How to Verify Your YouTube Channel Using Phone Number

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Do you want to verify your youtube channel?

YouTube is a web-based social media platform owned by google since 2006. It supports sharing different media content such as YouTube videos, documentaries, news, audio recordings, movie trailers, live stream, etc. YouTube can be used on desktops and mobile devices.

How to verify your youtube channel

To verify your youtube channel, you will require a functional phone number and a verification code sent to you via automated voice call or text message.

To verify your youtube channel follow the steps below:

Step 1. Visit then click on the youtube icon.

Step 2. Click on youtube studio.

Step 3. Navigate to the bottom left corner of your screen, click on Settings, and then click on a channel.

Step 4. Click on Feature eligibility. Then click on features that require phone verification.

Step 5. Click on verify phone number, select your country of residence and then choose how you want the verification code to be delivered to you either via call me with an automated voice message or text me the verification code.

Step 6. Choose your preferred language and then enter your phone number in the box provided. Then click on submit.

Step 7. Input the six-digit verification code delivered to you and then click submit. Congratulation your youtube channel is verified.

Advantages of verifying your youtube channel

Verifying your youtube channel is an optional feature however additional features are activated when you verify your youtube account.

The additional features include the following:

  • Uploading Videos longer than 15 minutes
  • Use of custom thumbnails
  • Live stream
  • Appeal content ID claims


Verifying your youtube account gives you more features and may improve the traffic to your tube channel thus is recommended that you verify your youtube channel using the steps stated above.

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