Manage comments

The information below is about the YouTube Studio mobile app. Learn more about using the comments page on your computer.

You can review, manage and interact with comments across your channel and its videos, including removing or flagging comments.

Review all comments

  1. Open the YouTube Studio app .
  2. Tap menu > 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 that you want to review and you can take any of the following actions from the window that opens:
    • Reply to the comment
    • Approve the comment
    • Delete the comment
    • Report the comment
    • Hide the comment and future comments from that person

Moderate comments for a specific video

  1. Open the YouTube Studio app .
  2. Tap menu > Videos .
  3. Find and select the video that 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 set which comment your fans see first when viewing your content. 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 that you would like to pin.
  3. Tap the menu icon More Menu > 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 favourite 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 that you want to add a heart to. 
  3. Look for the  icon next to the thumbs up/thumbs down icons.

Viewers will see your avatar with a small red heart on the lower left and receive a notification (depending on viewer opt-in settings on desktop and mobile) that a channel owner 'loves your comment'.

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