Here is a quick visual guide how to change category for Youtube videos.

You can:

– change category for the whole Youtube channel;

– change category for a specific Youtube video;

– bulk change category for multiple videos at once.

Overall, there are 15 Youtube categories.

  • Film & Animation
  • Autos & Vehicles
  • Music
  • Pets & Animals
  • Sports
  • Travel & Events
  • Gaming
  • People & Blogs
  • Comedy
  • Entertainment
  • News & Politics
  • Howto & Style
  • Education
  • Science & Technology
  • Nonprofits & Activism.

 

How to change category for Youtube channel?

1. Go to studio.youtube.com and log in.

2. Go to “Settings” on the left.

3. Go to Upload defaults -> Advanced settings -> Category.

4. Here you can select a default category for your Youtube channel. Then click Save.

How to change Youtube category for the channel

 

How to change category for a single Youtube video?

It is super easy.

1. Go to studio.youtube.com and log in.

2. Go to “Videos” tab on the left.

how to update categories on Youtube videos

3. Click “Details” (pencil icon) on a specific Video.

4. In Video details section go to “More Options”.

5. Select Category and click “Save”. That’s it.

 

How to bulk change categories for multiple Youtube videos?

1. Go to studio.youtube.com and log in.

2. Go to “Videos” tab on the left.

how to update categories on Youtube videos

3. Select videos, where you want to update categories (click on check boxes).

4. Click “EDIT” in top and select Category.

5. Update Categories and click “UPDATE VIDEOS” in the top right.

 

Hope it was helpful!