If you have been looking for ways to permanently delete your Youtube channel, this guide is for you. In this post you are going to find out how to do it on your desktop and on mobile phone.
So let’s get started.
1. Select the Correct YouTube Channel
The first thing you need to do is ensure that you’ve got the correct YouTube channel selected for deletion. To do this, go to the top right, press on your profile icon, and check the currently selected channel.
If it’s incorrect, click on “Switch account” and change the channel. If it’s the right one, proceed to the next step. Click on YouTube Studio. In the studio, navigate to the bottom left and press on “Settings.” Wait for the page to load.
2. Go to Advanced Settings
In the Settings menu, click on “Channel.” Within the Channel settings, find and click on “Advanced settings.”
Scroll down until you see the option “Remove YouTube content” under “Other settings.” Click on it, and you’ll be directed to a new page.
Sign in if prompted. You’ll then see two options: “I want to hide my content” and “I want to permanently delete my content.” Choose the second option.
A warning will appear, stating that this action will permanently delete the YouTube data associated with the channel. Make sure you understand what will be deleted.
If you’re certain about deleting the content, select the confirmation checkbox and press “Delete my content.”
Type in your channel name to confirm your decision. Press “Delete my content.”
The content deletion process may take a few minutes to a few days.
And there you have it You’ve successfully deleted the YouTube channel and all associated data.
How to Recover a Permanently Deleted YouTube Channel
If you find yourself in a situation where you have permanently deleted your YouTube channel and want to recover it, worry not. The recovery process is straightforward. Let’s dive right into the steps:
Open your preferred internet browser to initiate the recovery process.
1. Visit YouTube Support
In the browser’s search bar, type “youtube.com support” and hit enter. This will take you to YouTube’s support page.
2. Access Contact Support
Once on the support page, scroll down and locate the “Contact Us” option. Click on it to proceed.
3. Specify the Issue
You’ll be prompted with a “Tell us what we can help with” box. In this box, type “deleted YouTube account recovery” and click on “Next.”
4. Select “Other”
On the next screen, click on “Other” to specify the nature of your issue.
Scroll down and click on “Next Step” to continue with the recovery process.
5. Submit Feedback
Now, click on the three horizontal lines at the top left corner of your screen. Scroll down and select “Submit Feedback.”
6. Provide Brief Information
In the feedback box, briefly state the issue you are facing. Include all relevant information about why you deleted your YouTube channel and why you now want to recover it.
Click on “Next” and then hit the “Send” option at the bottom of the screen to submit your feedback.
Once you’ve completed these steps, your deleted YouTube channel recovery request will be submitted. Now, all that’s left to do is patiently wait for the recovery process to take effect.