YouTube personal account as channel

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I have a Gmail account. When I am already signed into Gmail account, YouTube shows me that I am signed in. So,

  • Is this account considered as a channel by YouTube definitions?
  • If yes, this channel will be eligible for monetization and YouTube play button rewards, once it reaches the threshold?
  • Or Do I need to create a channel other than this to be eligible?

Answer :

  • only if you created a channel – you can check this by clicking on your picture and selecting My channel. …if you will be prompted to create a YouTube channel you obviously don’t have one


  • monetization needs to be enabled first – you can see the status here:

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