Types of YouTube Verification (Account/Channel)
- Verifying Your YouTube Name
- Verifying Your YouTube Account
Although both are little bit different but purpose is same to verifying your YouTube account. But according to "Verification" word, they both are often confused with each other, so don't worry below I'll explain both about how they work and what each of them.
Guide to Verifying Your YouTube Account
Now below is the complete ultimate guide about how to easily verifying your YouTube account and use many features of YouTube which are only available for you if your YouTube channel is verified. Without verification, you cannot use these features like
- Appeal Against Copyright Claims
- Use Custom Thumbnails
- Upload Videos Longer Than 15 Minutes or More
So first verify your channel and then use it properly and further use. Now below I'll mention all these steps to verifying your channel.
Step1 - Find Your YouTube Account Setting
First of all go to YouTube and Sign In to your YouTube account, and then click on "Gear Icon" or setting of YouTube.
Step2 - Use Additional Features
Now here you can use your additional features to verify channel. Simply click on the link "View Additional Features" and go to the features page.
Step3 - Find and Then Click on Verify Button
Now you'll see the "verify button" simply click on it and go to the verification page.
Step4 - Choose Your Country and Verification Method
Now here you see the two function. In first, simply select your country where you live and then choose verification method. YouTube verify your account simply via Mobile Number, so just choose how to verifying your channel via SMS or via Phone Call as your choice.
Step5 - Enter Phone Number
Now after that, you'll see a box where you enter your Mobile Phone Number and then click on "Submit" button. If you choose Phone Call verification method, then you'll see a pop up box which only you confirm button and then use this method. But if you use SMS method, then simply adding your number and a 6-digit code will be sending to your mobile number by Google.
If you use the SMS verification method then this box is not comes and simply click on Submit.
Step6 - Enter 6-Digit Verification Code
Now after receiving message from Google, you'll receive a 6-digit code, simply entering this code in the field provided and click on confirm button.
Step7 - Confirmed You're Verified
Now check your status, your account is fully verified by YouTube / Google, now you'll use all features of YouTube for better experience.
So after verifying your YouTube account, all features which you want to use are visible for further use. I hope you may like this and fully understand this ultimate guide. This is called "Verifying YouTube Account". But if you want to verify your YouTube Name then see below.
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How to Verify YouTube Name
As you see the verified account on Facebook, Twitter or even Google+ that makes a brand far more credible and useful to other visitors and your followers. Similarly, YouTube also provide the facility to make your channel "BRANDING" by verifying it. If your YouTube Name / account is fully verified, then it make a sense and it tell to users that this page is authentic.
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So the question is that how do you make your YouTube channel a BRAND?
When YouTube channel is verified your name, it will show a little verification badge just after your channel name, that showed that your page is professional, and authentic. Just like look out the Google Official page where you see the verified sign just after brand name of Google.
But unfortunately, just like Facebook, Twitter and all other social media sites, you can apply for this directly, because Google/ YouTube first check your brand and then verified your name. Google reviews a different factors about your channel and then decide that your is eligible or not.
Google Suggested different things to do if you want to verifying your YouTube Channel.
- First connect your YouTube channel to your Google+ page.
- You Google+ page must be authorized by your company name, product, or brand.
- Verifying your website with Google+ as well as YouTube separately.
- You must have a substantial / large number of subscribers on your YouTube channel as well as your Google+ page.
After that, just wait for sometimes, because Google check your status and then decide it is compulsory that for you to verifying your name and make your channel a "BRAND".
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