Setting up a channel on YouTube is pretty easy, and it’s a pretty efficient way of getting your product across to the billions of people that come to the site every day. But it isn’t compulsory for a YouTube user to have a YouTube channel, as you can continue to enjoy exciting videos on the site even if you don’t have a YouTube channel. So, if you have created a YouTube channel that you didn’t use anymore or you need to delete it for any other reason. We have provided you with a guide to help you delete your YouTube channel without any stress.
Even if you don’t have a YouTube channel, you can still continue to subscribe to other channels, watch videos and save them on the site. And since your YouTube account is linked to your google account, you can continue to enjoy all the benefits of being a user. To delete your YouTube channel, just follow the steps in the next section;
Steps to Delete Your YouTube Channel
- Open YouTube on your browser and sign in to your account. You can also do this on the YouTube app on your mobile device.
- Select your user account icon that is at the right corner of the screen and select settings for the menu.
- Besides your photo, select advanced under the email address, and you will see a new page with settings for your channel.
- Scroll down and look for the delete your channel button, click it and your channel will be deleted.
- You will be asked for your sign-in details for your Google account.
- The next page is the verification page, select the “I want to delete my content” or “I want to hide my content.” The second option helps you hide everything about your channel page so that other users can’t see them.
- If you want to proceed with deleting your account, choose the first option. The last verification will require that you enter your channel name and click on remove my content. After that, your channel will be permanently deleted.
After deleting your channel, you can still get back the buzzing world of YouTube and explore as many videos as you want. Furthermore, your Google account, Google products like Gmail and other existing channels associated with it won’t be affected.