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Replace or delete your video

You can delete any video you uploaded to your YouTube channel. You can’t replace a video since any new video uploads will get a new URL, but you can make changes to the existing video.

Delete your own videos

You can remove any videos that you uploaded from your own account. If you delete a video, it's permanently deleted — you can't recover it through YouTube. If you want to see it again, make sure you have a backup saved.

  1. Sign in to YouTube.
  2. Tap Library  > My videos.
  3. Go to the video you want to delete.
  4. Next to the video, tap menu .
  5. Select Delete.

After you delete the video, no one will be able to view it. It may take some time for it to disappear from video search results and thumbnail images.

Replace a video 

You can’t replace a video because any new video you upload to YouTube will get a new URL. Instead, you can:   

 
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