How to create a YouTube account

Updated: 05/21/2018 by Computer Hope

YouTubeYouTube has a staggering number of videos for users to watch, including anything from how to fix your dryer to the latest gadget reviews and cat videos. While you don't need an account to view content, there are benefits to having one such as being able to subscribe to a channel or leave video comments. To learn how to create an account, follow the steps below.

Creating a YouTube account

  1. Visit the Google account creation page.
  2. Fill out the form on the right-hand side of the screen.
  3. Go to the YouTube website and click YouTube sign in button - with account in the upper right-hand corner.
  4. Enter your Google Gmail address and click the The next button on the YouTube sign in page. button.
  5. Enter your Google Gmail password and click the Next button button.
  6. Once you've signed in, you can view and adjust your profile by clicking the picture icon in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.

The icon you select to adjust your YouTube profile.