Changing a YouTube link from theYouTube ID to a custom text is referred to as getting a custom link or a vanity URLs.
You can choose a custom URL based on your display name, your YouTube username, any current vanity URLs that you have or the name of your linked website (all subject to availability).
These links are approved byYouTube and are usually the channel name for example https://www.youtube.com/user/EltonJohnVEVO
- Have 100 or more subscribers
- Be at least 30 days old
- Have an uploaded photo as channel icon
- Have uploaded channel art
If you meet the above criteria please email the below address with the channel name wish you link to be change too.
Our content operations team will then confirm that the link has been changed to the desired URL.
I am not happy with the URL I have requested can I update it?
Once a custom URL has been approved, you can't request to change it, so make sure that this is the custom URL before sending the request.