How do I recover my YouTube account?

A simple 2 step guide for solving this common YouTube problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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Author: Ollie • March 3rd, 2016

About this Step by Step Guide

After thousands of YouTube customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: How do I recover my YouTube account?; I want to delete my old youtube account. The email I created it with no longer exists as it was a...; hi, theres a very old channel of mine, (with a lot of videos (**) that i want to be taken off. iv...; Google*YouTube has my email address misspelled and it won't let me on to make corrections; I am not able to access my YouTube legacy channel . I used to have access three years ago and...; Ok... So recently you had uploaded a video. It was on the news about the guy named Cameron Cincot...... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 2 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 39 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting YouTube. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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