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How to Verify Your YouTube Account in 2019

How to Verify Your YouTube Account in 2019

Understanding How to Verify your YouTube Account in 2019 is the first and most important step that you need to take in order to get started creating a successful YouTube Channel. Getting Verified on YouTube gives your the following benefits

 

  • Enables Custom Thumbnails
  • Allows longer video upload over 15mins
  • Add links to external websites in annotations
  • Enables Live Streaming
  • Unlisted & Private Videos

 

To get verified you need a mobile number where google will send you a verification code via text or voice call that you can then use to verify your YouTube Channel.

Steps on How to Verify your YouTube Account in 2019

Step 1 Log in to YouTube Account

Step 2 Go to YouTube Studio

Step 3 Enter Creator Studio Classic

Step 4 Head to Status & Features

Step 5 Click on the Verify Button

Step 6 Enter Country Location

Step 7 Choose a Verification method

Step 8 Enter Phone Number and click Submit

Step 9 Get 6 digit Verification Code on your Phone

Step 10 Enter Verification code

Step 1 Log in to YouTube Account

Make sure you are logged in to your YouTube Account or Gmail Account

If you are logged in you will see your profile picture in the top right and the gmail address as you hover over it

 

If you aren’t logged in log in now

Step 2 Go to YouTube Studio

Head over to YouTube Studio

Step 3 Enter Creator Studio Classic

Click on Creator Studio Classic

 

Click Skip 

Step 4 Head to Status & Features

Click on Status and Features under Channel

 

Then you will see the verify button next to your channel

 

Now a lot of people in my last video had problems getting to this step

If you are battling to get here, here are some tips you can use

 

Shortcut 1 just type into your url https://www.youtube.com/features

 

The second option is to head straight to the verify page enter https://www.youtube.com/verify

Into your URL 

Step 5 Click on the Verify Button

Follow the prompts to verify your channel 

Step 6 Enter your Country Location

Select your country from the dropdown list

Step 7 Choose a Verification method

Choose between a voice message and a text message

Step 8 Enter Phone Number and click Submit

Enter your phone number and click submit to go to the next step

Step 9 Get 6 digit Verification Code on your Phone

Enter the verification code and click submit

Step 10 Enter Verification code

If you don’t have a mobile number to verify your account with you can watch this video on how to verify your account without a number

 

https://youtu.be/55M2fM-hGO0