YouTube has finally enabled the creators of change the name of their channel without changing the name associated with their Google account . In the future, you can easily change the name of your YouTube channel without worrying about the name you used in your Google account. In this article, we are going to show you how to easily change the name of your YouTube channel on desktop and mobile (Android and iOS).
Change the name of the YouTube channel without changing the name of the Google account (updated April 2021)
YouTube says the ability to seamlessly rename a YouTube channel was one of the top creators’ requests. Before changing the name of your channel, remember that you will lose your verification badge when you rename the account. However, you can always submit a new verification request to collect the badge. Also, this change does not affect custom URLs and the musical note icon for artist channels.
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Change the name of the YouTube channel on the desktop
To change your channel name from the desktop website, follow these steps:
1. Open YouTube Studio, navigate to the “Personalization” section in the left panel and go to the “Basic Information” tab.
2. In the Basic Information tab, enter the new name of your YouTube account and click “Publish” to save the changes.
Change the name of the YouTube channel on mobile
Likewise, to change the name of your channel on Android or iOS, do the following on your mobile:
1. Open the YouTube app and tap your profile picture in the upper right corner to access the list of options. From there, tap on “Your Channel”.
2. When your channel page opens, press “Edit channel” . Tap the pencil icon next to your channel name on the next page, enter the new name, then tap “OK” to save the changes.
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This is how you change the name of your YouTube account without making any changes to your Google account. Don’t forget to share this article with your designer friends who are planning to change their channel name in the foreseeable future. Plus, if you’re an aspiring creator, be sure to get on the YouTube Shorts hype train and put some of these YouTube tips and tricks to good use.