Find and manage claimed videos

When Content ID finds a video that matches your asset’s reference file, a claim is created. A claimed video is a video that has one or more claims on it.

Find claimed videos

  1. Sign in to Studio Content Manager.
  2. From the left menu, select Claimed videos .
  3. To refine the list of claimed videos, click the filter bar  at the top and select a filter, such as:
    • Claim ID
    • Claim status: Learn more about claim statuses.
    • Claim type: To filter by whether the claim was for the audio, visual, or audio visual.
    • Latest claim created / Latest claim updated: To filter by date when your last claim on a given video was created or updated.
    • Number of my claims / Number of my active claims / Number of my inactive claims: To find videos with more than one claim.
    • Publish date: To filter by the publishing date of the claimed video.
  4. Click a claimed video. A details page will open and show an overview of that video’s claims, organized by status. You can also click the History tab at the top to view past activity.
  5. Under Claims on video, click an individual claim to view more details about it.

Manage claimed videos

  1. Sign in to Studio Content Manager.
  2. From the left menu, select Claimed videos .
  3. To refine the list of claimed videos, click the filter bar  and select a filter.
  4. Click a claimed video. A details page will open and show an overview of that video’s claims, organized by status.
  5. Under Claims on video, click Active – Yours. Choose from the following actions:
    • Release a claim: Select RELEASE (#) CLAIM(S) to remove one or more claims from the video.
    • Release and exclude claim: Click the arrow next to RELEASE CLAIM. Select Release and exclude claim to release the claim and exclude part of the reference that created the claim.
    • Submit a takedown request: Click TAKEDOWN CLAIMED VIDEO to submit a copyright takedown request to YouTube to request a removal of the video.
    • Change the claim policy: Click the Policy tab then click SET CLAIMED VIDEO SPECIFIC POLICY.
      • To set an existing policy, select the policy from the list, then click APPLY.
      • To set a new policy, click SET CUSTOM POLICY, create your policy, then click SAVE and then APPLY.
    • Reopen the claim: Sometimes you can reopen inactive claims by clicking RECLAIM (#) CLAIM(S). For example, in some cases you can reclaim manually closed claims and expired potential claims.
      • Note: You can’t reopen claims that were manually released in the dispute process.

Learn more about reviewing and taking action on claim issues.

Note: It’s not possible to change the distribution setting for videos uploaded by other channels. Learn how to change video distribution for your own videos.
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