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Opt in or out of YouTube emails

There are two versions of the YouTube desktop experience, the current version and the new version. Follow the instructions for the experience you have.

Turn on emails from YouTube

You can opt in to receive emails about your YouTube activity, general updates and announcements, or personalized tips for your YouTube channel in your account notification settings.

  1. Sign in to your YouTube account.
  2. In the top right, click your account icon > Settings .
  3. In the left menu, click Notifications.
  4. Select Send me emails about my YouTube activity
  5. Under "I’d like to receive email updates from YouTube about," select the boxes to get information about:
    • General updates, announcements, and videos: Examples include new products, new features, and newsletters.
    • My YouTube channel: updates, announcements, and personalized tips: Examples include new features for creators to grow their channels, event invitations, and partnership opportunities.
    • My paid YouTube subscriptions (for example, YouTube Red): Examples include new features, events, and newsletters.
    • YouTube Music updates, announcements, and recommendations: Examples include new features and newsletters.
    • YouTube Gaming updates, announcements, and recommendations: Examples include new features and newsletters.
    • YouTube Kids updates, announcements, and recommendations: Examples include new features and newsletters
    • Recommended videos: Notifications about videos you might like based on what you watch.

Turn off emails from YouTube

To turn off an email notification, just click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email. You can also choose to unsubscribe from certain types of email or all emails from YouTube.

Unsubscribe from certain types of emails

To unsubscribe from certain types of emails from YouTube, go to your account notification settings:

  1. Sign in to your YouTube account.
  2. In the top right, click your account icon > Settings .
  3. In the left menu, click Notifications.
  4. Under "I’d like to receive email updates from YouTube about," uncheck the boxes for the types of email updates you'd like to stop getting. 

Unsubscribe from all emails

To unsubscribe from all emails from YouTube, go to your account notification settings:

  1. Sign in to your YouTube account.
  2. In the top right, click your account icon > Settings .
  3. In the left menu, click Notifications.
  4. Select Only send me required service announcement emails.

 

 

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