Tips & TricksHow To Change Your YouTube Channel’s Name

Here is step by step, updated, and easy guide on how to change your YouTube Channel Name.

For this, you need to be using a computer first. Then, open your favorite browser, and go to Enter your email address and password, and sign in your Google account. after signing in follow these steps:

1. Click on your Thumb Image at the top right corner of any YouTube page.


2. Click on the “Creator Studio” button.


3. Then click on the “View Channel” link. 



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4. Then click on the “Settings Icon”.

Earlier, there used to a Pencil icon for editing your channel. YouTube has changed a lot since 2015, so we need to adapt to the new and better setting as well.4.

5. Go to the “Advanced Settings” link.


6. Click “Edit” to edit your channel name.

Make sure your channel is connected on Google +. 7.

7. Now click the “Change” button near your channel’s name.

Clicking this will redirect you to your Google + page where you can edit all your channel’s display settings.6.

8. Now type a different name you wish to have for everyone to view your channel as.

Now, this is the step where you actually learn how to change your YouTube Channel name. You can change your banner and display icon from here too. From those camera edit icons.


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 9. Click OK to save the changes. And you’re done!



Hit refresh on your channel page, and you will see your new YouTube name. Keep in mind this will change your name and photo across Google services.

After you’ve created or edited your name, you may need to wait several months to change it again. It will depend on how recently you created your profile and when you last changed your name.


So there you go, this is how easy it is to change your YouTube Channel name. Just follow the steps above and carry a new identity for your YouTube channel whenever required.

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Kritika Bansal

Kritika is a sleep deprived Vidooly content writer based in New Delhi with an inexplicable weakness for pre-loved books, Tumblr, YouTube, TV shows, Pop music, and the sultry voice of Benedict Cumberbatch. Kritika is also currently on a road to become a creative.


  • Anonymous

    October 19, 2018 at 6:36 AM

    for me it doesn’t say brand account it says google account and takes me to my account tab.

  • Anonymous

    September 25, 2018 at 12:26 AM


  • Yash Jain

    September 20, 2018 at 12:20 AM

    The method which you’ve told is general. I already knew about it. I am asking for changing only the channel name on YouTube, not across all the Google Products.

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