Manage comments

The information below is about the YouTube Studio mobile app. Learn more about moderating comments on a computer.

You can review, manage, and interact with comments across your channel and its videos.

Review all comments

  1. Open the YouTube Studio app .
  2. Tap Menu and then Comments.
  3. Your default view will be of all published comments. To review comments that are pending, tap Published comments and choose Held for review or Likely spam.
  4. Tap the comment you want to review and take any of the following actions:
    • Reply to the comment
    • Approve the comment
    • Delete the comment
    • Report the comment
    • Hide the comment and future comments from that commenter 

Moderate comments for a specific video

  1. Open the YouTube Studio app .
  2. Tap Menu and then Videos .
  3. Find and select the video you want to edit.
  4. Scroll down to the comments section.
  5. Tap an individual comment to review the comment or scroll down and tap View more to see a larger list of the video’s comments.

Pin comments to the top


You can pin comments to the top of the comments section to customize which comment your fans see first. You can choose to pin your own comment or a fan comment.

  1. Open the YouTube Studio app .
  2. In the comments below a video, go to the comment you want like to pin.
  3. Tap More More Menu and then Pin.

Viewers will see this comment at the top of the watch page with the "Pinned by" icon and your channel name.

Add hearts to favorite comments

You can use a heart to show appreciation for a viewer's comment on your video.

  1. Open the YouTube Studio app .
  2. Go to the comment you want to add a heart to. 
  3. Tap the  .

Viewers will see that you’ve added a heart to their comment and may get a notification.

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