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. Tap your profile picture .
  2. Tap Your channel.
  3. Under your channel name, tap EDIT CHANNEL.
  4. Next to your name, tap Edit .
  5. Update your channel name and tap the tick in the corner.

Bear in mind…

  • After changing your name, it may take a few days for the new name to update and be displayed 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 appears on the 'About' tab of your channel page. 

  1. Tap your profile picture .
  2. Tap Your channel.
  3. Under your channel name, tap EDIT CHANNEL.
  4. Next to your description, tap Edit .
  5. Update your channel description and tap the tick in the corner.

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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