Manage channels in Studio Content Manager beta

The features described in this article are available only to partners who use YouTube's Content ID matching system.

You can create or link channels to your Content Manager to manage channels and videos at scale.

Add or remove channels

Follow instructions in the articles below to add or remove channels from your Content Manager:

Enable Content ID for videos

Once a channel has been added to your Content Manager, you can claim videos for that channel. To enable Content ID claiming for individual videos in linked channels:

  1. Sign in to Studio Content Manager beta.
  2. From the left menu, select Videos.
  3. Check the boxes next to videos you’d like to use as references.
  4. Select Edit and then Content ID matching.
  5. Choose Enable and pick a match policy for the video.
  6. Click UPDATE VIDEOS.

Edit video settings

You can edit an individual video’s metadata and settings from Studio Content Manager beta. Use the Videos page to turn on monetization for videos, edit metadata, and more. You can also complete these actions in bulk for multiple videos at once. Learn more about editing video settings

Edit channel permissions

You can edit permissions for individual channel owners in Studio Content Manager beta. There are separate permissions for:

  • Monetize uploads: Allow channel owners to turn on monetization for individual videos
  • View revenue: Allow channel owners to see total ad revenue
  • Set match policy: (Some accounts) Allow channel owners to turn on Content ID matching for individual videos

To edit channel permissions: 

  1. Sign in to Studio Content Manager beta.
  2. From the left menu, select Channels.
  3. Beneath the “Channel permissions” columns, select Edit to update permissions.

View analytics

You can view analytics like view, likes, and comments for individual channels or videos in your Content Manager. Use the Analytics option in the left menu. Learn more about using YouTube Analytics in Studio. 

Monitor channel invites and statuses

An export of your channel list is helpful for finding terminated channels, keeping track of invites, and checking monetization status. In Studio, you can export a .csv file of your channel info.

  1. From the left menu, select Channels.
  2. Check the box at the top of the page to select all channels.
  3. Click Export and then Comma-separated values (.csv).
  4. When your export is ready, click DOWNLOAD.

Action claims and strikes for linked channels

Some Content Managers can dispute and appeal copyright claims and strikes on their linked channels. To review or appeal copyright claims:

  1. Sign in to Studio Content Manager beta.
  2. From the left menu, select Videos and Filter for “Copyright claims” or "Copyright strikes".
  3. Hover over “Copyright claim” in the Restrictions column and select SEE DETAILS.
  4. Review the info. Click SELECT ACTION to see additional steps you can take.
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