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I'd like to migrate all my various google accounts into one so I don't have to remember five different ones (and also, some of these are kind of tasteless names that I made when I was a 14). The problem is that I don't want to risk losing my precious subscriptions by having to migrate them all manually. I have some basic python knowledge if there is an API i'll have to use to get this done.

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There are multiple options available for transferring subscriptions from one YouTube account to another. Here are two free solutions, both of which use JavaScript:

- youtube-subscriptions-importer on GitHub

This program can be used online to transfer subscriptions. The GitHub page has step-by-step instructions, as well as a link to video instructions.

- JavaScript solution from ILikeToMakeStuff.com

This program can also be used online. Instructions are included on the web page, as well as a link to JSFiddle where the code is hosted.

The first option was last updated 3 years ago, and the second option was last updated almost 6 years ago, but both are free and worth a shot.

If you want to try to code your own solution, here's a link to the Subscriptions section of the YouTube API:

https://developers.google.com/youtube/v3/docs/subscriptions

  • "...risk losing my precious subscriptions...". Could you please clarify whether the above scripts will transfer subscriptions as well? – marikamitsos Sep 29 '19 at 10:33
  • @marikamitsos Yes, that's what both of those scripts were designed to do. – freginold Sep 30 '19 at 9:06

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