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How To Customize YouTube Channel

How to customize YouTube channel?

Is it necessary to know YouTube channel settings?

After making a YouTube channel, You must have to customize YouTube channel not only to get more views & subscribers but also you can-

  • save your time.
  • increase your channel look.

But the most important thing is that your audience can easily get whatever he/she wants to see after customization.

Here, I’ll discuss each & everything about the YouTube channel settings.

I’ll discuss YouTube channel settings under these heads.

  • Logo & Channel Art
  • Description
  • Social Media
  • Verify Your Channel
  • Upload Defaults
  • Branding
  • Advanced
  • Playlists
  • + Add a Section

Logo & Channel Art (How To Customize YouTube Channel):

After making a YouTube channel, first of all, upload a logo & channel art on your YouTube channel.

These are the first two things which put a good impression in the minds of the people.

The logo is the only thing which gives your channel/brand name a visual representation.

Channel art gives information about you & your channel.

Now, we’ll learn how to upload a logo & channel art on your YouTube channel.

After making a YouTube channel, click on “Customize Channel” to upload a logo & channel art on your channel. You can see it below.

How To Customize YouTube Channel

After this, If we put the cursor anywhere in the space provided for logo & channel art then we can see a pen icon.

To upload a logo, click on-

Pen icon> Edit> Camera icon> Upload photo> Choose logo> Done

This way, you can upload a logo on your channel.

To upload a channel art, click on-

Pen icon> Edit channel art> Select a photo from your computer> Choose channel art>Select

This way, you can also upload a channel art on your channel.

How To Customize YouTube Channel

Description (How To Customize YouTube Channel):

Write about your channel because everyone always wants to know about the channel means this channel is related to what, what is your frequency for publishing the videos etc.

In about section, you must include-

  • Category of your channel
  • Call of action
  • Frequency of the video
  • Keywords
  • Social media URLs
  • Email-id

This way, you can write a perfect description of your channel.

To write the description of your channel, click on-

Customize channel> About> +Channel description> Write description for your channel> Done

You can see it below.

customize youtube channel
customize youtube channel

This way, you can write a better description of your channel.

Social Media (How To Customize YouTube Channel):

Add social media links in about so that anyone can enter in your social media profile or page if he/she wants.

You can promote your social media profile or page after adding these things in your channel.

To add social media profile or page, click on-

My channel> Customize channel> About > + Links > + Add > Write link or Paste URL > Done

customize your youtube channel

This way, you can add as many links as you want but on channel art, you can show a maximum of five links. You can see it below.

customize your youtube channel

Verify Your Channel (For Same Use As Above):

After making your YouTube channel, verify your channel if you want to upload a video/videos means you can upload a video/videos only after verification.

To verify your YouTube channel, click on-

Creator studio> Channel> Status & features > Verify> Select your country> Choose call me or text me> Enter your mobile number> Submit

You can see all these things in the images given below.

youtube channel settings
youtube channel settings

After click on submit, you will get an OTP on your mobile number.

Enter OTP in the given box then click on “Submit” to verify your channel.

This way, you can verify your YouTube channel.

Upload Defaults (For Same Use As Above):

By using the “Upload Defaults” feature of YouTube you can save your lot of time.

If you write something in “Upload Defaults” then it will automatically add in all your YouTube videos.

This way, you can save your time by ignoring the writing the same thing/things multiple times in your all YouTube videos.

To write in “Upload Defaults” feature, click on-

Creator studio> Channel> Upload defaults> Write description & tag/tags

You can see all these things in the image given below.

youtube channel customization

Note:

  • Write description & tags that will automatically add in all your YouTube videos.
  • Write tags separated by commas.

After this, click on the “Save” button to save it. You can see it in the above image.

Branding (For Same Use As Above):

Here, “Branding” means to add a logo or subscribe button or any other thing.

If you use this feature then it will also add in all your YouTube videos, automatically.

You can use the “Branding” feature-

  • at the end of the video
  • or in the entire video
  • or you can choose any duration in which you want to apply.

To use the “Branding” feature, click on-

Creator studio> Channel> Branding> Upload (Update)

You can see it below.

youtube channel customization

This way, you can add to a logo or subscribe button or any other thing in your all YouTube videos.

Advanced (For Same Use As Above):

By using the “Advance” feature of YouTube, you can increase the searchability of your channel on YouTube.

You can write the keywords separated by the double colon inverted commas in the “Channel Keywords” box.

To write the keywords, click on-

Creator studio> Channel> Advanced> Channel keywords > Write keywords

Advanced

After this, click on the “Save” button to save it. You can see it above.

Playlists (For Same Use As Above):

Create playlists on your YouTube channel so that you can put different-different categories of the video in different-different playlists.

For example; If anyone wants to see the videos related to the “how to write an SEO friendly blog post”. If you have already made a playlist related to this then anyone can see all videos related to this after entering into your created playlist.

Means through playlists, anyone can see the required videos very easily.

To create playlists, click on-

Creator studio> Video manager> Playlists > + New playlist

You can see it below.

Playlists

After this, write playlist’s title then click on the “Create” button.

This way, you can create a playlist/playlists in your channel.

+ Add a Section (For Same Use As Above):

+ Add a section

You can see this layout on the home page of our YouTube channel.

To make this, click on-

Select content> Choose any option> Choose layout > Done

You can see it below.

+ Add a section

Bonus points:

  • For returning subscribers & also for new visitors:

You can add a video for returning subscribers & also for new visitors.

For returning subscribers & also for new visitors

If you want to add a video for returning subscribers & also for new visitors, then click on-

My channel> Customize channel> Home> Pen icon> Choose a video > Save> Done

This way, you can add a video for returning subscribers & also for new visitors.

  • Add a business email & choose a country

Add a business email so that if anyone wants to make contact you then he/she can make contact & choose a location.

To add business email, click on-

My channel> Customize channel> About> + Email > Write an email id> Done

Add business email & choose a country

To choose a location, click on-

My channel> Customize channel> About> Choose location

This way, you can add a business email & choose a location on & for your YouTube channel respectively.

Here, I have discussed “how to customize YouTube channel“.

If you have any suggestion regarding this then please let me know in the comments.

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Author: Sunil Kumar

Hi, I’m Sunil Kumar, a professional blogger and digital marketer. I believe in enjoying life rather than working just to survive. I always dreamed big, strived for greatness and deeply cared about people.

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