How to set up a YouTube Channel 2018

How to set up a YouTube channel in 2018

YouTube is the go to site for video sharing. Videos can be uploaded into your own channel, which is like a “homepage” for your account, where other people can see the videos you post on to the site. 
This guide will give you a step by step walk through of setting up your own YouTube channel to upload your own videos.


On the YouTube  website, you can sign in and set up a channel or make a new account if you don’t have a Google account. If you don’t have a Google account, click on Sign In and you can then create a new account. (If you have an account, sign in with your username and password).

If you need to set up a new Google account, complete the next screen with your personal details. Follow the onscreen prompts. Once you have setup your account, you can return to the YouTube home screen to setup your channel and upload videos.

Once you have set up your account, are signed in and on the home page, you can set up your channel or account home page from the main YouTube home page.

 Click on Upload at the top of the screen. 


The next screen will explain that you are setting up a channel and Google+ profile. It will also request you to complete the information that the public will see on the web when people go to your channel. It is also a good idea to use a username that gives an idea of the content of your channel, which helps people find it. But it does require a unique username. You can add or upload a photo if you wish. Click Continue to upload


Once you have clicked Continue, the next page will log you into your channel page, with the username you have given shown in the top right hand corner. 
You can now upload your video to your channel.


To see your home channel page, click on the profile picture at the top right of the screen, then click on creator studio.


then click on View channel then Your channel page will load.