Create a new channel

With just a Google Account, you can watch, like, and subscribe. Google Accounts don't come with a YouTube channel by default; without a channel, you have no public presence on YouTube.

To upload, comment, or make playlists, create a public YouTube channel. Currently this can't be done in the Android or iOS YouTube apps, but you can use the mobile site or a computer:

Create a personal channel with your name
  1. Make sure you're signed in to YouTube. 
  2. Go to create a channel (if you already have a channel, the link will take you to it).
  3. Check the details and click OK to create your new channel.
Create a channel with a business or other name
  1. Make sure you're signed in to YouTube.
  2. Go to All my channels.
  3. If you want to make a YouTube channel for a Google+ page that you manage, you can choose it here. Otherwise, click Create a new channel.
  4. Fill out the details to create your new channel.
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