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Turn Super Chat & Super Stickers on or off

Super Chat and Super Stickers are ways to monetize your channel. These features let your viewers buy chat messages that stand out and, in some cases, pin them to the top of a chat feed. Learn more about eligibility.

Keep in mind that you're responsible for complying with all applicable laws while using Super Chat and Super Stickers. These laws may cover whether you can turn on, offer, send, and get money from Super Chats and Super Stickers.

Super Chat & Super Stickers: Setup and Tips for Using Them

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Turn Super Chat or Super Stickers on or off for your channel

Turn on Super Chat or Super Stickers

  1. Sign in to studio.youtube.com.
  2. In the left menu, click Monetization.
  3. In the menu at the top of the main dash, click Supers and then Get started and follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. Once you’ve completed all the instructions, you’ll find 2 options: 
    • “Super Chat status is on” next to a blue switch.
    • “Super Stickers status is on” next to a blue switch. 

Turn off Super Chat or Super Stickers

  1. Sign in to studio.youtube.com.
  2. In the left menu, click Monetization.
  3. In the menu at the top of the main dash, click Supers.
  4. Choose one or both of the following options:
    • Click the switch next to “Super Chat status is on.”
    • Click the switch next to “Super Stickers status is on.”
  5. In the pop-up, click the checkbox next to “I understand the implications of this action” and then Turn off.

Note: If a third party administers your rights, check with them first before turning on Super Chat or Super Stickers.

Turn on Super Chat for your network

Allow network to turn on Super Chat

  1. On a computer, sign in to YouTube Studio.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Click "Agreements" and accept the "Commerce Product Addendum".

Turn on Super Chat & Super Stickers for Premieres

Super Chat & Super Stickers work with YouTube Premieres. If you’ve turned on Super Chats & Super Stickers for your channel, they’re automatically turned on when you premiere a video. Follow these instructions to premiere a video with Super Chat or Super Stickers:

  1. On a computer, sign in to YouTube with your Super Chat- or Super Sticker-enabled channel.
  2. At the top of the page, click Upload  , or go to youtube.com/upload.
  3. Click Scheduled in the drop down menu.
    • Note that selecting Public will cue the premiere to start immediately after the video is done uploading.
    • Unlisted videos can't be premiered.
  4. Click the video that you'd like to upload from your computer.
  5. On the next page, turn on Premiere.
  6. Select the date and time of your premiere.
  7. When the video is done processing, click Premiere in the top-right corner.
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