How to comment on a video on YouTube

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9. How to comment on a video on YouTube

This tutorial assumes you already have a video on YouTube.com open in your browser.

1) Click Post a Text Comment.

2) Type your comment then click Post Comment.

Success! The comment shows up here under the video.

This concludes the demonstration. You now know how to post a comment in YouTube.

How to find your way around in My Account on YouTube

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8. How to find your way around in My Account on YouTube

This tutorial assumes you already have YouTube.com open in your browser.

1) Click the arrow by your username in the top right corner.

2) Then click Account.

3) Go to My Account.

4) Then select Inbox

All messages you have sent and received will show up here along with comments, friend invites and video responses.

5) Go to Videos, Favorites and Playlists.

Here, you can view all videos you have uploaded or favorited, your playlists and subscriptions.

6) Now go to Subscriptions.

This is where you can manage your subscriptions and see recommendations based on your browsing history.

7) Let’s return to My Account.

8) Go to Address Book.

All friends, contacts and blocked users will show up here.

9) Select Account Settings.

An overview of your profile will be shown here along with links to manage your profile, videos, messages and more.

10) Go to My Channel.

Edit your channel information and design here.

11) Now, go to Insight: Statistics and Data.

If there is any data for your videos, it will be displayed here.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to find your way around in My Account.

How to view statistics for your YouTube videos

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7. How to view statistics for your YouTube videos

This tutorial assumes you already have YouTube.com open in your browser.

1) Click the arrow by your username in the top right corner. Then click Account.

2) Go to My Account.

3) Then Insight: Statistics and Data.

This section will show you graphs and other statistics relating to how many times your video has been viewed.

This page is just an overview of all the statistics.

4) Click Views.

On the left is a graph of views per day, and the map on the right shows views per country.

The lower graph shows what percent of the total views each video has.

5) Go to Demographics.

6) If there are any demographics, they will be displayed here. Now, click Community.

These graphs are similar to the ones on the Views page except they show the number of users that have commented on or rated your videos.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to view statistics for your YouTube videos.

How to upload a new video to YouTube

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6. How to upload a new video to YouTube

This tutorial assumes you already have YouTube.com open in your browser.

1) Click the arrow by your username in the top right corner.

2) Then click My Videos.

Any uploaded videos will show up here.

3) Click Upload, located in the top right corner of the page.

4) Then click Upload Video.

5) Choose your video file then click Open.

After it’s done uploading, you can enter a Title, Description and Tags.

6) Choose an appropriate category for your video.

7) The more you enter in these fields, the easier it will be for people to find your video. Click Save Changes when done editing.

That’s it! Our video settings have been saved.

Now, the video will show up under My Videos.

8) To find it, click your user name in the top right corner. Then click My Videos.

Here it is!

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to upload a video to YouTube.

How to edit your YouTube channel

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5. How to edit your YouTube channel

This tutorial assumes you already have YouTube.com open in your browser.

1) Click your username in the top right corner.

2) This is your YouTube channel which other users can subscribe to and be notified when you add a new video. Click Settings.

3) Here, you can edit the title of your channel. Enter a title.

4) Scroll to the right and then click Save Changes.

5) Click Themes and Colors.

5) Let’s choose a new color theme for our channel. Click Show Advanced Options┬áto edit each individual color.

You can edit the font type, upload a background image, and choose a new color for each element.

6) Scroll to the right and click to Save Changes.

7) Now click Modules.

Each module that is checked will show in your channel below.

8) Let’s turn off Recent Activity.

9) Click Save Changes.

10) All modules below can be edited to display or hide certain information. Scroll down.

11) Click the Edit link on the desired module.

12) Let’s hide Videos Watched by unchecking the box.

13) Then click Save Changes.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to edit your YouTube channel.