If you are searching for a custom YouTube URL without having 100 subscribers, then I would like to update you that as per YouTube policy, anyone who fulfills the below eligibility criteria can be able to choose a custom URL for their channel. The necessary requirements for a custom YouTube URL are:
- Your channel must have 100 or more subscribers.
- Your channel must be at least 30 days old.
- Your channel must have an uploaded profile picture.
- Your channel must have an uploaded banner image.
Note: Though, YouTube reserves the right to change, reclaim, or remove your custom URLs at any time. For example, if your channel was associated with a deleted Google account, YouTube may reclaim a custom URL.
What is Custom URL?
A custom URL is a customized website address that is easy to remember that you can share with your YouTube audience. The custom URL will display as below:
The custom URL can be or you can choose an available custom URL based on:
- Your Display Name
- Your YouTube username
- Your Current vanity URLs
- Your Linked website name
You can use whatever capitalization and accents you would like while sharing your custom URL with anyone. For example, YouTube will send the audience to the same channel, whether you write in any of the formats as mentioned hereinbelow:
Understand your YouTube channel URL
The YouTube channel can have more than one URL and all direct your audience to the same channel, i.e. Your YouTube channel.
These URLs are different from one another, but in whatever way you write in the address bar, you will always land on the same place, i.e. Your YouTube channel.
The first type of URL is an ID-based URL, which looks like as below example.
This is also known as the standard URL that YouTube channels use, it is a unique channel ID of yours, which is the combination of numbers and letters at the end of the URL.
The second type of URL is custom URL, which looks like as below example.
You can also remove “/c”, like this: youtube.com/yourchannelname
A custom URL is a shorter version, which is easily remembered by anyone with whom you can share with. The custom URL can be based on your current display name, legacy username, or your linked and verified web domain.
Legacy username URL
The third type of URL is legacy username URL, an example looks like as below:
You can also remove “/user”, like this: youtube.com/partnersupport
(Though, this is not possible if someone else claimed the custom URL with the same name)
Depending on when your channel was created, it may have a username. Though, usernames are no longer required for channels today. But if you want, you can still use this URL to direct to your channel — even if your channel name has changed since you choose your username. Existing usernames can’t be changed.
How to set up a custom URL for your YouTube channel
As soon as you become eligible for a custom URL, you will receive a notification in your basic info setting and via email. This notification may also appear in your Channel dashboard as well.
You can claim your custom URL by following these simple steps.
Step 1: Go to your YouTube Channel dashboard, and click on “Customisation”.
Step 2: Click on the “Basic Info” tab, and scroll the page below where you will find an option “Set a Custom URL for your channel”, click on it.
Step 3: Type your custom URL and click “Publish”.
Step 4: A small dialog box appears and asks for confirmation, click on “Confirm”.
That’s it! You have successfully claimed your custom URL and now you can share your custom URL with anyone. Watch this tutorial on video form >> Click Here…
How do I change my YouTube URL without 100 subscribers?
Without a minimum of 100 subscribers, there is no way to get a personalized URL. Changes to channel URLs are not possible.
To be eligible for a personalized URL, you must have 100 subscribers. Without a minimum of 100 subscribers, there is no way to get a personalized URL.
Do you get anything for 100 subscribers on YouTube?
You can offer your channel a custom URL once you get 100 subscribers. Be aware that once you’ve established it, you won’t be able to change it, so choose wisely. You may also stream live to YouTube from the mobile app if you reach 100 followers.
Why is my YouTube channel not eligible for a custom URL?
Don’t worry if you’re unable to create a custom URL. That simply implies you must meet certain requirements before using the feature, which includes: Increasing the number of subscribers on your YouTube channel to at least 100. The 30-day mark for having a channel has been reached.
Frequently Asked Questions
How many subs do you need for a custom YouTube URL?
Your account must have 100 or more subscribers in order to create a custom URL for your channel. Also, your channel must be at least 30 days old and have a profile picture uploaded.
Can you change your YouTube URL 2022?
Yes, but your channel must be at least 30 days old and have a profile picture uploaded. Also, keep in mind that you can only change the channel URL only thrice (three times) in a year.