Do you have to have a Google account to use YouTube?

A Google account is required in order sign into YouTube. However, for those who already have an email account (or just don’t want a Gmail account), Google accounts can be made using any valid non-Gmail address.

Does YouTube require an account?

Do I need a YouTube account. Do I need a YouTube account? To view videos and to get links to save and share, no login is needed, hence no account needed.

Why do I have to use Google to sign into YouTube?

Why do I need to sign in to a Google Account on YouTube? You access YouTube with your Google Account. The password you’ve used to sign in is your Google Account password. As we integrate services across Google, we no longer support signing in to Google Accounts with YouTube usernames.

Is a YouTube account the same as a Google account?

You need a Google Account to sign in to YouTube. A Google Account works across all Google products (like Gmail, Blogger, Maps, YouTube, and more). If you’ve signed in to any of these products before, you already have a Google Account. To sign in, enter the email address you used for those products.

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Is YouTube account and YouTube channel the same?

Believe it or not, there is actually a difference in having just a YouTube account and creating a YouTube Channel. Both an account and channel are free, they allow you to watch videos, subscribe to channels, save videos to watch for later but that’s about where it ends.

Can you create a YouTube account without Gmail?

Create YouTube account without Gmail, Google account or phone number

  1. Go to on your browser.
  2. Click on the Sign In button at the top right corner of the webpage.
  3. On the Sign In form, click on the Create account link.
  4. Enter your name, your existing email address, and your desired password.


What is a Google account for YouTube?

A Google Account lets you use many YouTube features including Like, Subscribe, Watch Later, and Watch History.

Why is YouTube not available on my Google account?

Make sure you’ve updated your YouTube app to the latest version in Google Play. Uninstall and reinstall the app on your device (even if you have the latest version). Make sure you’re using a Google Account to sign in. Try adding your Google Account to your mobile device using the instructions for Android devices.

Does a Google account cost money?

Does it cost money to make and use a Gmail account? Gmail is free to sign up for and use, and has no hidden fees. There is no limit to how many emails you can send or receive, the number of people you can contact, or how much time you can spend using it.

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Why are my 2 Gmail accounts linked?

One way that email from multiple accounts can end up in one account besides forwarding is via settings/accounts and import/check mail from other accounts. That section allows you to specify accounts, and what to do with the email from that account.

How do I add my YouTube account to my Google account?

  1. Go to the homepage.
  2. Click the “Sign In” link.
  3. Enter your YouTube username and password for your YouTube channel and click the “Sign In” button.
  4. Go to the YouTube link page.
  5. Select the “Please link your YouTube and Google accounts” option.

Is creating a YouTube channel free?

If you’re going to be posting multiple company videos on YouTube, setting up your own YouTube channel is a smart (and free!) option. The process for establishing your own YouTube channel takes just a few minutes.

How many YouTube accounts can you have?

Earlier you can create only one Youtube channel under one account, and now you can create/link/manage up to 50 YouTube channel using one Youtube account.

Do you pay for YouTube channel?

No. You do not have to pay to keep your content on YouTube or to have it included in YouTube Premium. Your videos are automatically visible to viewers on ad-supported YouTube, and through a paid membership to YouTube Premium. The paid membership fees give a new source of revenue for creators like you.

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