Use these recommended guidelines when creating a channel branding watermark. Do not upload pictures containing celebrities, nudity, artwork, or copyrighted images since this violates our Community Guidelines.
Near the top of the screen, click Add channel art. If your channel already has channel art, just hover your mouse on the existing banner until you see the edit icon . Then, click the icon and select Edit channel art.
Upload an image from your computer or saved photos.
You’ll see a preview of how the art will appear across different devices. To make changes, select Adjust the crop.
Channel art may look different on desktop, mobile, and TV displays. For the best results on all devices, we recommend uploading a single 2560 x 1440 px image.
Minimum width: 2048 X 1152 px. This is the “safe area,” where text and logos are guaranteed not to be cut off when displayed on different devices.
Maximum width: 2560 X 423 px. This means that the “safe area” is always visible; the areas to each side of the channel art are visible depending on the viewer’s browser size.
File size: 4MB or smaller recommended.
If you’re not sure about the width and height of an image, download our Channel Art Templates above to see how images show on different devices. You can use your computer’s image editor or find one online to resize the imag