Turn off ads for videos

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

Creator Studio Classic

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

YouTube Studio beta

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

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

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