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:
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.
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.
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.
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.