Whether you are a casual user or a video creator, having an activated and verified YouTube account is essential. Activating your account is quick and easy and requires only a few steps before it can be done. Follow this guide to learn how to activate YouTube in five easy steps:
- Log into your existing Google Account or create a new one if you do not already have one.
- Go to youtube.com/activate and click “Sign In” at the top right of the page. You will be asked to confirm your identity by entering the password associated with your Google Account or by entering a verification code sent via text message if you added two-factor authentication for extra security.
- Once your account has been activated successfully, you will be prompted to fill out some information about yourself such as creating a username, setting up a profile photo, and filling out any other information that may help other users find out more about you when they view your profile page on YouTube (optional).
- You should now be all set up with an activated YouTube account! Enjoy exploring all the features and exciting content available on the platform!