How to Delete a YouTube Video from your Channel [6 Simple Steps]

To learn how to delete a YouTube video from your channel using a computer, though this procedure works also on a phone, you simply watch this video tutorial or you continue to read the written guide below. Both the video tutorial and the written guide have same content. However, the video tutorial has visual advantage.

In the course of uploading a video to your YouTube channel, it can happen that you upload a different video other than the video you made, edited, and packaged for your audience. It can also happen that you upload a particular video twice to your YouTube channel. In any of these cases, you have to delete the unwanted video from your YouTube channel.

How to Delete a YouTube Video from your Channel

Now, let me show you how you can delete a video from your YouTube channel using a computer; it is fast and simple.

Visit YouTube Website using your browser

The first step you take towards deleting a YouTube video from your YouTube channel is to visit www.youtube.com (i.e. YouTube official website). When you visit YouTube website, you will meet a page similar to the page showing on the picture below.

YouTube official website image

Click on the “User Icon” and then “View your Channel

Next, you click on the “User icon” where a drop-down pops up. Then, you click on the “View your channel” which brings you to your “YouTube channel Home” page. When you click on the “User icon“, you will meet a page similar to the page showing on the picture below.

YouTube user icon

Click on “Manage Videos” button

YouTube Homepage

On the “YouTube channel Home” page, click on the “Manage videos” button which brings you to your “YouTube channel Content” page. On the “YouTube channel Content” page you will see all your YouTube videos, shorts, Live, Posts, Playlists, Podcasts, and option for promotion. However, your concern for now is on your videos which is the default option. When you click on the “Manage videos” button, you will meet a page similar to the page showing on the picture below, which is the “YouTube channel Content” page.

YouTube channel Content

Find the Particular YouTube Video you want delete

Scroll through all the YouTube videos on your “YouTube channel Content” page until you find the particular video you want to delete. Hover your cursor on the particular video you want to delete and you will find the ‘three-vertical-dots’ titled “Options” at the extreme end, towards the right-hand side of the five tools for use on the video. Then, click on the ‘three-vertical-dots’.

three-vertical-dots

Click on the “three-vertical-dots

On clicking on the ‘three-vertical-dots’ you will find a drop-down. Move the cursor to the last option in the drop-down, it is titled “Delete forever”.

three-vertical-dots drop-down

Click on “Delete forever” button

Click on the “Delete forever” which is the last among the drop-down options that you will see when you click on the ‘three-vertical-dots’. When you click on the “Delete forever” option, you will see a pop up where you have to check the reminder ‘I understand that deleting is permanent, and can’t be undone’ and finally click on “Delete forever” button.

how to delete a YouTube video from your channel

Then, the YouTube video is deleted permanently from your channel.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How to Delete a Video on YouTube?

To delete a video on YouTube, follow the six (6) simple stems we outlined and explained above.
1. Visit YouTube Website using your browser
2. Click on the “User Icon” and then “View your Channel
3. Click on “Manage Videos” button
4. Find the Particular YouTube Video you want delete
5. Click on the “three-vertical-dots
6. Click on “Delete forever” button
Following these steps will guide you how to delete a video from your YouTube channel. It is fast, easy, and simple.

Innocent Castus
Jumia Price's lead Editor, Castus has been reviewing all kinds of tech for over 8 years and specialises in phones and shoes. He also covers a range of topics including laptops, tablets and more.

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