In Order to create a youtube channel , you must have a Youtube account , So Lets Learn To Create a Youtube account first.After that we will learn the dashboard tools of youtube
Easy step by step procedure to create a YouTube account .
Step 1 – if you have a gmail account , you can use your gmail email ID & Password to login to your youtube account , you need not to create a separate account for YouTube , because gmail & youtube both are google’s product.
But if you don’t have a gmail account , Then create a new gmail account first , which will be used for log in to YouTube.
Step 2 – Go to – www.gmail.com & click on – Create an account . now you will be redirected to sign up page of gmail , here you need to fill up the required details .
- a) Enter your first name & last name
b)Now you have to choose a user name ( which will be your email ID @gmail.com ) , In the given box enter any Id which you like to get for you , once you proceed to next box , you may find a message like this in red color –
This means that this ID which you are willing to get for you is already owned by some one else, Hence you need to make some changes in your desired ID , you can add extra letters or words , and try again .
- c) Now create a password for your account , your password may contain combination of letter , words & special characters , now re enter your password in confirm your password box.
- d) Now you need to enter your – Date of Birth , gender & your mobile number in the desired box.
e ) Now you will be prompted to enter your – current email address , Here you need to enter a email address which you or your friends & family owns , because this email address will be used to recover your account if hacked by some one . in such situation , you can recover your account vis this email ID. so if you have any email address of either yahoo , msn , rediff , hotmail etc , you can mention here of your own or your friends / family member
- f) Now you will asked to prove your shelf that you are not a robot , hence you need to enter the text shown in figure in that empty box .
- g) Now select your country from the list & click in box – that you are agree with google’s terms & condition. & click on next step.
h ) Now you may or may not be required to verify your phone number , if asked then google will send a code on your mobile via sms or call , you need to enter that code in the desired box. and submit .
i ) Now you will be prompted to upload & set your profile photo , which will be also used for your YouTube account .
Step 3. Open – www.youtube .com click on sign in / login . enter your Gmail ID & password . & you will be logged in to your youtube account .
Now you are Ready to Create a Youtube Channel
Steps to create a YouTube channel .
Step 1. Login to youtube.com , with your gmail ID and password & go to – My Channel
Step 2 . Add a channel art . Channel art is the header banner on the top of your youtube channel , which is shown to public when he access your channel . This image which you use should be not less than – 2560 X 1440 pixel resolution . when you will upload the channel art photo on your youtube channel , youtube will show a preview of your channel art which will appear on desktop , mobile & tablets . hence preview all the device views and if you feel that your channel art is not correctly appearing on any device then adjust it by Photoshop . or if you do not know Photoshop then design your channel art online free of cost offered by several websites.
Step 3. Now upload a profile photo , or your logo what ever you wish to upload. , for uploading your profile picture , you will be redirected to google plus page , here you need to upload your profile picture and fill other details as well and return back to youtube , you need to logout and login again to your youtube channel to view your profile picture on youtube.
Step 4 . Now go to video manager , an click on Channel , under account status , you need to verify your account by phone by sms or automated call , in verification process you will receive a code which you need to enter in the box provided, once you do this your account status will be verified.
Step5 . Now you need to upload few videos on your channel. Once your video gets few views again go to Video manager & then go to channel . Now here you need to update some settings for your channel , like – enable monetization for your channel , as a result advertisement starts appearing across your videos , and you will be able to make money from ads.
Step 6 – Enable longer videos upload . This will allow you to upload longer videos in your account which are more than 5 minutes duration.
Step 7 .Enable content ID Appeal & Live events for your account. which will allow you benefits to make an appeal for your videos in any issue ,and live event s option will allow you to broadcast any live event on youtube .