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Changes to account standing

Previously, YouTube accounts with Community Guidelines strikes, copyright strikes, or Content ID blocks would lose access to a set of account features and programs.

We've made changes to how this works, so read below for changes in how Community Guidelines strikes, copyright strikes, and Content ID blocks can affect your YouTube account.

Strike guidelines

If you receive a copyright strike or a Community Guidelines strike, you will still have access to most YouTube features and programs. If you don’t have access to certain features, you may need to verify your account.

Keep these guidelines in mind:

If you're having issues, learn how to get help as a YouTube Creator.

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