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YouTube Captioning: Activate Your YouTube Channel

Add captions to YouTube videos so they are accessible to more users.

Activate Channel

When you log into YouTube, select YouTube Studio to activate your channel:

How to Activate your YouTube Channel

Log into


Log into one of your Google applications, such as Mail

In the Google Apps menu select YouTube.

If you do not find YouTube listed, select More to see YouTube.

Once you are in YouTube, check to confirm that you are signed in on your George Fox University Google account.

Click on your account icon and go to YouTube Studio.

You will be prompted to create a channel.

Once you have created your channel you will be able to upload videos, which will begin to be listed in your channel.

How to Increase Your Video Program Time Limit

YouTube accepts videos that are less than 15 minutes in program time. You can increase your limit by going to

The verification allows you to upload videos up to 12 hours in program time (or 128 GB).

Google's guide, Verify Your YouTube Account, gives details.



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Gloria Doherty
Subjects: Digital Learning