How to get YouTube ID and Custom YouTube URL?
YouTube has started rolling out unique handles for its creators this month. A YouTube ID will serve as a unique identifier for your channel and will display on channel pages as well as on Shorts. Users can tag the channel in comments using the single handle. However, not all users can get a YouTube ID, certain eligibility requirements must be met first. In this article, we show you how to get a YouTube ID and create a custom URL for your Youtube channel.
What are the basic eligibility criteria to get a YouTube ID or Custom URL?
If you want to get a personalized YouTube URL or nickname, your channel must meet the following basic criteria.
- Your channel must have 100 additional subscribers.
- Your channel/account must be at least 30 days old.
- Your channel must have a profile picture.
- There must be a banner image on your channel page.
How to Get a Custom YouTube URL
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Step 1: Go to www.youtube.com and log in with your account.
2nd step: Click on your profile icon in the upper right corner of the screen and select “YouTube Studio”.
Step 3: Scroll down the side menu on the left and select “Personalization”.
Step 4: Click on the “Basic Information” tab.
Step 5: Click the Channel URL box and enter the desired custom URL.
Step 6: Select Confirm. Your YouTube URL will be changed.
You can change your YouTube URL at any time. Just follow the steps mentioned above and select “Delete” under the channel URL. Type a new unique URL and press “Confirm”.
How to Get a YouTube Handle
YouTube has started to roll out handles for creators on the site. The process of reserving your YouTube ID is quite simple if you are eligible to get one. Here’s how you can get your own handle.
Step 1: Go to www.youtube.com/handle.
2nd step: In the window that appears, enter the desired handle. If the handle is available, a green checkmark will appear next to it.
Step 3: Select ‘Confirm selection’.
Your desired handle will be assigned to your channel.
This is how you can get a Youtube manage and a custom YouTube URL for your account or channel. One of the many benefits of having a handle is that it is unique to your chain. Youtube allows multiple channels to have the same name, but an ID is reserved for a single account. This makes it easy to identify a channel and tag it wherever you want.
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