How to change YouTube account password or reset it easily

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In this article we will see how change the password of our YouTube account. YouTube has become a very gigantic application and used by millions of users around the world, ensuring its position among social networks as the most used, with more hours of content and more content creators.

A YouTube account or channel allows us to upload videos, allows comments, likes, and more, helps suggest better and liked content, etc. Having this brief introduction, we will see how to change our password in Google.



And it is quite important to take care of the safety of the our accounts and YouTube, which is no exception, since with this tool we can find, through a tutorial, the solution of any problem that arises in our daily life as well as playing music videos and even use a YouTube video or music as an alarm clock on our mobile Android.

Is the YouTube account the same as the Google account?

In fact, when we create a Google account, we have access to all the services it offers, including YouTube. However, if we don't have a Google account, we won't be able to start YouTube.

It should be noted that when we first register on YouTube, when we log in with our Google account and browse, we will have the account we previously started on YouTube directly open, so it is not necessary to log in again.

Why is it important to change or reset the password?

In the specific case of YouTube, its importance it resides in the other services that make use of the Google account. If they were hacked, we would have compromised all of our Gmail emails, Chrome history, Google Photos, and our YouTube user or channel. This is without counting the other services we entered with our Google account.



As you can see, there is a certain disadvantage in centralizing all our services in a single account, while having an undeniable practicality. To get to an intermediate point and be comfortable and protected, we will tell you some tips for generate a more complex password to hack.

  • Create passwords with different elements: The first alternative we have to basic passwords is to use letters, numbers and characters. That is increases the level of protection for a password, as it becomes more extravagant for password hacking programs. An extra would be to use words that don't exist, so they can't detect them.
  • Enter our name and identification: By this we intend to use the identity document of our preference, for insert your number between the letters of our name.

Procedure to change the password on the YouTube account

In this process the change will be made from the Google account. To do this quickly, we need to have the current password handy and have another one that is safe to change. With these two things in mind, we will tell you how to change YouTube password.

From my Google account

As we said before, YouTube is managed with the Google account, so the password we need to change is the Google one. In these short steps we can have our new password.

  • We log into our Google account and go to "security" which is located on the right side of the screen.
  • Once there, we find where it says "Sign in to Google" which underneath will have some boxes that tell us the last time we changed it and "password"
  • We proceed to log in with our password until then, then having the possibility to change the password.
  • Ready, this is all we need to do to change the password, you will probably have to start from 0 on all your devices.

I forgot my password - How to recover it and access my account or channel

In case you are unable to log into your Google account because you have forgotten your password. The steps to follow cannot be the same, therefore we must have our phone number and the security account we have chosen to hand. With all of this, we can start recovering our password.



  • We log in as if we were about to start a normal session but after entering the email, we entered 'Forgot your password?'
  • Depending on the security settings we have, they may ask us to confirm the change with an e-mail or our telephone. In case we have to use it, we will have to follow the instructions they give us, generally to dial a number that is on the computer screen.
  • After these steps, we can change our password without any problem, with which we will later enter our Google account and YouTube channel.

How can we create our Gmail account?

Have a Gmail account it is very useful these days, for example if you use a Smartphone with an Android operating system you can connect your phone with multiple Google applications that will be very useful and that we can make the most of such as Google Maps or YouTube. 

create your Gmail account, you just have to enter the search engine and go to the Google account creation page, followed by this, what we have to do is follow the steps and voilà we will get our Gmail account with which we can access our email beyond which we will be automatically in link with our YouTube account.

Importance of a personal account on YouTube?

It is not mandatory that you have a Gmail account to enjoy the YouTube platform, but by not having it, you lose out on enjoying this platform in its entirety, when you create your Gmail account, it automatically connects to your account  YouTube  and in this way you also create your YouTube channel and you can even create another YouTube channel with the same Gmail account.



Having your own channel, you will be able to upload your videos and that way other YouTube users can enjoy them, and you can also follow other users and even interact with them by liking their videos or commenting on them.

The YouTube platform allows users to access various topics of interest such as news, TV shows, tutorials, music videos, documentaries, among others. For users who want to fully enjoy this tool, we recommend creating their YouTube account.

What are the most common mistakes on YouTube?

As we already know, the YouTube platform is freely accessible to all and people of different ages so if we want to upload a video to our channel we must take this detail into account and in this way the platform will not delete our account and we can continue to enjoy it.

If we want to share a video on the platform we must make sure that it does not contain any kind of violence, physical or verbal, animal abuse or sexual content. The platform allows us to block people or channels on YouTube when we observe inappropriate content in their videos.

To get a successful channel that reaches more people every day, we just have to share good topics of interest that people of all ages will like and in this way our channel will grow little by little, and if we do it well, the platform will help us. it will also help and reward monetarily.

In addition to having good content, it is important that the videos we want to share have one good audiovisual quality, but don't worry, it will get better over time.


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