YouTube: How do I edit the banner on my channel?

A simple 6 step guide for solving this common YouTube problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

1
On a computer, sign in to your YouTube account.
2
In the left menu, select My Channel.
3
Near the top of the screen, click Add channel art. If your channel already has channel art, just hover your mouse on the existing banner until you see the edit icon . Then, click the icon and select Edit channel art.
4
Upload an image from your computer or saved photos.
5
You'll see a preview of how the art will appear across different devices. To make changes, select Adjust the crop.
6
Click Select.
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Author: BenF • March 22nd, 2016

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