Question: How do you verify YouTube Studio?


Verifying your identity in YouTube Studio is crucial for unlocking features such as live streaming, uploading videos longer than 15 minutes, and custom thumbnail creation. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to verify YouTube Studio:

Step 1: Sign in to YouTube Studio

  • Go to YouTube Studio and sign in with your Google account that you use for your YouTube channel.

Step 2: Navigate to Settings

  • In the left sidebar of YouTube Studio, click on 'Settings'. This will open a new window with various settings options.

Step 3: Access Channel Settings

  • Under the Settings menu, click on 'Channel', and then select the 'Feature eligibility' tab.

Step 4: Verify Your Account

  • Under the 'Features that require phone verification' section, click on 'Verify phone number'. You will be redirected to a verification page.
  • Choose your country from the drop-down menu, and decide whether you want to receive your verification code via voice call or SMS.
  • Enter your phone number and click ‘Submit’. Shortly after, you will receive a verification code.
  • Enter the received verification code into the provided field on YouTube and submit.

Step 5: Complete Verification

  • Upon successful entry of the verification code, your YouTube account will be verified. This will allow you to access additional features within YouTube Studio.

Verifying your YouTube Studio not only enhances your ability to manage your channel but also helps protect your channel by confirming your identity. Make sure to follow these steps accurately to complete the verification process.

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