There are some basic questions like How to change youtube channel name? What is the need to change YouTube channel name? What are the pros and cons of changing YouTube channel name? All these question will be answered in this article. The main question i.e. How to change youtube channel name will be answered at the end with proper steps containing screen shots from an example channel. So lest first discuss.
What is the need to change YouTube channel?
There are two scenarios:
a) Actually while creating a YouTube channel your gmail ID is used. When there is option for you to create a custom name for your channel or use existing gmail account name for your channel, some people make a mistake to use existing name. Then they realize and try to change YouTube channel name. There is nothing to worry in this case as your channel is new and you just want to change your channel name. While there is attached advantage that while editing your channel name you will do a bit of research this time and keep a searchable name.
b) Another scenario is that your channel has grown now. Let suppose your channel is related to tech and some one telss you that there
is a lot of scope in gamming channel. What you think is to shift to gamming channel and for that you want to change your channel name so
in this case there are some issues. As in channel setting article we discussed that always use your channel name in your videos tags. Now
if there are a lots of views to your channel due to your previous channel name, all these views will be lost. Another issues is like you previous channel subscribers are in interest to your tech related videos not gamming. So your traffic will fall.
Procedure to change YouTube channel
1) Open YouTube channel studio screen.
2) Scroll down in the left sidebar and you will see an option of Customization
3) If you cant see Customization option in left side bar don’t worry and click on the channel icon on to top right as shown in image.
4)Now you will see You Channel option in the drop down menu. Click it. Now you can see Customize Channel option
5) When you click on Customize Channel option you will see following screen. Click on the Basic info option as shown in the image below.
6) Clicking basic info option, you will see folling image screen. You can see your channel name and a pencil icon to the right side. Click on pencil icon.
7) Clicking pencil icon you will see following edit field. Change your channel name and press publis to top right as shown in image. Now your channel will be changed.
How many time I can change youtube channel?
keep in mind you can change youtube channel 3 times with in 90 days.
How to edit your youtube channel name on phone?
Following steps will guide to in how to edit your youtube channel
name on phone.
1) Open YouTube app in mobile phone.
2) Login to YouTube using gmail accoun that you want to change name for.
3) Click on channel icon on top right as shown in image.
4) Now you will see the following options.
5) Click on Your Channel option as shown in the image.
6) Now you will see following screen. Click on Edit Channel option.
7) Click now on the pencil icon right to your channel name and edit your channle. Congrats your channel name is edited now.