How to change Youtube Banner

After creating a new YouTube Channel, your next step is to upload YouTube Channel Art to give a unique look to your channel. Please check out our detailed guide on how to make a YouTube banner that helps you grow subscriber fast and avoid the safe area.

Uploading or changing a new YouTube banner is quite easy; follow the simple steps given below. In point no. 6, you will see how your channel art looks different on significant devices like Mobile, Desktop, and TV displays.

If you already have a perfectly designed YouTube Channel Art, let’s upload it.

NOTE: You have to use a desktop to upload Channel Icon and YouTube Channel Art because of this functionality no longer available on mobile devices.

How to Upload or Change YouTube Banner

1. Sign in to your YouTube Channel

Your first step to “sign in” to your YouTube Channel with your Gmail account. If you don’t have, create a new one.

2. Go to Your Channel

Click on the user icon on the top-right corner. When the drop-down nav open, click on the “Your channel” link.

sign in to youtube channel

3. Customize Your Channel

Now you are on your channel. Next step to click on “Customize Channel” blue button.

customize youtube channel

4. Change or Upload new Channel Art

Now you can change or upload YouTube channel art.  Click on the “Pencil Icon” or “Add channel art” button.

upload youtube channel art

5. Upload YouTube Channel Art

Once you click on the pencil icon, a pop-up window will open as the screenshot below.

Upload YouTube Channel Art

As you can see in the bottom-right corner of the pop-up window, the recommended channel art size is 2560 x 1440, and the max file size is 6 MB. Learn more about YouTube channel art dimensions or create channel art.

You will see the error if you try to upload a photo, or your channel art with the size less than 2560 x 1440.

I will upload this image for demonstration.

Youtube Channel Art
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6. How Your Channel Art Displays

After upload channel art, you can see how your channel art will look at the difference across devices.

how channel art display on different devices

Bonus: You can also use the “Adjust the crop” and “Auto Enhance” tool for your channel art.

Click on the “Select” button to finish.

After completion of the uploading process, your channel art will be looks like something below.

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