VIDEO: Can I Merge 2 YouTube Channels? Can I Combine 2 Google Accounts? What is a Google Account?

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker

Can you Merge 2 Google Accounts into 1?  What about YouTube?  What exactly is a "Google Account"?  Do you see it the way Google sees it?  How can you get Help from Google?  Can you log into Multiple Google Accounts simultaneously?


"Can I Merge Two YouTube Channels into One?"  The answer is "NO".  



    It is very helpful to have a deeper understanding of how Google sees your YouTube Channel, your Gmail Address, your Google+ Page, your Picasa Account, your Google Apps, and your many other Google Products.


     In addition, knowing how to Search Google Help is imperative.  WHO is answering your question?  How OLD is the answer?



     In the Video, Fred answers the Question (can I combine 2 Accounts?), and then explains what a Google Account is, from Google's perspective

     A brief demonstration of Google Help follows, with a quick wrap-up of Signing into Multiple Google Products (you cannot be signed into 2 YouTube Channels at the same time).







      Be sure to Heed the Warning about Not Attaching a YouTube Channel for your Company, Business, Service or Product to your personal Gmail Address.

Do NOT Link Company YouTube Channel to Personal Email Address

You CANNOT Merge separate Google Accounts

 A YouTube Channel WILL be Linked to a Google Account

Do NOT Delete your Google Account!

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Disclaimer:  Nothing in this blog article is to be construed as legal advice, tax advice, or financial advice.  For legal advice see an attorney.   For tax advice or financial advice see a tax attorney, certified public accountant, or other qualified professional.


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  1. Jerry Newman 11/23/2011 08:32 PM
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John McCormack
Albuquerque Homes Realty * - Albuquerque, NM, Albuquerque Homes Realty

Fred - I've bookmarked your post my ole brain is just too tired to absorb what looks like great information tonight. 

Nov 23, 2011 12:07 AM #1
Jerry Newman
Brown Realty, 210-789-4216, - San Antonio, TX
Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation

Fred, Thanks for giving me the answers to my questions, since I know many others perhaps had the same questions. When I started YouTube, it was for business purposes First, now I wanted to have a personal account too. You have given us a lot to understand today.


Nov 23, 2011 06:07 PM #2
Cathy Bureau - Alamo Heights, TX
Your Personal Real Estate Concierge

Hi Fred-

I saw tjis from Jerr's re-blog. I knew about that as I wastrying to change a YouTube account email. It's ridiculous tnst tbey don't permit tat given its an eady fix. I created a new one and re-uploaded all my videos. what a pita!

Nov 23, 2011 09:15 PM #3
Keller Williams Capital Properties-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC - Washington, DC
How much is my Washington DC House Worth?

Fred Jerry Newman re-blogged this one which was how I found out about this. I need to definitely look into this. My list of things keeps growing for some reason everyday on Active Rain. Happy Thanksgiving to you. Great post.

Nov 23, 2011 10:00 PM #4
Peter Pfann @ Fair Realty Victoria, Selling Pfanntastic Victoria Homes Since 1986
Fair Realty, Victoria BC - Victoria, BC
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Hi Fred,

Also here from Jerries reblog, thanks for the valuable tips and tutorial, wth the merging of all the google owned services, it is easy to loose track of things

Pfanntastic Thanks Givings

Nov 23, 2011 10:06 PM #5
Janet Jones
Just Your Style Interiors, LLC - Kihei, HI
Home Staging, Interior Redesign Kihei, Maui, Hawaii

Hi Fred--I also am coming here from Jerry's blog.  This is great and very useful information.  Thanks so much for taking the time to post it as I'm certain I would never have figured it out on my own.  Happy Thanksgiving.

Nov 24, 2011 01:37 AM #6
Praful Thakkar
Keller Williams Realty - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Having two Google accounts is not a plus! I realized it when I have used a different account for my YouTube channe whereas I use different gmail account!


Nov 24, 2011 01:38 AM #7
Fred Griffin
Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

John, take it in small pieces  :)


Jerry, it took me a while to "see it from Google's Perspective".  Once we grasp the concept of a Google Account, it becomes clearer.   Although, it is still a pain when you switch from one Account to another.  I often log out of YouTube or Gmail, and then Whoops!  I have logged out of the rest of them.


Lanre, thanks for stopping by.  I try to keep these tutorials short (5 minutes max); otherwise it can be overwhelming.


Peter and Linda, nice to meet you here on ActiveRain!


Janet, thank you.  Glad to be of assistance.


Praful, when I did the research for this Blog, I encountered many frustrated, confused, and even angry people who are not thrilled with the concept of a "Google Account".   But it is what it is, and I am finding ways to deal with it.  :)


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