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 programmes.
We've made changes to how this works; read the information below for changes in how Community Guidelines strikes, copyright strikes and Content ID blocks can affect your YouTube account.
If you receive a copyright strike or a Community Guidelines strike, you will still have access to most YouTube features and programmes. If you don't have access to certain features, you may need to verify your account.
Keep these guidelines in mind:
- If you receive a strike on an active live stream or archived live stream, your live stream access may be disabled. Find out about live stream restrictions.
- If you get 3 strikes, your YouTube channel will be terminated.
- Deleting videos will not clear your strikes. Find out how to resolve copyright strikes or appeal Community Guidelines strikes.
If you're having issues, learn how to get help as a YouTube Creator.