How to create multiple YouTube accounts

Written by john ruiz
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YouTube is a website offering millions of videos for public viewing. Although creating a YouTube account is optional, registered YouTube members may upload their own videos, manage their own YouTube channels, subscribe to other channels and comment on other videos. Create multiple YouTube accounts if you wish to manage separate YouTube channels that feature different videos that target different audiences. Multiple user accounts also lets you have different identities when it comes to commenting.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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  1. 1

    Visit the YouTube account creation page ( and fill up the necessary fields like your e-mail address, desired username, location, date of birt, and gender. If the link does not work, visit the YouTube home page and click the "Create Account" button or similar link.

  2. 2

    Read the Google Terms of Service and YouTube Terms of Use in the signup form so you know what things you can and cannot do with your account. Click the "I accept" button once you finished.

  3. 3

    If you are registering a YouTube account with a Gmail e-mail address, enter your Gmail password and click the "Link accounts" button. Enter your mobile phone number or recovery e-mail address if you wish to have ways to recover your account in case you forget your password or suffer from an account hijack. Click "Save and continue" to create your first account and skip to Step 5.

  4. 4

    If you are registering with an e-mail address other than Gmail, set a password for your YouTube account and other Google services. Verify the password by re-entering it and type the letters that you see on the image for word verification. Check the email address that you used for registering your YouTube account. Open the email from Google and click on the verification link to finish creating your first YouTube account.

  5. 5

    Repeat the steps to create another YouTube account. You must have another e-mail address as YouTube does not allow multiple YouTube accounts under a single e-mail address. Create another e-mail address before repeating the steps if you need another.

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