Edit video settings

After you upload a video, you can make changes to its metadata in YouTube Studio. 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.
  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
  • Audience
  • 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. 

Watch how to edit video settings

Check out the following video from the YouTube Creators channel on how to edit video settings.

Edit Video Settings with YouTube Studio

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