How to create a second YouTube channel

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Preliminary information

Prima di enter the live of this tutorial and spiegarti how to create a second YouTube channel, you may find it useful to know what options are available to you, so that you can choose the one that you think best suits your needs.

Well, the first solution you can consider is create an additional YouTube channel with the same Google account that you used to create your main channel. You have to know, in fact, that YouTube allows you to associate up to 100 channels to a single Google account, with the possibility of diversifying their names and preferences. In addition, you can directly access the channel of your interest by setting it as the account's default channel.



If, on the other hand, you want create a second YouTube channel using a different Google account, you will be glad to know that the procedure is identical to that for creating a new YouTube channel. In this case, you can choose whether to create a personal channel (which uses the information associated with the Google account used) or a brand account, which allows you to create a channel with a different name than the one associated with the Google account.

Regardless of the solution adopted to create a second YouTube channel, I point out that it is possible to quickly switch from one channel to another and that, if necessary, it is also possible to transfer a YouTube channel between two different Google accounts. Is everything clear so far? Well, then let's take action.

How to open a second YouTube channel

After the necessary initial premise, you are ready for open a second YouTube channel by choosing one of the options that I indicated above. Find everything explained in detail right below.


With the same Google account


Be your intention 猫 open a second channel on YouTube using the same Google account to which a channel is already associated, all you have to do is connect to the famous video sharing platform, access the settings of your main channel and select the option to create a new channel.

To proceed from computer, connected to the main YouTube page and, if you have not already done so, log in with your Google account. Then press the button Log in located at the top right, select theGoogle account of your interest in the screen Scegli an account, enter the Password in the ready field and the pulsating prize NEXT, to login.

Now, click on yours photoat the top right, and select the option Settings from the menu that opens. In the new screen that appears, locate the section Your YouTube channel, tap on the item Add or edit your channels and click on the button Create a new channel. At this point, enter the name you want to associate with the new YouTube channel in the field Nome dell'account of the brand, award-winning Crea And that's it.

If you don't have a computer available and you intend to create a second YouTube channel from smartphones and tablets, I'm sorry to tell you that this cannot be done using either the YouTube app (Android / iOS / iPadOS) or the YouTube Studio (Android / iOS / iPadOS) app.


The only solution available to you is to use the browser installed on your device (eg. Chrome your android e Safari on iPhone / iPad) and activate the desktop version of the YouTube site. To do this, connect to the main page of the service and log in with your Google account (if you have not already done so). Then press on yours photoat the top right, and select the option Desktop site give the menu check if you press.


At this point, all you have to do is follow the instructions I gave you in the previous lines of this guide dedicated to the procedure for creating a second YouTube channel from your computer.

With a second Google account

You have decided to create a second YouTube channel using a different Google account from your main account? In this case, all you have to do is create a new Google account (if you don't have a second one yet) and then log into the popular video sharing platform to open a new channel.

To proceed from computer, connected to the main YouTube page and press the button Log in, top right. On the screen Scegli an accountselect l 'Google account of your interest in the list visible on the screen, enter the Password in the ready field and click on the button NEXT, to login.

Is the Google account you intend to use not on the list in question? If so, select the option Use an altro account and enter the details of your second Google account in the appropriate fields. If, on the other hand, you still need to create a secondary account, click on the buttons Use an altro account e Create an account, to create a new one.


After logging into YouTube with the second Google account, click on yours photo, top right, and select the option Create a channel from the menu that opens. Then press the button Start and, on the screen Choose how to create your channel, select the option of your interest among Use your name, to create a YouTube channel using the information (name, surname and photo) associated with the Google account in use, e Use a custom name, to create a brand account and customize the YouTube channel name.


In the first case, click on the button Select related to the item Use your name, to create your new YouTube channel. If, on the other hand, you have chosen the option Use a custom name, enter the name to be associated with the channel in question in the field Channel name, put the check mark necessary to complete the operation and click on the button Crea, to open your second YouTube channel using another Google account.

If you prefer to proceed from smartphone / tablet, you should know that using the YouTube app it is allowed to create a new personal channel using the information associated with your Google account without the possibility of customization.

That said, launch the YouTube app, tap on thelittle manat the top right, and select the option Log in from the menu that opens. If, on the other hand, you are already logged in to YouTube with another Google account, tap on yours photo, select the option Change account and press on the item Add account.

At this point, enter the data associated with your second Google account in the fields Email address or telephone number e Enter your password e fai tap sul pulsating NEXT, to login. Once this is done, click on photo associated with the Google account in question, select the option Your channel e fai tap sul pulsating Crea, to create a new YouTube channel.

How to switch channels on YouTube

How do you say? You have created a second YouTube channel but you don't know how to switch between channels? In this case, if the two channels are associated with the same Google account, all you have to do is click on the image associated with the channel in use and select the second YouTube channel.

To do it from computer, linked to the main YouTube page, click on yours photo, at the top right, click on the option Change account in the menu that opens and select the Youtube channel of your interest. If you change your mind, you can repeat the above procedure to change the channel again.

If you wish, you can also set the default channel associated with your Google account, so that you can access it directly whenever you connect to YouTube with that Google account. In this case, go to the channel of your interest, click on photo associated with the latter, press on the option Settings contained in the menu that opens and, in the new page displayed, select the item Advanced Settings. Finally, place a check mark next to the option Default channel And that's it.

If, on the other hand, your intention is to switch from one YouTube channel to another and these are associated with two different Google accounts, connected to the main YouTube page and, if you have not already done so, log in with the first Google account. Once this is done, press on yours photo, at the top right, select the option Change account from the menu that opens and choose the item Add account.

On the screen Scegli an account, then select the second Google account, enter it Password in the ready field and click on the button NEXT. At this point, to switch from one YouTube channel to another, all you have to do is press again on photo located at the top right, click on the item Change account and choose the Youtube channel say your interest.

In this case, please note that it is not possible to choose a YouTube channel to set as default. However, you can indicate which Google account to use as your primary account. In that regard, my guide on how to set up default Google account may be useful to you.

If you prefer to change YouTube channel from smartphones and tablets, start the app of the famous video sharing service, press the icon oflittle man, at the top right, tap the button Log in, enter the credentials associated with your Google account in the appropriate fields and press the button NEXT, to login.

Once this is done, to switch from one YouTube channel to another, whether they are associated with the same Google account or with two different accounts, press on photo matched to the currently selected channel and tap on canal nome (above) or on the option Change account. On the screen Account, tap on Youtube channel of your interest and that's it.

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