Open Your YouTube Account

You might know YouTube, but do you have a YouTube account ? Did you upload any video to YouTube?

It is cool if you can upload a video to YouTube, right ? OK, let us open a YouTube account together now:

First thing: You’d better have a Gmail account, that will make things easy. I think about how to get a Gmail account is easy, if you do not have a Gmail account, just apply one, if you do not have a Gmail account, you might be able to use your own email address, but what ever, you finally have to apply a Google User Account which has a Google User Name.

About what exactly Google User Name is and the difference among Google User Name and Gmail and YouTube user name. please read Google help.


Here we just start from the condition if you have already had a Gmail account.

1: Login in your Gmail and see the top menu, click the menu YouTube:


2: Now you are accessed to YouTube site, click the top menu “Upload”, if you do not have a YouTube account, you will be asked to set up your YouTube username and channel:


3: After you fill your YouTube user name and related items, you will the following screen about Privacy and Sharing.:

Now that you’ve got a YouTube username, you also have a YouTube channel! To start with, your channel will contain all of the videos you upload, like, share and favourite, but if you’d like a bit more control over what gets put on your channel, you can control that here.

choose what you like and click Finished! button.


4: Now you can see your YouTube face:


Now you can learn to use your YouTube account: how to upload video, how to share your video…

We will talk about with you more later.