How to Subscribe to a YouTube Channel
In this video, you’ll learn how to subscribe to a YouTube channel. You’ll also learn about the benefits of subscribing to channels.
YouTube is the global leader in online video. Over 1 billion people use YouTube. 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute, and almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day. Crazy!
You can create a free YouTube account to subscribe to your favorite channels, like and comment on videos, and create your own channel to upload videos.
In this video, we’ll show you how to use YouTube on your phone, using the YouTube app, which can be downloaded for free from your app store.
After you’ve installed the YouTube app, open it on your device.
At the top of the app screen you’ll see a figure icon. Tap the icon to sign in to your account.
Tap the sign in button on this next screen.
You’re web browser will open and you’ll be able to quickly sign in. If you have a gmail account, type in your gmail address or phone number and tap next.
If you don’t have a gmail account, type more options, then tap create account. Follow the on screen prompts to easily setup a google account.
After you have signed in, or created an account and signed in using the previous steps, you can subscribe to channels.
If you know the name of the channel you want to subscribe to, you can search for it in the search bar. Type the name of the channel in the search bar, and tap Channels at the top of the page to only see Channels.
Scroll down to find the channel you’re looking for.
Once you’ve found the channel, you can click the red Subscribe button to subscribe to the channel. Tap the bell to get notifications for new videos posted for that channel. You can change settings by pressing options at the bottom of the screen to All, Occasional, or None.
So why should you subscribe to your favorite channels? What does subscribing mean?
Subscribing to a YouTube channel is like Following a Facebook page. In the YouTube app, you can tap Subscriptions at the bottom of the screen, and scroll to see all the most recent video posts from all the channels you’ve subscribed to.
This is a great way to quickly see all the new videos from your favorite channels!
Another benefit of subscribing to channels is that you can get email notifications or push notifications on your phone when new videos are released. All these types of notification settings can be customized. We’ll show you how to do that in another video.
Now take some time to sign in to the YouTube app on your phone and subscribe to your favorite channels! Don’t forget to subscribe to our Learn How channel and Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to get access to all our live videos and tutorials!
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