Thursday, March 15, 2012

YouTube: How do I delete or remove a video

In today's YouTube help section we will cover how to delete a YouTube video. If you are reading this you probably already have a YouTube channel and have started uploading videos. There are many reasons why you might want to delete one or more videos that you might have uploaded. Maybe unknowingly you upload a video that is copyrighted and according to YouTube's TOS that is illegal. The service has become very strict and seeks to implement all copyright laws. Maybe you are not happy with a video and you would rather take it down and re-upload it. The are many reasons why you might want to delete or remove a video you have uploaded. So here's down to delete a YouTube video. You can only delete videos you uploaded yourself. 

How to delete, remove or take-down a YouTube video
1. Login to YouTube
2. Click on your YouTube user name or channel name which is found on the top right-hand corner.
3. From the drop-down menu click on Video Manager
4. Tick the box next the video you want to remove

Image: YouTube help section

5. Next, click the down-arrow beside actions or click on actions button
6. From the drop-down select Delete

7. You're done

Your video will be immediately deleted and not available for viewing. It may take sometime however to stop showing up in search results as the servers get updated. Please add a comment below to continue this discussion.
Read more at the YouTube help section

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