Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


1424 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 315

Subscriber

Topic # 231877 18-Mar-2018 13:09
Send private message

I have a proper gmail account in my name, with youtube channel and a couple of videos.

 

Then one day I added a "brand channel" so I could chat in youtube anonymously.

 

Now I would like to delete that anonymous identity but all the info I can find on that seems to imply I have to delete my proper channel as well. If so, will I have to delete my proper gmail account too?

 

Have I understood that right?

 

Thanks in advance.





Life is too short to remove USB safely.


Create new topic
3212 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1800

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1979293 18-Mar-2018 13:20
Send private message

You mean unsubscribre from a channel?

 

Linux 





Ex JohnR VodafoneNZ 17 years 4 days



1424 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 315

Subscriber

  Reply # 1979299 18-Mar-2018 13:48
Send private message

No, its a brand channel/account (I think that's the terminology) that I created so I chat using an anonymous identity.

 

Originally, I logged on to YT using my gmail account and created a personal channel so I could participate in YT live chat sessions.

 

Then I realised my real name was showing up in the chat sessions, which I didn't want.

 

I followed these instructions...and setup a second identity that is associated with my real gmail address.

 

https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/1646861?hl=en

 

But now I'm unsure how to delete it, or even if I can. 

 

 





Life is too short to remove USB safely.


21241 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4273

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1979340 18-Mar-2018 14:41
Send private message

From memory it was just the steps outlined in their help page, but ensuring that I had the channed selected in the top right thingie when logged into youtube. It didnt even make me 2 factor auth for the deletion which I thought was a bit crap on their part.





Richard rich.ms



1424 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 315

Subscriber

  Reply # 1979375 18-Mar-2018 16:27
Send private message

Its true, a problem shared is a problem halved.

 

I found my answer...

 

https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/7001996

 

 





Life is too short to remove USB safely.


Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Hawaiki Transpacific cable ready-for-service
Posted 20-Jul-2018 11:29


Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central launches
Posted 10-Jul-2018 10:40


Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade
Posted 10-Jul-2018 09:36


Microsoft ices heated developers
Posted 6-Jul-2018 20:16


PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising
Posted 3-Jul-2018 15:45


Almost 20,000 people claim credits from Spark
Posted 29-Jun-2018 10:40


Cove sells NZ's first insurance policy via chatbot
Posted 25-Jun-2018 10:04


N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08


Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03


Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27


Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13


Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00


Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12


Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52


Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.