Change your channel name or icon

For a YouTube channel connected to a Google+ page or profile, your YouTube channel name and icon reflect the name and photo of the connected Google+ page or profile.

Note that changing your name or icon is currently not possible in the YouTube mobile apps or mobile site, but can be done on a computer:

Change channel name

If your channel is connected to Google+, you can change the channel name:

  1. Sign in to your channel on YouTube.
  2. Open the Guide and click My Channel.
  3. Point your cursor at your channel name and click the pencil icon edit > Channel settings.
  4. Under Account Information, click Change next to your channel name.
Google+ supports changing your name up to three times in 90 days. Please keep this in mind if you decide to edit your name. Find out more about Google+ names.
Change channel icon
  1. Sign in to your channel on YouTube.
  2. Open the Guide and click My Channel.
  3. Point your cursor at your channel icon and click the pencil icon edit.

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