How To Delete A YouTube Account/Channel

How To Delete A YouTube Account/Channel
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How To Delete A YouTube Account/Channel: Google Plus, Google’s own social media was closed down. Back then, deleting a YouTube channel or account involved it, the process has now changed.

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When I started using YouTube, I created just so many channels, when I became familiar with it, it was time to delete these channels, I did find a way.

Your reason for opening this article might also be that you wish to start from the very beginning, probably your videos won’t interest your subscribers again or you are tired of the channels you’ve subscribed to.

Before we give you detailed instructions on how to delete a YouTube account, be aware of what follows.

Terms To Note When You Delete A YouTube Account

When you delete your YouTube account this means the end of your account, the end of your YouTube identity. Your groups, subscription, search histories, comments, messages, and playlist, etc.

No, you can’t delete your YouTube account on the YouTube mobile app, you also can’t delete it from your mobile browser, there’s a way to go around this using chrome browse or Puffin browser.

Note, there’s a big difference between deleting your YouTube account and deleting your Google Account, It is possible to Hide your YouTube channel temporarily as opposed to deleting the account. The process to do this is below.

Steps To Delete A YouTube Account

Following the steps below, you’ll be able to delete or hide your YouTube channel, it takes the same process to arrive at both options.

If you are working with a mobile device, follow this trick to convert your chrome/Puffin mobile browser to a desktop view.

Follow Step 1, then at the right corner of your screen are three vertical dots ⋮, click on this to open the dropdown menu, locate and toggle on the “Desktop View” or “Desktop Site

How To Delete A YouTube Account/Channel

this should refresh the page. You now have your browser looking like a desktop browser.

Step 1:
Visit YouTube official page here https://youtube.com

Log-in to your Google account, the account that has this particular channel.

If you are already logged in, skip to Step 3.

If you are already logged in but on a different channel, go to Step 2.

Step 2:
Click on your account picture. This is at the far right top of your screen, if you don’t have a profile picture, Google will use the first letter of your Email as a profile picture.

How To Delete A YouTube Account/Channel

If you aren’t on the channel you wish to delete, click on “Switch Account“, in the next pop up menu, select the account you wish to delete.

Step 3:
Click on your account picture. This is at the far right top of your screen, if you don’t have a profile picture, Google will use the first letter of your Email as a profile picture.

How To Delete A YouTube Account/Channel

Locate and select the “Settings” option, it is always at the end of the drop-down menu.

Step 4:
In the left part of your screen, locate and select the “Advanced Settings” option.

How To Delete A YouTube Account/Channel

Step 5:
On the next page, go down and select the “Delete Account” option.

How To Delete A YouTube Account/Channel

Step 6:
Google then prompts you to log-in to confirm your account.

Fill in your Google account details and click Ok.

Step 7:
Tick the Agree checkbox after reading the terms.

Step 8:
Google gives you two options, from here you can either “Hide

How To Delete A YouTube Account/Channel

or “Delete” your YouTube account.

How To Delete A YouTube Account/Channel

Step 9:
If you selected the “Delete” option, Google will request you complete a temporal task, you might be requested to enter the gmail address, password, etc.

Step 10:
Click on “Delete My Content“. A process bar should show denoted by “(channel name) is being deleted”.

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