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How To: Add Managers to YouTube Channel

If a YouTube channel is linked to a Brand Account, multiple users can manage the channel from their Google Accounts. You don’t need a separate username or password to manage YouTube channels with a Brand Account.┬áThe Brand Account can be linked to a YouTube channel but not other Google Services.

Only the owner of a Brand Account can grant access to a YouTube channel.

  1. On YouTube, sign in as the owner of the Brand Account.
  2. In the top right, click your account and then Settings Settings.
  3. Under “Account,” select Add or remove manager(s).
  4. Click Manage permissions.
  5. Enter your password and re-authenticate. Learn more about re-authenticating your account.
  6. Choose Invite new users Ask people to manage.
  7. Enter their email.
  8. Below their names, choose their role:
    • Owners can take the most actions, and they control who manages the account. An account must have one primary owner.
      • Note: Owners can take full actions on the channel. Examples include:
      • Deleting the channel
      • Removing other owners
      • Designating others as either owners or managers
    • Note that communications managers don’t have access to YouTube channels. Learn more about roles for Brand Accounts.
  9. Select Invite and then Done.