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October 10, 2016

Associating different Google AdSense account with your YouTube channel

If you have ever wondered if you can associate a Google AdSense account which is linked to a different email account than your YouTube channel account well then here is the good news for you, yes you can do that. I have done it several times and it has worked every time. The process is pretty simple and straightforward once you try it by yourself. The description below about how to make it work is valid and verified as of today. There is no guarantee that it will work for you as well and the information provided below comes with no implied warranty. The author(me) not responsible for any situation arising from use of this instruction so follow it at your own risk.

Steps 1:

Log in to your YouTube channel by using your email account and then go to Creator Studio. Now find the Monetization page under CHANNEL. Click on Review or change AdSense association and then click on Change button appeared inside the new Monetization page.

Step 2:

Now you should see Welcome to AdSense page. Now leave Welcome to AdSense page open and open up a new browser tab or window where you will sign out from your Google account / Youtube channel account (I have Google account linked to my Youtube channel so I just logged out from my Gmail account to have the same effect). Now switch back to Welcome to AdSense page and Sign in using your email account which is different from YouTube channel account. Now Just follow the on line instruction to complete the Google AdSense account association to your YouTube channel.

Step 3:

After association process is completed, sign out from email account which is different from YouTube channel account and sign in again using YouTube channel email account. Now on the Monetization page you should be able to see that your AdSense account is changed to the new one that you just associated.