Starting this week, YouTube will be sending out emails and notifications to qualifying users that will give them the opportunity to claim a new URL.
YouTube will suggest some potential URLs for you to choose from based on your channel’s description, Google identify, and websites associated with your YouTube account. One you pick your new URL, your subscribers will be automatically redirected if they try to get to your account via the old URL.
Be careful, because once you change your URL once you won’t be able to change it again, so make sure it’s one you’re fully satisfied with.
How does it work?
First, you have to meet YouTube’s eligibility requirements, which are as follows:
You may also be able to qualify for a custom URL after linking and verifying your website with your YouTube channel.
You’ll know if you qualify for a new custom URL because YouTube will notify you via email. From there you can take the following steps:
Changing the Account URL
After that you should be all set to reap the benefits of your new URL.