Most of the time we share the URLs of YouTube videos.
There will be times when we need to share our channel IDs on social media or with others who request it.
At other times, we need a channel ID belonging to someone else. You may need to bookmark the URL to view the videos there.
Here are the ways you can find a YouTube channel ID, even through a video URL or through a playlist. Choose the one that suits you the best.
Where Can I Find My YouTube Channel ID?
You can easily find your YouTube channel ID by logging into your YouTube account and following the steps below.
Step 1 – Click on your channel icon at the top right-hand corner.
Step 2 – On the drop-down menu, choose Settings.
Step 3 – On the left-hand panel, click on Advanced Settings.
On the Advanced Settings panel, you’ll see your YouTube channel ID.
How Do I Find Someone Else’s YouTube Channel ID?
How can you find the YouTube channel ID of another person when you can’t log in to YouTube Studio?
Sometimes you may want to check the statistics of a competitor’s website to learn useful data.
If you’re going to check such data, you would need your competitor’s Channel ID.
How do you find the Channel ID, without logging into YouTube Studio?
Here’s how you do it.
You don’t need to visit the Channel homepage to know the channel ID.
All you have to do is get access to a video from the channel. Any video.
Just beneath the video, you’ll see the channel icon.
Right-click on the channel icon and choose Copy link address.
Next, visit Social Blade and paste the link address you’ve copied.
You can paste the full URL or just the Channel ID.
In other words, you may paste https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAnPE1zFfgLpwC-y9acpNxA
or just UCAnPE1zFfgLpwC-y9acpNxA.
YouTube Comment Picker Tool for Video URL and Playlist
Do you only have the URL of a YouTube video? And do you wish you can find out the channel ID and other details about the channel with just that?
Well, it’s possible.
Just head over to the YouTube Comment Picker Channel ID site.
Once there enter the video URL in the search bar.
Then complete the captcha to confirm that you aren’t a robot.
Next, hit Get YouTube Channel ID.
You’ll be presented with the following information. This is a handy tool to find a YouTube channel ID.
Find a YouTube Channel ID Through a Playlist
You can use the YouTube Comment Picker Channel ID site to find the Channel ID of a YouTube channel if you have only a channel playlist.
Follow the exact steps in the section above and enter the playlist URL.
You’ll be presented with the Channel details including the Channel ID.
Find YouTube Channel ID Through a Web Browser
Of course, you can get the YouTube channel ID if you visit the channel homepage.
However, it’s good to know this browser trick.
Step 1 – Go to the YouTube channel home page.
Step 2 – Right Click anywhere on the page and choose View page source.
You’ll be presented with a page code.
Step 3 – Press CTRL F and search for channelid.
You can then copy and paste the channel ID.
You can then copy and paste the ID and use it as you wish.
You’ve learned the ways to find a YouTube channel ID. Choose a method that works for you.