How To Hide or Delete a YouTube Channel

December 2016

If you would like to temporarily hide or permanently delete content from your YouTube channel, you can do it from the Google Dashboard. It is a online interface that allows you to fine-tune the settings for Google based products you’ve signed up to.


Manage Your YouTube Channel with Google Dashboard

Open your web browser, click account and sign in with your Google account. Go to the Account preferences section and click on Delete your account or services:

Click on Delete Products:

Enter your password to access the Delete a Google service page and then click DOWNLOAD DATA to backup your data offline. Once done, click on the small Trash can icon next to YouTube:


The Remove YouTube content page will open. You can choose between I want to hide my channel and I want to permanently delete my content:

Hide Content from Your YouTube Channel

To hide content from your YouTube Channel, simply expand the I want to hide my channel section and select the items you want to hide. Once done, click on Hide my channel:

Delete Content from Your YouTube Channel

To delete content from your YouTube Channel, simply expand the I want to permanently delete my content section and select the items you want to delete. Once done, click on Delete my content:

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