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    How to change your name on YouTube

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    Preliminary information

    Before going into the details of this guide and explain yourself how to change your name on youtube, you need to provide you with some preliminary information about the procedure in question.

    First of all, I want to tell you that in 2021 YouTube introduced the possibility to change the name of your YouTube channel, without this change affecting the name of your personal Google account. In the past, this was not possible, except by creating a brand account name.



    As stated on this support page on the YouTube site, “you can change the name and description of the channel. If you change the name of the channel, the name of the Google Account remains unchanged ", although it must be taken into account that, by proceeding with the change" the verification badge will no longer be displayed ". Having clarified these aspects, I would say that we can actually proceed.

    Change name on YouTube from computer

    It was preferred change name on YouTube from computer, all you need to do is connect to the Google video sharing platform, access your channel settings and set the new name.

    To proceed, connected to the main YouTube page, click on the button Log in present at the top right, select the account of your interest, enter the password in the field Enter your password e pulsing sul pulsating NEXT to access your YouTube channel.

    Now, click on yours photo in alto a destra (or sull'icona dell 'little man if you have not customized your account) and select the item Your channel in the opened menu. Once this is done, click on the blue button Customize channel, which is present on the right, and then select the tab Basic information present in the new page opened.



    At this point, click on the symbol of pencil, placed in correspondence with the item Channel name and description, type il new channel name in the text head Your name and, finally, save the changes made by clicking on the button Public, located at the top right.

    I remind you that you can change your name on YouTube up to 3 times every 90 days and you can use names that are up to 50 characters long.

    Change your name on YouTube from smartphones and tablets

    change the name on YouTube from smartphones and tablets it is possible to act directly from the application of the famous Google service, which is available for Android and iOS / iPadOS devices.


    To proceed with changing the name on YouTube, start the application of the famous "Big G" video sharing service, log in to your Google account (if you have not already done so), tap on your photo in alto a destra (or sull'icona dell 'little man if you have not customized your account) and presses on the item Your channel.


    In the new screen that appears, tap the button Edit channel, presses the icon of pencil, which is located in correspondence with the entry Your name and, in the appropriate text field, indicates the name you want to assign to the channel and confirm the changes made by pressing on the item OK present in the box in the center of the screen.

    It will be useful to know that you can change your name on YouTube up to 3 times every 90 days and that you can use names of up to 50 characters.

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