTube interface and make the necessary edits to update your channel name effortlessly. So, let’s get started and transform your YouTube channel into a true reflection of your brand!

Steps to Change Your YouTube Name on Desktop

If you prefer to use a desktop computer to change your YouTube name, follow these straightforward steps to customize your channel:

  1. Sign in to YouTube and click on your profile photo in the top right corner.
  2. Select “Your channel” from the dropdown menu.
  3. Click on “Customize Channel” and then “Basic info.”
  4. Click on the pencil icon next to your channel name and edit it.
  5. Save your changes by clicking the “Publish” button.

By following these steps, you can easily update your YouTube channel name on your desktop computer.

It’s important to note that if your YouTube channel is verified, changing the channel name will result in losing the verified checkmark. However, you can re-apply for the checkmark after the name change. Additionally, please keep in mind that changing the channel name does not affect the channel URL, which can be updated separately by following a different set of steps.

Now that you know how to change your YouTube name on desktop, let’s move on to the steps for changing your name on mobile devices.

How to Change Your YouTube Name on Mobile

If you prefer to use your mobile device to change your YouTube name, follow these steps on the YouTube app to personalize your channel.

First, open the YouTube app on your mobile device and tap on your profile picture. From the dropdown menu, select “Your Channel” to access your channel settings.

Next, click on the pencil icon, which will take you to the next screen where you can edit your channel name. Simply type in your new desired channel name and save the changes.

It’s important to note that if your YouTube channel is verified, changing the channel name will result in the loss of the verification checkmark. However, the verification checkmark can be re-applied for. Additionally, please keep in mind that changing your channel name will not affect your channel’s URL, which can be changed separately by following a different set of steps.