Perhaps someone wants to buy your YouTube channel, or you have decided to retire and hand it off to someone else to run. In this case, you need to learn how to transfer ownership of your YouTube channel. This article will teach you how.
You need a YouTube brand account to transfer ownership of your YouTube channel. It is separate from your personal Google account. A brand account allows you to run video ads, use channel branding tools, and use advertising and analytic tools. It also allows you to transfer ownership of your channel. If you don't already have a brand account, you will need to get one and move your channel before you can transfer ownership to someone else.
To get a brand account, follow these instructions:
To connect your channel to your new brand account, follow these instructions:
Once your channel is connected to a brand account, you can follow these instructions to transfer ownership:
If you need help transferring the ownership of your channel, talk to a YouTube representative. You can call one or contact one on the help forum.
After thousands of YouTube customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do You Switch Ownership of a Youtube Channel? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting YouTube if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
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