Add a Page Manager to YouTube



Only the owner of a Brand Account can grant people access to a YouTube channel.

  1. On YouTube, sign in as the owner of the Brand Account.
  2. In the top right, click the account icon and select the channel you want to manage. 
  3. Go to the channel's account settings by clicking the channel icon > then Settings or settings icon .
  4. Click Add or remove managers. You'll be redirected to the "Brand Account details" page.
  5. Next to "Managers," click Manage permissions.
    • Add a manager: Enter the email address for the person you want to be a manager. Click Invite. Once they accept the invitation, they’ll be able to access the channel from their own Google Account. You can also do this to change an owner to a manager.


  1. Go to You may need to sign in first. 
  2. Check under "Account information" for one of the following:
    • If you see the message "You are the owner of this channel and the connected Brand Account," you have a Brand Account. You can now follow the instructions to change channel owners and managers.
    • If you don't see the note or an option to add managers, you need to create a new Brand Account or associate your channel with an existing Brand Account. 
    • If you know you have a Brand Account, click your account icon in the top right and make sure you're using the right account.

On YouTube, you can only use one channel at a time. Even if you have a Brand Account, it doesn't mean that you're automatically using it. Learn how to switch between accounts.  


  1. Sign in to YouTube on a computer or using the mobile site.
  2. Go to your channel list.
  3. Click Create a new channel.
  4. Fill out the details to name the Brand Account and verify your account. Then, click Done. This creates your new Brand Account.
  5. Use the account switcher in the top right to sign in to your personal YouTube channel (the one you want to move to the Brand Account).
  6. Go to your advanced account settings. You can get there by clicking your account icon in the top right > Settings or . Next to your name information on the overview page, click Advanced.
  7. Under "Account information," click the Move channel to Brand Account link.
  8. Enter your password. You'll see some information about your channel and what it's currently connected to.
  9. Click Select desired account and choose the Brand Account from the list.
  10. In the "Already has a YouTube channel" box, click Delete channel.
  11. Check how your channel name will appear after moving, then click Move channel.