How to Delete YouTube Video

How to Delete YouTube Video from Your Channel

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The Complete Pictorial Guide on How to Delete YouTube Video

Do you have plans to clean up your YouTube channel by deleting some videos?

The channel cleansing could be for a huge change in for removal of unwanted videos. No matter the reason behind these changes, you have got the right guide to learn from.

The process of deleting a YouTube video is very easy as we have that covered in a step-by-step guide under the following subtopics.

  • How to delete a YouTube video using a computer
  • Deleting a YouTube video using a mobile device

This is How to Delete a YouTube Video Using a Computer

1. Go to and sign in using your account details if you are not already logged in.

2. Select Your Channel in the navigation menu by clicking on your profile image and the top right corner of your screen.

How to Delete YouTube Video

3. Directly below your channel art, you will see the following buttons; CUSTOMIZE CHANNEL and YOUTUBE STUDIO. Go ahead and click YOUTUBE STUDIO.

How to Delete YouTube Video

4. Clicking the button will take you to your dashboard. Now on the left land side of your screen, click on Videos to display all the videos on your channel.

go to dashboard and click videos

5. Select the video and hover your mouse over it and select the Options menu which is indicated by three stacked dots.

hover over the the selected video

6. Click on the menu and select Delete Forever. Clicking the option will pop-up a warning telling you that you are about to delete the selected video. You will also be given the opportunity to also download the video before deleting it.

Deleting a video forever

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If you would prefer to delete a YouTube video using your mobile device then you can follow the steps below.

Deleting a YouTube Video Using a Mobile Device

1. Quickly grab your mobile device and open the YouTube app. Sign in if you are not already logged into your account.

open youtube app on your phone

2. Click on the profile image to navigate to Your Channel.

go to your channel by clicking on your profile picture

3. Switch to the VIDEOS tab by clicking on it.

navigate to the videos tab

4. Find the video you wish to delete and click on the stacked three dots beside it to see the available options.

click on the three dots

5. Select Delete to delete the video. Once that is done, you will be prompted to reconfirm your choice by pressing delete again.

select delete to remove a video

You Have Successfully Cleaned Your Channel

Congratulations, you have succeeded in deleting the unwanted videos from your channel and you are on the right track as you clean your channel.