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Authenticating Your Channel with vidIQ
Authenticating Your Channel with vidIQ

Learn how to add and change youtube channel associated with your vidIQ acount.

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Written by Alina
Updated over a week ago

Are you looking to boost your YouTube channel's performance and visibility? Here at vidIQ, we provide an intuitive suite of tools that can help skyrocket your channel's growth.

Why do I need to add my channel to vidIQ?

In order to start gaining insights, improve your channel's SEO, and unlock the full potential of your YouTube channel with vidIQ's analytics, optimization, and AI tools, it's important to connect your channel to the vidIQ platform.

How to Add Your YouTube Channel to vidIQ?

  1. After logging into your vidIQ account at, you will be prompted to add your channel.

  2. Once you click on "Add your YouTube Channel". You'll be directed to a Google Sign-in page. Sign in with the Google account associated with your YouTube channel. vidIQ will request permission to access your YouTube account. Make sure to grant these permissions. These permissions are crucial to analyze your YouTube data and provide you with actionable insights.

  3. After granting the permissions, your channel is now connected with vidIQ! 🥳 You'll be directed back to the vidIQ dashboard.

Remember, vidIQ treats your data with the utmost respect and follows all required security protocols to ensure your information is safe.

How to add additional channels?

Depending on your plan, you will have the ability to add additional channels. Learn more about How many channels you can add to your vidIQ account?

To add the additional channel to your vidIQ account, please:

  1. Sign into your paid vidIQ account on our web app at

  2. Click on your avatar in the top right corner of the page

  3. Click "Add Channel" and go through the same step outlined above.

Once you add additional channels, in order to switch between multiple channels on your account:

  1. Click on your avatar again in the top right corner of the page

  2. Scroll all the way down

  3. Additional channels will be listed at the bottom of the settings menu.

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