How to Verify Your YouTube Account

Learn how to verify your YouTube account
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Written by Stasia
Updated 1 week ago

Overview

To go live on YouTube, you need a Google account and a YouTube Channel. Create a Google account, go to YouTube and click Sign In if your Google account is not connected to YouTube.

To start the verification process, go to youtube.com/verify.

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Step 1

Select your country and how you want to receive the verification code (call or text). Fill out all the required information afterwards.

Hit Submit.

Step 2

Enter the code you receive and click Submit.

The verification process takes 24 hours to complete. Once verified, you will see the following message:


Note: It is important to verify your YouTube account; otherwise, you will not be able to go live and will receive the following error message in the Studio:

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