How to Change Your Username on YouTube

By Erin Clifford

YouTube does not currently offer an option for changing a username. But there are ways to get around this minor hurdle.

Things You'll Need

  • YouTube account

Changing Your YouTube Username

Step 1

Log in to your YouTube account.

Step 2

Go to the "My Account" link. Choose "Manage My Account," then choose the option to delete your account.

Step 3

Set up another YouTube account with the desired username.

Tips & Warnings

  • It is not necessary to delete your original account, but it is the only way to have a YouTube account with your desired username.

References & Resources