YouTube Academy - How do I make edits to my channel?

In this video we'll show you how to navigate through the new YouTube Studio.

To get to Studio, go to or, if you're already signed in click your profile picture in the top right-hand corner and select YouTube Studio.

This will bring you to the Studio Channel Dashboard.

This is your landing page for Studio.

From here you can use the left menu to manage your videos and channel.

You can also search across your channel for specific videos with the search bar at the top.

Or use these icons to quickly upload a video go live, or create a post.

On the dashboard you'll get a high-level overview of recent activity on your channel.

You can see how your latest upload and community post are performing and can quickly jump into Analytics for more in-depth info.

You can also see a snapshot of your overall channel analytics recent subscribers to your channel and any channel violations you may have.

This view also includes recent news from YouTube and if the platform is experiencing an ongoing issue it will be surfaced via Known YouTube issues.

Next, you'll see your Videos page.

Here you'll find a list of all your videos and live streams.

You'll see their visibility monetization status if you're in YPP the date they were uploaded or published along with views, comments, and likes vs. dislikes.

You can click on the filter bar to filter the list.

If you hover over a video, you'll see four clickable icons.

These will allow you to edit video details access video-level analytics review video comments, and more.

With Playlists, you can create and manage your playlists.

With Analytics, you can monitor the performance of your channel and videos with metrics and reports.

The Comments page allows you to review filter, moderate, and reply to comments on your videos.

The Subtitles page lets you add subtitles to your videos.

If you're monetizing, you'll also see Monetization.

This page will provide you with a monetization overview along with individual tabs allowing you to deep-dive into specific revenue sources like merch, memberships, and more.

If you're currently not monetizing you'll instead see a landing page detailing your eligibility status and, if applicable, your progress toward the YouTube Partner Program requirements.

And finally, the Audio Library lets you get free music and sound effects to use in your videos.

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