How to Change Your YouTube Channel URL to a Custom URL

When you create a new YouTube Channel your channel is given a unique URL, which normally look like this: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNimhyukHP5tdka3a9zi9Nw

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You can see that it is quite complicated and hard to remember. If you’d like a simpler URL, you can add a custom URL to your Channel. To add a custom URL, use the following steps:

  1. Make sure you’re signed into YouTube, and go to your advanced account settings.
  2. Under Channel Settings, click Create custom URL.
  3. You’ll then be able to choose the URL you want. Note that you can’t choose a URL that someone’s already chosen. Once you’ve chosen your custom URL, it will appear like this: http://www.youtube.com/user/CUSTOMURL
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