Confirm your channel monetization

Ready to tell your stories and take over the digital world? First, make sure your channel is all set up to earn money. 

Check monetization is enabled 

  1. Go to your YouTube Creator Studio

  2. From the left menu, select Channel, and then Status and Features.

  3. Here, the "Monetization" box should be highlighted green and say Enabled. If this is not the case, please click Enable

Note: If the monetization for your account has been disabled, you won't be able to manually enable this option.  

Ensure ads are allowed in your videos

  1. In your YouTube Creator Studioselect Channel, and then Advanced.

  2. Under "Advertisements", make sure the box next to Allow advertisements to be displayed alongside my videos is checked. 

  3. If it's not, check the box and save changes
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