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    How to change age on YouTube

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    Change age on YouTube from a computer

    All you need to do to change age on YouTube from your computer, you can access the settings of your Google account and change, from there, the date of birth that you set during registration.

    Then connect to the main page of Google and, if you have not already done so, click on the button Log in (top right) to log into your account. Then select theGoogle account to modify, insert the Password in the appropriate field and click on the button NEXT. If, on the other hand, the Google account of your interest is not present in the list that is proposed to you, choose the option Use an altro account, insertion and date richiesti nei campi Email address or telephone number e Enter your password and press pulsating NEXT I will access.



    Now, click on yours photo located at the top right (or on the icon of thelittle man, if you haven't customized your account) and choose the option Google Account. On the newly opened page, select the option Personal information present in the left sidebar and, in the section Profile, click on sull'icona della freccia rivolta verse destra relative all'opzione Birthday.

    In the new screen that appears, tap on the icon pencil visible next to the date of birth that you set up when creating your Google account, click on theyear of birth and, using the appropriate drop-down menu, select the year of your interest to change the age associated with your Google account (and, consequently, your YouTube account). Finally, press on the buttons Update e Confirmation And that's it.



    If you have tried to put into practice the indications provided in the previous paragraphs but you have not succeeded in your intent and you see the message Ask your parents to change this information, it means that you are under 14 (the minimum age to create a Google account in the city) and you cannot change your date of birth yourself.

    In that case, you need to access the settings of Family Link, the Google service that allows you to configure and manage the Google account of users under the age of 14, with the Google account of the parent who created the child's account.

    If this is the case for you and you want to change the age of a Google Account, make sure you are logged into your personal profile and logged into the Family Link home page. In the new screen that appears, click the name of the child whose age you want to change and choose the option Account data.

    Then click on the icon of pencil to access the data modification, enter the correct year of birth in the field Year and press the ✓ button to save the changes. You must know, however, that this procedure is only valid for setting an age under 14 (e.g. if you need to change the age of a child from 11 to 12 years).

    Change age on YouTube from smartphones and tablets

    If you are wondering if it is possible change age on YouTube from smartphones and tablets, the answer is yes. Even in this case, however, it is not possible to do this using the application of the famous video sharing service but it is necessary to proceed from the settings of the Google account to be modified. How to do? I'll explain it to you right away!


    Android

    If you have a smartphone or tablet equipped with Android, you'll be pleased to know that you can change your Google account information, including your date of birth, right from your device settings.


    Then take the latter and tap on the icon of rotella d'ingranaggio, to access the Settings Android, then press on the item Google e seleziona l'opzione Google Account. In the new screen displayed, if more than one Google account is associated with your device, you can choose the one you are interested in by pressing the icon of freccia rivolta verse il basso visible next to the email address of the account set as primary.

    Now, make sure that the item is selected in the bottom menu Account and choose the tab Personal information. Then click on the option Birthday, fai tap sull'icona della pencil, set yours date of birth correct and press the buttons Update e Confirmation per salvare I modified it.

    If, on the other hand, your intention is to change the age of a member of your family group on Family Link, start the app in question and, if you have not already done so, press the button Start and select the account with which to log in.

    Now, press the ≡ button, tap theaccount to modify, press on the item Choose settings and select the item Account data. In the new screen that appears, tap the icon of pencil, correct theyear of birth and press the ✓ button to save the changes.


    iPhone / iPad

    If you have one iPhone or  iPad, to change the age on YouTube from your Google account settings, you can use the Google or Gmail application. Alternatively, if the latter are not installed on your device, you can also proceed from the browser.

    To change your age on YouTube using the Google, start the latter and, if you have not already done so, log in with your account by pressing thelittle man at the top right and selecting theGoogle account to modify.


    Now, tap on the icon rotella d'ingranaggio at the top left, choose the option Manage Google account and, in the new screen that appears, select the item Personal data and privacy. Then click on the option Birthday, fai tap sull'icona della pencil, set the correct year of birth in the field Year e premi sui pulsnti Update e Confirmation.

    If you prefer to use the application of gmail, after starting the latter, tap on yours photo (top right), press the button Manage Google account and select the scheda Personal information. Now, tap on the item Birthday, fai tap sull'icona della pencil, set the date of birth correct and press the buttons Update e Confirmation per salvare I modified it.

    If, on the other hand, you do not use either the Google app or the Gmail app, start the browser you usually use to surf the Internet (eg. Safari), connected to the main Google page and tap the button Log in, then select theGoogle account to modify, insert the Password in the ready field and the pulsating prize NEXT.

    Now, tap on the icon square located at the top right, choose the option Account and, in the newly opened page, select the tab Personal information. Premium, quindi, sulla voce Birthday, fai tap sull'icona della pencil and edit yours date of birth to set your correct age. Then press on the item Update e fai tap sul pulsating Confirmation per confermare I modify it apportate.

    Are you a parent who created a Google Account for their child under 14 and would now like to change their age? If so, you can download the Family Link app which allows you to both manage and edit the Google accounts that are part of the family group.

    After starting the app in question, tap the button Log in and select your Google account, then tap the button , tap on name account to be changed and select the item Choose settings. In the new screen that appears, tap on the option Account data, premi sull'icona della pencil at the top right and change the year of birth in the section Birthday. Then press the ✓ button to save the changes.

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