How to delete a YouTube comment

Updated: 09/30/2020 by Computer Hope

A great way to give kudos or constructive criticism on a YouTube video is to leave a comment. However, you may realize you made a spelling error, or regret leaving a comment altogether. Luckily, there is a way to both edit or delete comments you've left on a video. The steps below show you how to do so.

How to delete a comment

  1. Log in to your YouTube account.
  2. Find the comment you want to delete.
  3. On the right side of your comment, click the kebab menu.
  4. Choose Edit if you need to make a minor change to the comment. Choose Delete if you want to get rid of the comment altogether.

YouTube edit or delete

How can I delete someone else's comment?

You can't hide or delete someone else's comments - you can only delete your own.

If another YouTube member is being abusive, your only option is to report it to YouTube.