How to change Youtube name | Tutorial

How to change Youtube name

How to change Youtube name

One or the other may know it. After a few years on Youtube, you may want to appear under a different pseudonym, because you can no longer identify with the old name. But you don’t have to create a new account, you can change your Youtube name. Saved content such as videos or subscriptions thus remain. We have already had a similar article, but how to change the name on Youtube is always a topic that you have to keep up to date, because Youtube is only too happy to modify its own menu. Not least because of the abolition of Google+.

This is how you can change your display name:

If you are very precise, you can not change the name on Youtube. Because this function is still only possible on the Google account. The account name is only passed on to Youtube. Who has understood this, but also quickly finds the solution for this matter.

Step-by-step instructions:

  • First log in to Youtube
  • Click on your channel logo in the upper right corner
  • Go to “Settings”
  • Click on “View or change your Google Account settings”
  • Under “Personal Info” you will find your name. Click on it
  • Select the pencil, change your Youtube name and click on “Save”
  • Ready

Changing your display name on Youtube is therefore possible in a second. The question is whether the change is transmitted immediately. Sometimes it can take an hour until you can see the new name on Youtube. We hope you have success and patience with the change of your account name!


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