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How to Get YouTube Custom URL 2019

November 5, 2019

Recently I was asked by a fellow YouTuber friend. How do you get that YouTube Custom URL for your channel? – How to Get YouTube Custom URL 2018 That’s what we talk about today.
Here we go! Hello and welcome back to another video.
If you’re new around here and you’re looking to start a YouTube channel, grow
your YouTube channel, or push your brand out there onto the second largest search
engine on the Internet. Click SUBSCRIBE and START CREATING! YouTube branding is a very important thing. It highlights who you are. It
highlights how people can find you and more importantly when you get that
special URL link, it’s a hell of a lot easier to remember a short name. Rather than a long weird one that looks
crazy. Now before I get started on telling you How to get YouTube custom URL in 2018. I’d like to thank Desiree Martinez for suggesting this question. If you want other questions answered why don’t you leave the the question down below. I’ll try and make a video out of it or if you have any like related comments in reference
to YouTube channel custom URLs. Once again, please leave a comment down below. Now the YouTube custom URL is a feature that everybody can get. It’s not some hidden thing. You don’t have to be partnered.
You don’t have to have a million subscribers. What you do have to have is a
base. First of all make sure that your channel is verified to set it all up and
then either confirm it via email or by a text message. Make sure that everything
else is set up. Your channel tags and stuff like that but then the feature
for the custom URL unlocks at 100 subscribers. This feature as you can see
by this wonderful screenshot can be unlocked within the channel settings
area. That’s where it keeps track of all of your copyright strikes or any Content
strikes community strikes that kind of thing Whether you can live stream, whether you can do fifteen minute videos, whether or
not you’re monetize, that kind of thing. But as you can see, you click the link
and then you can choose a custom channel URL. Now, I advise at this point that you consider
what that URL is. That can only be changed very very rarely. I’m not sure if it can be 100% changed at all. I’ll do some research and flash it up here or
leave it in the description down below. When you pick a custom channel URL make sure that it’s not a weird frou-frou name. Consider where you want to go with your
brand in the long run, right? Philip Defranco – when he first started made a custom channel URL of sxephil and that was fine for him because it explains who he was
and that was straight edge Phil. Now he happens to create like news stories,
he does topical news videos. He reports on politics and hurricanes
and YouTube drama and everything! He’s basically a news channel network by
himself and as you can imagine sxephil doesn’t necessarily now fit his brand. So think into the future because he’s now changed his channel name to Philip
Defranco or The Philip Defranco Show but he’s URL is still sxephil. I personally have branded this channel Alan Spicer. Although the name is
Alan Spicer – YouTube Tricks and Tips my url is – and that’s me and my Mr Hairy Brit channel is – So make sure that you picked the correct custom channel URL. Make sure that when you get to 100
subscribers you can click and customize and then you can build your brand from
there, it’s a hell of a lot easier to tell someone to go to Than it is that long weird number. Anyway, I hope that weird rambly video helped you. If you want more YouTube tricks
and tips, there is a free pdf up here and the description down below. Go out there, START CREATING!


  • Reply Alan Spicer February 6, 2018 at 3:20 pm

    How To Make A YouTube AUTO SUBSCRIBE Link –

  • Reply Blind May 22, 2018 at 6:02 pm

    Why is this guy setting so much hate?89 dislikes really?

  • Reply Robo-Knight YT May 24, 2018 at 3:03 am

    Welp, I wish people would like me more to get to 100 subscribers

  • Reply Kichu Kotha কিছু কথা May 24, 2018 at 6:30 pm

    it shows inelligible. why ?

  • Reply Dayton Daily June 3, 2018 at 12:22 am

    I meet all of the requirements but am not able to do this, could there be another reason why?

  • Reply Pbeatz Sound Design June 4, 2018 at 2:05 am

    You never showed how to get a youtube custom url..tooo much talking and less showing..

  • Reply Aaron June 4, 2018 at 5:15 pm

    I'd love a custom URL but I don't upload videos, but if I did i'd love to have my own URL, but do not have 100 subscribers :/

  • Reply Tanya Arceo Vlogs June 6, 2018 at 6:50 pm

    I can't wait to get my 100 subs so I can get my url!!! Thank you😘

  • Reply Edrie Gaming June 10, 2018 at 11:50 am

    100 subscribers? Awww men Im still in 65 🙁

  • Reply Cupcake loveheart393 June 12, 2018 at 3:29 am

    Can you make a video how to change your YouTube channel in your phone please because my is a phone pls pls pls

  • Reply Musthsum ul islam June 12, 2018 at 10:26 am

    Best android edit plz sir

  • Reply The TurboNerds June 13, 2018 at 10:27 pm

    Only 91 subs to go…

  • Reply City Boys King June 15, 2018 at 3:58 pm

    Niceeeee ur channel very useful for YouTuber Thank you for the name drop 🙂 how can i edit my gaming videos easily its to hard for me and i dont know how to do it also i dont have photoshop or like someother thing

  • Reply Alan Spicer June 16, 2018 at 11:02 am

    How to CHANGE Your YouTube Custom URL –

  • Reply alexia . June 16, 2018 at 5:33 pm

    Thank you for this

  • Reply Neil Pollick June 19, 2018 at 4:06 pm

    You actually don't tell us how to get a custom URL, I mean you don't tell us which buttons to click on to reach the window where the "CUSTOM URL" box appears.
    But I will tell viewers –
    1. After you logon you'll see your custom picture in the top right hand corner of the screen.
    2. Click on the picture and in the vertical menu that appears, click on the gear icon called "Settings"
    3. Now click on the link "view additional features" which appears under the heading "your account", approximately in the middle of the page. This will open the window where the "custom URL" is shown.
    4. Unfortunately if you don't have at least 100 followers, as you pointed out, then you will see the word "ineligible" inside the box too.
    This info is accurate as of June 2018

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  • Reply Tess Feldman June 25, 2018 at 4:19 am

    How do I change my youtube name but not my google account?

  • Reply VOS1C June 28, 2018 at 6:51 am

    I wish i could do this but i don't have a 100 subscribers

  • Reply Jenny Gil July 3, 2018 at 10:58 pm

    What do I do if I don't have 100 subscribers??

  • Reply Niz tech World July 14, 2018 at 2:22 am

    Nice sir

  • Reply Sara Joanna July 16, 2018 at 5:45 am

    Thank you very helpful! Way to go!

  • Reply Pet lover Bangladesh July 17, 2018 at 6:10 am

    Unfortunately I delete my Channel Absence. How to get back my adsence?

  • Reply Taconashi July 19, 2018 at 12:23 am

    Could you please check out channel just started needing some feedback thanks a lot

  • Reply Jagodish Bairagi July 27, 2018 at 8:14 pm


  • Reply Hesh_Walker77 August 1, 2018 at 6:37 am

    Here is the problem, to really change your URL you have to have 100 subscribers!
    Guys, at the moment I have 37 subscribers and I'd be so happy of you guys could subscribe to my channel so I could change my URL. To find my channel you have to type: paybackman and if you scroll down a bit you will see a black logo that says Swag.
    Thanks to all that will help me!!!
    I mean THANKS alot!!!

  • Reply Steve Mack August 4, 2018 at 9:28 am

    …ME again Alan; 'magically' popped over from your latest upload…(ok; I found this link!) Thought I'd stick to the relevant video; So by changing the URL, it WON'T mean that any of my already linked in my End Screens, (of which, as I said, I have ~700+ videos with them)? – At WORST (I imagine?) the end screen 'subscribe' icon MAY no longer direct …Or am I wrong?
    Thanks so much; you are always my GO TO knowledge bank for things I'm unsure about 👍

  • Reply MissLovingLife August 9, 2018 at 9:12 pm

    I have a YouTube channel as well and I am at the point where I can get a custom URL I was wondering how long do you think I should take and think about it before making a final decision I have two options in mind and I want to pick the best one

  • Reply Matt Simmons August 10, 2018 at 3:19 am

    But what about public links.. Like i just started my channel with 1 vid of my guitar. Someone asked me to send a link. I don't have a custom URL or know how to get there yet…
    Somebody help lol

  • Reply Santi Fox August 11, 2018 at 3:32 am

    I didn't get this to work, it just gives me 4 options but not a field where I could write my own thing. I went through settings and advanced settings. Didn't find the same screen you had.

  • Reply Steve Mack August 17, 2018 at 7:40 am

    PHEW! Just did it Al! (Deleting the old URL was bloody nerve racking I assure you!) hahaha

  • Reply mska August 19, 2018 at 4:54 pm

    Thank you! <3

  • Reply Transport Simulator Nation August 21, 2018 at 5:25 am


  • Reply Technical Mundu August 25, 2018 at 4:47 am


  • Reply MrDiLL August 28, 2018 at 2:54 am

    Why am I Ineligible to get a custom URL? Do you know how I can get in contact with youtube I have more than 100 subs…. verified partner… not sure whats wrong…

  • Reply Neal Fox September 5, 2018 at 2:03 pm

    If I get my custom url, will people no longer be able to find me with the old url? ie. Now my channel is I want to change it to my whole name. But will all those people with my business cards no longer be able to get me at nealf? Thanks.

  • Reply Fame Edjahz September 7, 2018 at 8:39 am


  • Reply Simply Now September 18, 2018 at 4:50 pm

    3 minutes and I felt like it was an hour…and didn't tell a thing

  • Reply RIDHO HADDAR - Santri Papan Atas September 22, 2018 at 5:11 pm


  • Reply Symthonic September 24, 2018 at 9:44 am

    How to get verified on YouTube?

  • Reply Aphlie September 25, 2018 at 4:33 pm

    Can you guys sub to me so i can get The URL im gonna be posting more soon TY

  • Reply Movie Messiah September 25, 2018 at 5:22 pm

    Great video! I didn't realize that I was eligible to change my url. Way easier than what I thought I was about to go through.

  • Reply QuiKZerO September 26, 2018 at 3:48 pm

    Thanks for your help!

  • Reply Strange Bd October 6, 2018 at 4:56 am

    something great

  • Reply ElectroCoaster October 7, 2018 at 9:13 pm

    1:24 I actually started to wonder at this point if I HAD 100 subs.
    Nah, only 166…

  • Reply Joel Young NPA - Be A Brilliant Human October 22, 2018 at 3:53 pm

    Do you have a video (or can you do one) which talks about merging two channels? I’ve got an old one which I’d like to ‘subsume’ into my current (aka more active) one. Ta 😁

  • Reply Health Alliance Network October 24, 2018 at 2:22 pm

    Has there been changes since producing this video and where having trouble linking our website Any advice?

  • Reply Effective Health Tips by Tom TJ Jones October 28, 2018 at 12:12 am

    Alan, I checked the settings for my channel and it says I'm not eligible. How do I become eligible?

  • Reply bkwdraw50 November 4, 2018 at 10:32 pm

    thanks dude

  • Reply TheKingChem November 12, 2018 at 6:03 pm
    Hi Guys,
    Let's all grow together.
    Pls subscribe to my channel and I will do the same to you.

  • Reply Mayyo Kat November 13, 2018 at 8:47 am

    Please help me get to 100 subs so i can do this

  • Reply The Golden Pro November 15, 2018 at 6:41 pm

    Lol it says 2018 in the title but it was uploaded in 2017. I love when youtubers do that.

  • Reply WEI DYNASTY MONK November 17, 2018 at 3:28 pm

    thanks for the tip liked and subbed

  • Reply Soul Khepri November 19, 2018 at 2:26 pm

    Wtf u didn’t teaach is shit

  • Reply Sameena Kausar November 23, 2018 at 5:17 pm

    Thanks Alan for this video !
    Alan , if I have understood it correctly ,the eligibility for getting a custom URL is 100 subscribers right ???

  • Reply AML REVIEWS November 24, 2018 at 11:30 am

    Subscribe my channel AML REVIEWS I subscribed you

  • Reply Tugis Art Studio November 27, 2018 at 10:30 am

    100 subs? Hope you are aware that could be hard for many. I think if you can get a hundred, you can get a thousand.

  • Reply ooollgaa November 30, 2018 at 1:57 pm

    When I tried to generate vanity URL it showed me option with /c/ in the middle: How come yours doesn't have more clean URL (without "c" in the middle)?

  • Reply Subhash Yadav December 4, 2018 at 10:02 am

    Mather chod

  • Reply ooollgaa December 4, 2018 at 10:42 pm

    One more question 🙂 I would like to see where my viewers come from. For some reason, in my YT stats, I only see my home country and US. Total number of views indicate there are also viewers from other countries. Why I cannot see full list of all countries?

  • Reply Jacob Sartorius Imagines December 9, 2018 at 11:14 am

    -,- I changed my url and it doesn't work

  • Reply Interloper Project December 17, 2018 at 11:41 am

    Sorry, but this video doesn't tell us anything about "How to Get YouTube Custom URL 2018". First you say anyone can get a custom URL, then only people with 100 subscribers can get one, then you flash past the screen without showing where it is. You got to admit, by the number of dislikes, this video is essentially clickbait.

  • Reply Home RenoVision DIY December 17, 2018 at 8:54 pm

    If I change the URL will I have to update my youtube link on other social media? Thanks for the content. Cheers Jeff

  • Reply Annias Bailey December 23, 2018 at 7:45 am

    what camera do you use to film your videos?

  • Reply Justin December 25, 2018 at 2:06 pm

    Thanks helped me out

  • Reply Christomb Charcot December 29, 2018 at 10:47 am

    It starts at 1:24.

  • Reply Galaxy Interior December 31, 2018 at 12:05 pm


  • Reply Onur Metin January 4, 2019 at 2:37 pm

    Hi Alan, thank you for the video, it was to the point and short to understand. My question is, I've achieved all the criterias yesterday over 100 subscribers and the rest were achieved before that, about getting a custom channel URL but in my system I still look ineligible.
    Have 100 or more subscribers
    – done
    Be at least 30 days old
    – done
    Have an uploaded photo as channel icon – done

    Have uploaded channel art – done
    * So in your expert opinion, what might be the issue?

  • Reply Girl FridayDavis January 6, 2019 at 12:06 am

    I only subscribed because you are just adorable. May you and yours forever be blessed in abundance.
    A sister in Christ Dee

  • Reply Craig Wix January 10, 2019 at 4:11 pm

    If you’re setting up a new url and channel for the first time, do you get what they give you for a url?Can you customize when starting an account? I’m trying to hit the ground running with a family channel. I’ve invested much into professional equipment and trying to push a brand ASAP. Thanks

  • Reply Sun Yar February 10, 2019 at 5:41 pm


  • Reply Brody Brack February 12, 2019 at 10:12 pm

    Can you shout me out?

  • Reply yoshinosakura February 14, 2019 at 6:48 am

    What the fuck? Just tell me how to get custom URL!

  • Reply monkey Vickery February 16, 2019 at 5:47 am


  • Reply Cubby fun Kids February 18, 2019 at 2:07 pm


  • Reply Georgiana speaks February 19, 2019 at 7:46 am

    love your down to earth accessible style
    2 subs away from 100 subs one month to the day from 1st video. v pleased. are there are any benefits to having over 100 subs beside the URL? eg in search etc

  • Reply Georgiana speaks February 19, 2019 at 7:47 am

    I wanted to change my name from Georgiana speaks to Georgiana Speaks but just keeps saying too early to change…no idea why

  • Reply Diy in the Ghetto February 19, 2019 at 8:18 am

    when i go to customurl it says I'm Eligible and i click the enable button when i do it takes me to the advance page and it says You're eligible for a custom URL. Claim it here. When i click the here button it shows a and a name. How do i change that name? it won't let me.

  • Reply Platinumconcrete February 19, 2019 at 1:35 pm

    Great information thank you

  • Reply Dicko February 28, 2019 at 11:37 pm

    Plz help me to get to 100 subs so that im eligible to change my url

  • Reply Cami Baker March 4, 2019 at 1:16 pm

    How do you create custom url's for the videos inside youtube? Not the channel itself, but the videos inside it please?

    Thank you!!

  • Reply Grace Life March 8, 2019 at 3:10 am

    I wish I didnt struggle with the nuts and bolts of how to do what you have explained and the fault is with. My comprhension si very poor. you showed a screen where to make a URL but I cant see this page in my channel. Please could you give me simple chronilogical steps, like where to go what to click on etc. I understand if you find it unneccesary to explain to simpletons like me . Knowing me if I continue looking it wil be forever and a day. Thank you.

  • Reply Calvin's Corner72 March 12, 2019 at 12:54 am

    Please do a video on what this URL is used for? I made one for my channel but what is it used for? I don't understand how to even utilize it.I can't find anyone with a video showing anything except how to make one. Thanks

  • Reply Duo Blue April 2, 2019 at 3:24 pm

    Thank you so much! 🙂 I finally have all requirements 🙂

  • Reply Vatras April 10, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    My question is how to delete custom URL ? Google tips not working ..

  • Reply Abel Tsunami April 20, 2019 at 11:00 pm

  • Reply That Husky is Crazy April 23, 2019 at 1:27 pm

    How do you add two pieces of music to a video? I was trying to put one at the beginning and one at the end but could only get the one at the end.

  • Reply Lucinda Luella May 5, 2019 at 10:24 am

    But you have to get a certain amount of subscribers? Mine hasn't unlocked

  • Reply Lucinda Luella May 5, 2019 at 10:31 am

    Yeay I've done it. Thanks spicy spice

  • Reply Lucinda Luella May 5, 2019 at 10:31 am

    Spicy spicer

  • Reply Travels With Dale May 30, 2019 at 5:52 pm

    Thank you for this!!!

  • Reply Daniel Mabulay June 2, 2019 at 10:33 am

    pa subcribe po ng aking channel please

  • Reply Daniel Mabulay June 2, 2019 at 10:33 am

    please subcribe my channel

  • Reply 17Moto June 14, 2019 at 4:59 am

    Title says ". . . URL 2019." Video posted in 2017. Scroll down to see someone says video title says, ". . . URL 2018." Whoever sees this in 2020, keep the chain going.

  • Reply LowQualityCheese August 1, 2019 at 12:41 am

    I've had an account for 14 years. I just got to 60 subscribers. 😆 100 is too high. It should be 50. We can't all be PewDiePie.

  • Reply FwdStealth August 4, 2019 at 11:03 am

    It tells me works but when I click on it, it says the channel doesn't exist.

  • Reply bl1nk August 7, 2019 at 6:47 pm

    why does this look like a motion picture

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  • Reply Abyssal September 22, 2019 at 5:08 pm

    and the person filming this doesnt even have one

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