Without physically logging out of the site, how do I view my YouTube channel as a member of the public and/or registered user would see it? Is there a native function for doing this?


Sign in to your YouTube account on a computer.

On the left, select My channel.

Use the drop-down menu next to your name to view your channel as Yourself, a New visitor, or a Returning subscriber. When you want to go back to viewing as yourself, click Done at the top of the screen.


  • Is the drop down menu meant to be visible directly below "My channel"? If so, I don't seem to be getting it when I rollover or click on it, nor can I see it anywhere else. On a desktop, 1920x1080 monitor: imgur.com/a/vjhEZ. – Hashim Dec 2 '16 at 3:46

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