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 Google 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.
- Sign in to YouTube.
- Tap Library > My videos.
- Go to the video you want to delete.
- Next to the video, tap Menu .
- Select Delete.
After you delete a video, the video URL and title will no longer be visible or searchable in YouTube Analytics. Data associated with the video such as Watch time will still be part of aggregate reports, but will not be attributed to the deleted video.
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: