Remove linked channels


When you remove a linked channel, you eliminate the link between that channel and your Content Manager. You lose the ability to:

  • Control monetization for the videos on that channel 
  • Claim videos for that channel
  • Set if the channel owner can claim and monetize the channel’s videos (the ability to claim videos is reserved for the Content Manager by default)
  • See historical revenue and performance data for that channel
Note: Removing a channel from your account does not remove the channel from YouTube or delete any of the content on the channel. Any of your partner-uploaded claims will be released, but claims on user-generated content won't be impacted. If you want to release any claims, release them before removing the channel.

Remove a channel from your Content Manager

To remove a linked channel from your Content Manager:

  1. Sign in to Studio Content Manager.
  2. From the left menu, select Channels .
  3. Check the box next to the channel you’d like to remove.
  4. Click UNLINK and then CONFIRM.
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