How to Search YouTube Channels

How to Search YouTube Channels

Are you searching for your favorite YouTube influencer channel to watch videos, but you did not find it? Read this blog to learn how to search YouTube channels and search for a video from a channel.

However, since 2005, YouTube has become one of the most popular social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. After so many years, YouTube is still on top video-sharing website where people can upload content and watch videos of other content creators. As YouTube is a video-sharing platform, it’s quick and easy to search particular channels and videos. So, let’s check out.

How to Search YouTube Channels on Desktop

  • Navigate to or use any web browser on your MacBook or Windows PC.
  • Click on sign in at the top right corner to log in to your account.
  • Type the channel’s name in the search bar and press enter button on your keyboard.
  • Now tap on the filter option, three horizontal lines with sliders at the top left corner of the search bar.
  • Click on the channel option to see the channels related to your search terms.
  • Now tap on the channel that you want to see.
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Searching YouTube Channels on Mobile

  • First of all, launch YouTube on your mobile app (Android or iOS).
  • Click on the magnifying glass icon at the top of your screen.
  • Type the channel name in the search bar, and then tap on the search option
  • Now tap on the filter option to open a list of search filters; it has three horizontal lines with sliders at the top right corner of the screen.
  • Tap the channel option from the pop-up window.
  • Now tap on a channel that you want to see; this will display the YouTube channel’s home page.

How to Search within YouTube Channels on Desktop

The channel-specific search feature of YouTube lets you find videos within a specific YouTube channel. Here is how to do it.

  • Open YouTube on your web browser.
  • Hit the sign-in option at the top right corner to sign in to your account.
  • Go to the channel you want via YouTube channel search keywords.
  • Tap the search icon in the channel menu bar, then enter your search.
Search within YouTube channels on Desktop

How to Search within the YouTube Channel App on Mobile

NOTE: This feature is not available on the mobile app. You can use this YouTube feature on the mobile web browser.

  • Open your mobile web browser, navigate to YouTube, and sign in to your account.
  • Hover over the channel you want to find through.
  • Below the subscribe tab, you will see a slide. Swipe this slider to the right side till you see the search option.
  • Select the search option and enter your search.
Search channels on mobile

How to Search YouTube Channels by Email

There is another way to find YouTube channels: by email. Suppose you’re struggling to find a User on YouTube so you can get help from their Email Address to find them on YouTube. Follow the below-mentioned steps.

  • Open YouTube on your mobile, tablet, or PC.
  • Enter the email address into the search bar at the top of the screen.
  • Now, you can see the multiple YouTube videos and channels.
  • Click on the channel username to visit their YouTube profile.

How to Search Channels on YouTube TV

 Search Channels on YouTube TV

YouTube TV is like a live TV streaming platform that gives users access to over 100 live TV channels. You don’t have to use a cable connection or satellite to watch YouTube TV subscription. You only need an active wifi connection, a YouTube TV app, and a streaming device.

  • Navigate to the YouTube TV app.
  • After that, click on the search option you will see at the top.
  • Enter the name of the channel or show you’re searching for.
  • Then select search after entering the name.

Can I Find a YouTube Channel Without Knowing the Name of the User

If you don’t remember the name of the YouTube channel you’ve watched, here are eight different methods to search YouTube channels without knowing the YouTuber’s name.

  • Check your browser history.
  • Use YouTube search auto-suggest
  • Use My Activity of Google to track down your YouTube activity
  • Use the YouTube channel filter
  • Search channel owner’s name
  • Use Google’s auto-suggest to revive your memory
  • Do a YouTube search on Google
  • Check your channel subscriptions

Suppose you still can’t find the YouTube channel even after using the abovementioned methods. In that case, the probability is the channel is made private by the channel owner, or maybe the channel is deleted. When the channel owner turns their channel private, it will no longer appear in the search results.

How to Find a YouTube Channel URL

A URL is a unique identifier used to find anything on the internet. A URL, or uniform resource locator, informs a web browser how and where to recover a resource, which is also a marketing tactic. Users can type a YouTube custom URL directly into a web browser’s address bar. But users can also use it whenever clicking on links on a web page, a bookmark list, or an email. 

  • Go to or use any web browser on your computer.
  • Tap on sign in at the top right corner to sign in to your account.
  • After that, tap on your profile picture in the top right corner.
  • Then, hit on the setting option.
  • Here, you can see your profile name; click on an advanced option below your channel name.
  • After clicking on advanced, you can see your URL code next to Your Custom URL.  

How to Check Channel Monetization on YouTube

YouTube monetization is the capability to make money from your videos on YouTube. According to YouTube terms, you must have at least 4,000 watch hours over the last 12 months to qualify for monetization.

  • Navigate to YouTube and sign into your account.
  • Go to the channel’s home page and launch the source code on the page.
  • Then, search for the string “is_monetization_enabled.”
  • If the value is true, your channel is monetized; otherwise, it’s not.

Fortunately, you don’t have to do this process to check every single channel. Just copy and paste the channel’s URL, then click on the check link button. After that, you instantly get notified whether the channel is monetized and an estimation of how much money this channel per year.

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[wps_accordion_item title=’What to do if the YouTube channel search not working?’ open=’no’ icon=’plus’ ]Fix 1: Update Your Browser; fix 2: Clear your Browser’s Cache and Cookies; fix 3: Use Another Browser; fix 4: Open Incognito Mode.[/wps_accordion_item]

[wps_accordion_item title=’How to check YouTube channel name availability?’ open=’no’ icon=’plus’ ]Enter the name you like to check if a YouTube channel username is available. If the specific name is taken, YouTube will inform you, “That username is taken.”[/wps_accordion_item]

[wps_accordion_item title=’How to block YouTube channels from search results?’ open=’no’ icon=’plus’ ]Search for the channel you want to block, tap the About option on their YouTube channel page, click the Report user button, and then select Block user.[/wps_accordion_item]

[wps_accordion_item title=’How to find YouTube channels with low subscribers?’ open=’no’ icon=’plus’ ]A YouTube channel crawler copies everything in a channel, such as engagement numbers, user comments, and metadata of the videos, like descriptions, tags, and titles.[/wps_accordion_item]

[wps_accordion_item title=’How to find someone’s YouTube channel ID?’ open=’no’ icon=’plus’ ]Open a YouTube channel > right-click on any blank space > tap view page source option > click control and f key simultaneously. Then a search bar will appear on your screen; here, type channelid then ID will be shown.[/wps_accordion_item]

[wps_accordion_item title=’How to search YouTube channels by country?’ open=’no’ icon=’plus’ ]Type and enter the country’s name in the YouTube search bar > tap filter > tap location from the pop-up option list. Then, the list of videos in the search result with a location tag from the location you entered will appear on your screen.[/wps_accordion_item]

[wps_accordion_item title=’Can I check YouTube channel income?’ open=’no’ icon=’plus’ ]Yes. Copy the YouTube channel URL you want to check the income > hover over the SocialBlade website > paste the URL on the search bar and see yearly and monthly views results and income.[/wps_accordion_item]

[wps_accordion_item title=’How to find deleted YouTube channels?’ open=’no’ icon=’plus’ ]Use the Way Back Machine to see deleted videos or channels. Search for the title or name in the search bar. You must know the exact title of the video and the channel’s name.[/wps_accordion_item]

[wps_accordion_item title=’How to find the YouTube channel owners email?’ open=’no’ icon=’plus’ ]Go to the YouTube channel you want to check the email > tap the About section > select the view email.[/wps_accordion_item]


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