Remove your YouTube or Google+ custom URL

You can now remove the Custom URL from your YouTube channel or Google+ Page or Profile.

Note: you may not be able to re-add the old URL, so only remove a URL you are positive you no longer want.

You can remove your URL up to 3 times per year.

Note: if you remove your Google+ URL this will break any links to your posts that use the Custom URL.

Removing the URL

1. Sign in to your Google Account and go to your "About me" page.

2. Select the account with your YouTube channel or Google+ Page at the top right. You may have to click *All of your Brand Accounts* if your account is not in the list. 

3. Find your current custom URL under "Sites" and click edit 

4. Next to the URL you want to remove, click X.

5. Click OK.

Adding a new URL

If you're eligible, you can claim a new custom URL right away after removal, but it may take a couple of days before the previous custom URL stops directing to your YouTube channel or Page. 

You cannot claim a new custom URL from the “About me” page. If you want to claim a new custom URL, you need to meet the general eligibility requirements and follow the steps on YouTube it Google+.

More details in the YouTube help center:

More info about Custom URLs in the Google+ Help Center

Questions? Ask in the YouTube help forum!topic/youtube/nWnK2LTogd0
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