Manage your channel’s basic info

You can manage basic info about your channel such as channel name and description, translations, and links.

Change your channel name

  1. In the mobile app, tap your profile picture .
  2. Tap Your channel.
  3. Tap Edit Channel .
  4. Enter your updated name and tap OK.

Keep in mind…

  • After changing your name, it may take a few days for the new name to update and display across YouTube.

  • If you’ve translated your channel name with channel translations, you’ll need to update the translations with your new name.

Change your channel description

Your channel description shows on the “About” tab of your channel page. 

  1. In the mobile app, tap your profile picture .
  2. Tap Your channel.
  3. Tap Edit Channel .
  4. Enter your updated description and tap OK.

Watch how to manage your channel's basic info

Watch the following video from the YouTube Creators channel on how to change your channel name and description, translations, and links.

How to Change Your YouTube Channel Name and Description from Your Phone

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