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  Article updated: June 13, 2024

Connect a YouTube channel

Connect a YouTube channel to Hootsuite to manage it from the same place as your other social media accounts. When you connect a YouTube channel to Hootsuite, you can publish to it, engage with your audience, and manage subscriptions and playlists.

To add social accounts to Hootsuite organizations, you need super admin, admin, or custom Add social networks permissions for your Hootsuite organization. To find out more, see Manage your organization's social accounts.

Watch Introduction to YouTube to learn about YouTube. Visit Hootsuite Academy to watch more videos, take courses, or earn industry-recognized certifications.

Add a YouTube channel

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  1. In a separate browser tab or window, log out of YouTube.
  2. In Hootsuite, go to My profile, and then select Manage accounts and teams.
    Professional plans: Select + Private account.
    Team, Business, and Enterprise plans: Select Manage beside your organization name, and then select Add a social network.
  3. Select YouTube.
  4. Sign in to the Google account that owns the YouTube channel. Enter the Google account credentials (email and password) and then select the Google account that owns the YouTube channel.
  5. Select Allow.

To verify whether your Google account owns a YouTube channel, sign in to your YouTube account settings page. Your YouTube channel will be listed there, or you will see Create a channel if you don't have one yet.


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