One of my favorite social networks to use is YouTube. I love using YouTube because it allows me to be creative and to help solve problems. One area I find challenging though is how to contact YouTube when issues arise. For example, filing trademark complaints, having issues with watching videos and more. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of the best way’s for you to contact YouTube about any issues you are having with the service. This way you can get your issues resolved in a timely manner.
How to contact YouTube
Contacting YouTube shouldn’t be so difficult. That’s why we’ve compiled the best forms to use when you want to contact YouTube for any issues. Feel free to pin this post, share it on your favorite social network, or email it to a friend. Enjoy!
If you feel your rights have been violated or that local laws have been broken, you’ll want to use the defamation claims form to contact YouTube.
Did someone violate your trademark in their channel or videos? Use this form to contact YouTube and file a trademark complaint.
Did someone use your content in their video? Use this form to file a counterfeit complaint with YouTube.
If your issue doesn’t involve trademark or counterfeit complaints, use these forms for all other Legal issues.
How to get content removed based on privacy infringement, impersonate you, spam you or threaten you? Use the content reporting and removals form to contact YouTube about these serious issues.
Do you have issues watching a video? This form is used to submit them to YouTube.
As your YouTube channel grows, you’ll come across people who want to impersonate you and capitalize off the content you built. You can report impersonation issues to YouTube. SImply fill out the report impersonation on YouTube form.
The site security issue form is used to contact YouTube when you come across hacks or exploits on the site. This could be on your own YouTube channel or on the entire YouTube site.
Are you experiencing playback issues on YouTube, such as slow connection speeds? Use this form to contact YouTube about these issues.
Did someone use your copyright materials in their video? Use this form to submit a copyright infringement complaint to YouTube.
Advertising on YouTube can be a great way to get better exposure for your videos and website. Use this form to contact sales to learn about advertising opportunities with YouTube.
If you are interested in joining the YouTube Partner program (this means improved placement, more video views, higher revenue streams), you can apply. Simply fill out the YouTube Partner interest form. While there isn’t a guarantee that you will be accepted into the program, just keep being awesome on your YouTube channel and publish great content viewers want to see.
One of my favorite way’s to get help from YouTube is to send them a tweet @YouTube. This is a great way to get a quick response back from YouTube.
If you have a Google account linked to your YouTube channel, you can make a request to change it. This form will help you contact YouTube to do that.
If none of these forms answer your question, you can always contact YouTube on Facebook by sending them a message or posting on their wall.
What to submit when you contact YouTube?
When you’re ready to contact YouTube with your issues, be sure you have the following information ready. This helps expedite your issue and lead to a faster response.
- Identify your issue
- Choose one (1) way to contact YouTube from the above list
- Provide detailed instructions on how to reproduce your issue on YouTube
- Include the right links to any content
If you have a lot of issues and need to contact YouTube, be sure you don’t submit them all at once. Also make sure that your claims are legit.
What to do after you contact YouTube?
While everyone considers their issue to be the most important one for YouTube to resolve, make sure you give them ample time to review your issues.
In my experience, YouTube has been very quick with their responses back. Most of my claims have been answered in 24-48 hours. Your response times may vary a little.
Question: What are some of the issues you currently have with YouTube? Leave a comment below with your issues.