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Translate your own video titles & descriptions

You can add translated video titles and descriptions to your videos so your fans can find your videos in their own language. This makes your videos more accessible to viewers outside of your home country and helps you build a global audience.

Use the tools below to have your video's title and description show in the right language to the right users. If you use YouTube's Content Manager to manage claimed content, you can upload a CSV file to localize video titles and descriptions.

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In your YouTube account
  1. On YouTube, go to your channel's Video Manager. Get there by clicking your account icon in the top right > Creator Studio. On the left, click Video Manager. You'll see a list of your uploaded videos.
  2. Next to the video you want to add a translated title and description to, click Edit > Info and Settings.
  3. Under the video, click on the Translations tab.
  4. Click the box under Original language to set the video's language.
    • Tip: You can also set this as the default language for all new uploads by checking the box next to "Default for new uploads."
  5. Under Translate into, select or add the language you want to add your translated title and description in.
  6. Enter the translated title and description and click Save changes.
API submission

To access the API instructions, go to the Google Developers site and use the instructions under the Setting localized titles and descriptions section.

Note: If you don't have access to this site, contact support to be added.

 
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