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How to Claim Your YouTube Handle in 1 Minute

If you’re a content creator on YouTube, it’s essential to have a unique and recognisable username or handle. Having a custom YouTube handle can help your viewers easily find and remember your channel. In this blog post, we will guide you through the simple steps to claim your YouTube handle in just one minute.

Watch the video below or read the rest of this post on how to claim YouTube handles in a minute.

Step 1: Sign in to YouTube

To claim your YouTube handle, you need to be logged into your YouTube account. If you don’t have a YouTube account, you’ll need to create one first.

Step 2: Go to Your Channel Settings

Step 3: Create your custom URL

Under “Channel Settings”, click on “Advanced Settings”. Here, you’ll see the option to create a custom URL for your channel. Click on the link that says “You’re eligible for a custom URL”. You’ll be prompted to enter your desired URL. Make sure to keep it fun and concise.

Step 4: Check the availability of your desired URL

After entering your desired URL, YouTube will check its availability. If your desired URL is already taken, you\’ll need to come up with a different one.

Step 5: Claim your custom URL

If your desired URL is available, click “Confirm choice”. That’s it! You’ve successfully claimed your YouTube handle in just one minute.

It\’s important to note that you must have at least 100 subscribers and a channel that\’s at least 30 days old to claim a custom URL on YouTube. Once you\’ve claimed your custom URL, it will be your permanent URL, so make sure to choose wisely.

In conclusion, claiming your YouTube handle is a quick and easy process that can help your viewers easily find and remember your channel. By following these simple steps, you can claim your custom URL in just one minute.

Go to your profile picture in the top right corner of the screen. From the dropdown menu, select “Settings”.

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