How to Change Your Youtube Name on a Phone – Android and iOS

By | August 21, 2019

– So you want to change
your YouTube channel name but you’ve only got one
of these to do it with. Well it’s actually really simple to do with a couple of caveats. – vidIQ – (upbeat music) – Hello, I’m Rob. Welcome back to vidIQ, and you’re here because you want to change your YouTube channel name. Well I’ve got a couple of
questions I want to ask you first. What are you changing
your name from and to, and why are you changing it? Let us know in the comments below. A little behind the
scenes studio tour here as you bear witness to what might be the most elaborate phone
stand ever created. But I need it to show you how
to change your channel name on the YouTube mobile app. Whoever you are on Android or
iOS the method is the same. Simply tap on your channel
logo in the top right, and then tap on your channel. Next to your channel name
you will see a settings icon. Tap on that and then you
should see a pencil icon next to your channel name. Tap that and you should now be able to change your channel name. Now before you go anywhere I did mention a couple of caveats and
this is the first one. You can only change your
YouTube channel name three times every 90 days. And secondly, do you have a brand account? If you have no idea what I’m talking about you need to bear this in mind as well. When you change your name on YouTube you’re not only doing it for your channel you’re doing it across all
of your Google services for that account, which isn’t ideal if you want to keep the
two things separate. Now why it’s like this I
don’t fully understand. I think it’s something to do
with the legacy of Google+. However there is some good news. There is a slightly complicated
way to fix all this. If you want to separate
your YouTube channel from your Google account what you need is a brand account. A brand account has several benefits, the first being able to
use a custom channel name without affecting your
personal Google account. It also allows you to
manage multiple channels from one Google account,
and you can add managers and owners to your brand account who can help you manage
those YouTube channels. The process involves
creating a brand account and then moving your YouTube
channel to that brand account, which does require several steps. You could probably do it on a
mobile phone if you want to, and the place to start would be But it’s going to be much
easier and safer to do it from a computer. And what you’re seeing right
now is the SpeedItup tutorial on how to do this. For the complete walkthrough
click on the link in the top right-hand corner now. And if you are changing your channel name that means you’re a YouTuber who wants to grow that channel, right? Well we can help with vidIQ. It’s a Chrome extension. It will help you research YouTube, analyze any video on the platform, order your own channel
and take actionable steps that will help you get
more views and subscribers. There is a link in the video description, and it is free to download. For more YouTube beginners
guides just like this, check out our playlist over here. For vidIQ tools that will
help you grow your channel, check out the playlist down there. In the meantime enjoy the
rest of your video making day.

60 thoughts on “How to Change Your Youtube Name on a Phone – Android and iOS

  1. Ayes Post author

    If This Is Blue Your A OG VidIQ $ubscriber🤤💝
    👇(Pls Be An OG Of Mine Today😍).
    👇And Have A Great Day😘

  2. RGC Tech Post author

    I hit 100 subscribers today. Thank you vidIQ for all those tips!!!

  3. JakeFox Post author

    Here's a small tip. If you select the last name to be a . Then you will have your channel name a 1 word.

  4. TopBins Post author

    Make this blue if you love watching vidiq
    👇🏼( road to 3k )

  5. Life Hack Video Post author

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  6. TheSequelPlays Post author

    I did this and was a great boost for my yt channel. And i was inspired by the one name of this channel thx VidIQ!

  7. SuperUser TechMods Post author

    Lol me and wot time were strangely just talking about this very subject and the video popped up, I want my URL back booooo YouTube

  8. Enacaus Post author

    When I started out I did everything on my iPad. I remember I changed my channel name multiple times but I decided to stick with my original name. It has been very difficult to grow, so I would love it if anyone would help me get 200 Subs by the end of 2019. These VidIQ videos have been helping a lot.

  9. Tech Hyped Post author

    Rob can i get my channel get audited again bored of watchin other channel in your stream btw that stream are also awesome keep it up❤️

  10. Summer Raaine Post author

    I love VidIQ! They really help my channel and I’m almost at 110 subscribers!!!❤️

  11. Cool Kem Post author

    I already knew that but I just wanted to watch the video

  12. Cool Kem Post author

    I already knew that but I just wanted to watch the video

  13. SuperUser TechMods Post author

    I've been missing my live entertainment this week 😭

  14. LilmanYT Post author

    I already knew how to change my channel name but thx for making a video about it
    (Road to 400 subscribers)

  15. Octorious Post author

    This another one of those VidIQ videos I dont need but just watch for the sake of it

    Edit: Nvm, the whole brand account stuff was new and interesting to me

  16. Trend Core Post author

    Hey Rob! Can i monetize my channel if i have some Age-restricted videos, or Do i have to delete it? And if i delete it Do i lose watch time?

  17. ramiz should Post author

    Totally awesome Rob and VidIQ Is awesome tool as well though, cheers.

  18. positive creative Post author

    I get increase my views and subs with help of vidlq ( thank you so much . )

  19. CMCCALL 07 Post author

    Plz make a how to change ure picture on YouTube mobile

  20. Diamond Max Post author

    Lets go I am the 300 view and the 50th like I know you guys dont care but just wanted to say

  21. BlueJayJensen Post author

    You should do a Minecraft video on how to get views, like you do with Fortnite.

  22. Ghost Gaming Post author

    Brand account is important is it can be skipped?? @rob wilson

  23. Balıkesir Buse Çiçekçilik & Hediyem Kapıda Post author

    Thanks vidIQ for nice and useful information👏👏🇹🇷🇹🇷

  24. Natalia Perez Post author

    VidIQ I just reached 400. I gain 20 more supporters after posting my last video, I'm currently at 422 ☺️ I need some help, I received an email from a company called BZseed they are asking if I can do a review on their product which is an oil diffuser. I don't know if I should be accepting reviews so early into my channel or not.

  25. Home Business University Post author

    I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. – Florence Nightingale

  26. its me rohan Post author

    I want to streaming but i have only 2gb ram can u donate ram i havr no family my father passed away

  27. Passive Income Tom Post author

    Thank you for sharing this as well as the details involved.👍

  28. THE KOPITE Post author

    I love my channel name n thanks for the tips n tricks VidIQ

  29. Tech Archive Post author

    Yes, soon I will change my channel name from Alex to Tech Archive.
    Alex is too generic and unoriginal, If in the future I am gonna sell merchandise with written on “Alex” nobody will buy it ( expect people named Alex lol), but if there will be written on Tech Archive with a cool minimal logo more people will buy it.

  30. UZI Post author

    hi, I have one question I have reached all the requirements for custom URL. it's still ineligible Its been 3weeks

  31. fergs Post author

    vidIQ.. Please contact me through twitter @ FergsFN its important, thank you.

  32. A r t i c W o l f i e K a t h e r i n e Playz Post author

    The settings button is not next to my name I don't know how can you pls figure it out

  33. Doodle On A Motorcycle Post author

    Thanks to researching content tips and using VidIQ, my subscriber monthly count has DOUBLED. Thank you VidIQ for helping me hit 10K!!

  34. OLAPOSH TV Post author

    I really need vidIQ to grow my YouTube channel.
    Please how do I add vidIQ to my iOS device

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    Top video rob!! Vinnie playtime too kids like vinnie lol

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  37. The Main Information Post author

    If you new make sure to subscribe to Dee Nimmin and hit the bell icon if you want to be a mobile YouTuber


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