How to Add an Avatar and a Background to Your YouTube Channel

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If you have a YouTube channel, you can personalize it by adding your own avatar and background. This task is pretty simple, it’s basically knowing where to go in order to do it. If you would like to personalize your YouTube channel with an avatar and background, follow the steps in this guide.

Login to Your Channel

You will need to start by logging into your channel. Once you are logged in, go to your channel’s home page.

Select the Settings Tab

Next, you will need to select the settings tab at the top of your page. It is actually a button that says “Channel Settings”. Once you click it, you will see the new box open. This is where you will change your avatar and background.

Choosing an Avatar and a Background for Your YouTube Channel

Before you can add a background and avatar to your channel, you will need to find the one you want to use. As for the background, you can use a number of things. You can use a large background or you can use a small background and tile it. Search the internet and find the avatar and background you want to use for your channel. Save it to your computer and continue on with the instructions below.

Adding the Avatar and Background to Your YouTube Channel

Let’s add the avatar first. Click the “Choose File” button in the avatar section. When the box opens, locate the avatar you saved on your computer, select it and click open on the box. Once you select the file, it will automatically upload. Next, click the “Choose File” button in the background section. Again, you will need to search your computer for the background you want to use, select the background and click the open button. Your background will then be uploaded.

If you are using a small background and need to tile it, drop the box down with the arrow and select how you want your background to be placed on your channel. You can also apply a color to the channel if you do not want to use a background. Simply click the Background Color option and select the color you want to use.

See, it’s very simple, you just have to know where to go. When you are finished and ready to save it, click the Done Editing button in the top, right hand corner. Any time you want to change your background or avatar, come back to this page, click the Remove button and repeat the steps above. Have fun and personalize your YouTube channel!

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