How to Create a YouTube Channel or New YouTube Account

Learn how to create a YouTube Channel or new YouTube Account in minutes. Our guide walks you through the steps of starting your new channel.

Written By Thematic Team

On July 9, 2023

Learn how to create a YouTube Channel or new YouTube Account in minutes. Our guide walks you through all of the steps of starting your new YouTube channel.

Step-by-Step Guide to Create a YouTube Channel

First, sign-in to the Google account of your choice. This account will be the ‘owner’ of your YouTube channel so keep this in mind when selecting your Google account.

Sign in to Google

Next, navigate to Another way to access this page is by going to and clicking your profile photo in the top right-hand corner. Then select Switch Account from the drop-down menu and click on View All Channels.

*NOTE: If you are logged in to multiple Google accounts, please make sure that you select your preferred account from the top right-hand user drop-down menu.

On this page, you will see all of the channels that you already have created from your Google account. You can create a YouTube channel directly from this page.

To create a YouTube Channel, click the box that says Create a new channel.

Create a New YouTube Channel

You will be asked to Create your channel name. This is where you will name your YouTube channel. Don’t worry if you change your mind, you can always rename your channel later if you need to.

Once you’ve entered the name of your YouTube channel and accepted the terms by clicking the checkbox, click Create to finish creating your channel.

Create Your Channel Name for your New YouTube Brand Account

That’s it! You’re now one step closer to starting your new YouTube creator journey! Get the ultimate guide on how to start a YouTube channel here.

👉 Pro tip: We recommend customizing your new YouTube account with your preferred upload settings, profile photo and channel art, social links, and description before uploading your videos. This will help to establish your YouTube brand identity.

Good luck! We can’t wait to see what you create on your brand new channel!

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