Edit video settings

After you upload a video, you can make changes to its metadata in YouTube Studio beta. Change everything from your video's title to caption and comment settings. Learn how to make changes to multiple videos at once.

Get tips on editing your video from start to finish from the Creator Academy. 

Edit video details

  1. Sign in to YouTube Studio beta.
  2. From the left menu, select Videos.
  3. Click on a video’s title or thumbnail.
  4. Set the video’s settings and select Save.

Available video settings 

Basic settings tab

  • Title
  • Description
  • Tags
  • Visibility
  • Monetization
  • Playlists
  • Thumbnail
Advanced settings tab
  • Categories
  • License and rights ownership
  • Caption certification
  • Recording date
  • Video location
  • Language
  • Syndication
  • Comment settings
If you want to note that the video is about a specific game, you can select the "Gaming" category and add the title in the video's advanced settings. 

Edit video info in Creator Studio Classic

Creator Studio Classic

  1. Go to your channel's Video Manager. You'll see a list of your uploaded videos.
  2. Find the video you want to edit, then click Edit under the video title.
  3. On the “Info and Settings” page, you'll see four tabs, depending on your account type:
    • Basic info:  Change video title, description, tags, and privacy settings. You can also choose to add your video to a specific playlist.
    • Translations: Select the original language of the video and add translations of your video title and description into other languages.
    • Monetization: See the options for monetizing your video. Learn more about monetizing your content.
    • Advanced settings: Set comment permissions, license and rights ownership, syndication, closed certification, distribution options, age restrictions, category, language, community contributions, recording date, video statistics privacy, and paid promotion indications.
If you want to note that the video is about a specific game, you can select the "Gaming" category and add the title in the video's advanced settings. 
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