Turn Super Chat and Super Stickers on or off

Super Chat and Super Stickers are ways to monetise your channel through the YouTube Partner Programme. These features let your viewers purchase 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 – including whether or not you can enable, offer, send and receive money from Super Chats and Super Stickers.

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

Turn Super Chat or Super Stickers on

  1. Sign in to studio.youtube.com.
  2. In the left-hand menu, click Monetisation.
  3. In the menu at the top of the main dash, click Live chat and then Get started and follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. Once you've completed all the instructions, you'll find two options: 
    • 'Super Chat status is on' next to a blue toggle.
    • 'Super Stickers status is on' next to a blue toggle. 

Turn Super Chat or Super Stickers off

  1. Sign in to studio.youtube.com.
  2. In the left-hand menu, click Monetisation.
  3. In the menu at the top of the main dash, click Live chat.
  4. Choose one or both of the following options:
    • Switch the toggle next to 'Super Chat status is on'.
    • Switch the toggle next to 'Super Stickers status is on'.
  5. In the pop-up, tick the box next to 'I understand the implications of this action' and then Turn off.

Turn on Super Chat for your network

Allow network to turn on Super Chat

  1. On a computer, sign in to your YouTube MCN account.
  2. Go to www.youtube.com/owner_features.
  3. In the 'Paid features' card, click Enable.

Turn on Super Chat and Super Stickers for Premieres

Super Chat and Super Stickers work with YouTube Premieres. If you've enabled Super Chats and Super Stickers on 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 visit youtube.com/upload.
  3. Click Scheduled in the drop-down menu.
    • Note that selecting 'Public' will prompt the premiere to start immediately after the video has finished 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 has finished processing, click Premiere in the top-right corner.
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