How to secure a Custom URL For your YouTube Channel

Creating your very own custom URL for your YouTube channel is a great way for your subscribers to reach your channel more easily and efficiently. The existing URL of your youtube channel is a bunch of numbers and letters which cannot be easily remembered.

Do you want your subscribers to reach your youtube channel more easily? Do you want your viewers to remember your URL?

Before I dive into how to have your own customized URL, there are some requirements for getting a customized URL:

  • Must-Have 100 or more subscribers on your youtube channel
  • Your channel should be at least 30 days old account
  • You must have a channel icon and channel art

If you meet these mentioned criterias, you are good to go to have your own customized URL for your YouTube channel.

Get Custom URL for your YouTube Channel

Here’s the ultimate guide on what you need to do to get your custom URL for your YouTube channel:

STEP 1 LOGIN TO YOUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL

Log in to YouTube and click on your picture on the top right-hand side. Then click on “Settings

STEP 2 GO TO ADVANCED SETTING

After opening your YouTube settings. Click on “Advanced Settings” on the left-hand side.

After opening your advanced setting you will see a new window where you will see a lot of options regarding your channel like:

  • USER ID
  • CHANNEL ID
  • CUSTOM URL
  • MOVE CHANNEL
  • DELETE CHANNEL

STEP 3 CHECK IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CUSTOM URL

Under “Channel Setting”, you will see a link which will say you are eligible to have your custom URL and now you can claim it.

Custom URL For your YouTube

You will only this if your channel is eligible and meeting the requirements mentioned above in the article.

STEP 4 CLICK ON CLAIM IT HERE

Now that you are eligible to have your own Custom URL For your YouTube Channel. Now you can customize the URL. Secondly, remember that you cannot change the name that is present in the gray box.

Custom URL For your YouTube

The purpose of customizing the URL is to have something that is only related to your channel and unique. You need to create a URL that only represents your channel name and your channel identity.

You can create the URL same as your channel name so your audience that are familiar to your channel types the URL easily.

STEP 5 READ AND UNDERSTAND THE “CUSTOM URL TERMS OF USE”

After carefully reading the terms and conditions check on the “I have read and agree to the custom URL” click on CHANGE URL.

After clicking on “CHANGE URL” your channel URL will be approved and changed. Finally once you have a custom URL for your YouTube Channel

Now your audience can reach your channel by using that custom URL that you created such as youtube.com/yourcustomname, which will take viewers to your channel homepage directly without facing any inconvenience.

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