Turn off ads for videos

You can turn off monetization for any videos you've already uploaded.

Creator Studio Classic

  1. Sign in to YouTube.
  2. In the top right, click your account icon > Creator Studio.
  3. On the left, select Video Manager.
  4. Select the video(s) where you want to turn ads off. You can select all your videos by clicking the checkbox at the top of the screen next to "Actions."
  5. Click Actions > More actions > Monetization.
  6. Select Off.
  7. Click Submit.

YouTube Studio beta

  1. Sign in to YouTube.
  2. Go to studio.youtube.com
  3. In the left menu, select Videos.
  4. Select video where you want to turn off ads.
  5. In the left menu, select Monetization.
  6. In the top “Monetization” box, click > Off > Apply.
  7. In the top right, click Save.

If you want to disable monetization on your channel completely, follow the instructions on how to leave the YouTube Partner Program.

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