Want to delete a video you uploaded on YouTube? 

Whether you want to learn how to delete it directly from your Desktop or smartphone, allow me to help you out.

Throughout this blog post, I’ll be covering:

Without further ado, let’s look at the exact steps you need to follow to delete YouTube videos across different devices.

How to Delete a YouTube Video on Desktop?

Following are the steps you need to follow to delete a YouTube video on Desktop:

Head Over to www.youtube.com and Sign in To Your Account If You Haven’t Already

The first thing you need to do is head over to www.youtube.com and log in to your channel, if you haven’t already done it.

In the Top-Right Corner of the Website, Click on Your Profile Picture & Select “YouTube Studios”

Head over to YouTube Studio

Now, when you are logged in to your YouTube channel, from the top right corner of the website, tap on your profile picture

Click on it and you will see a drop-down menu.

From the different options you see, select “YouTube Studios.” This will take you to YouTube Studios.

From the Left-Hand Navigation Bar, select “Content” & Tick the Video You’d Like to Delete

Select the video you'd like to delete on YouTube Studios under Content section.

Now when you are in the YouTube studios, you’ll see different options in the left-hand navigation bar. Select “Content.”

Here you will see all the videos you have uploaded on YouTube. For testing purposes, I’ve only uploaded one – so I’ll just show you how you can delete it from your Desktop application.

As you can see, I want to delete the video you can see in the image.

So, what I’ll do is tick the video I’d like to delete and proceed to the next step.

Delete the Video

How to Delete a YouTube Video on Desktop?

Now, you need to select three-dotted vertical line as you can see in the fifth step.

And finally – click on “Delete Forever.”

Now, YouTube will ask you for confirmation whether you want to permanently delete this video or not. Tick next to “I understand that deleting is permanent and can’t be undone.”

Select “Delete Forever” to delete that video forever from your channel.

As simple as that!

Now, let’s learn how you can delete a YouTube Video on smartphones.

How to Delete a YouTube Video on an Android or iOS Device?

Wondering how to delete a YouTube video on your Android or iOS device? Allow me to show you how:

Select “Library” on YouTube Mobile Application & Tap on “Your Videos”

Visit Your Video on mobile application.

Most of the steps are literally the same for both Android or iOS devices.

Launch YouTube on your smartphone and ensure that you are logged in to the right account. If not, make sure that you log in.

When you are signed in, select “Library” from the YouTube homepage.

Click on “Your Videos” to see all your uploaded videos.

Delete the Video

How to Delete a YouTube Video on an Android or iOS Device?

Next to the video you are looking forward to deleting, you will see the “More” option in the form of three-dotted vertical line. Click on it.

Click on “Delete” to delete the YouTube video.

Confirm the deletion process by clicking on the “DELETE” option.

And you’re done.

That’s how you delete a YouTube video.


I hope I could help you out. And if you think this blog post was useful, your support would really be appreciated. Feel free to drop your comments.