Forgot the email to my youtube account ;(

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Forgot the email to my youtube account ;( brendanpoon 11/20/10 2:24 AM
YouTube Username: brendanpoon

okay hi guys, i would really appreciate it if you guys helped me out with this problem because it has haunted me for a long time now. First off, i created this youtube account because the username is associated with me a lot, but sadly i forgot the email to the account... Now i can not change the password to that username. if you are reading this youtube can you please tell me what email i used for this account so i can try to log into the gmail. I think i made a new gmail account and forgotten the username, but anyways any answer or suggestions would be greatly accepted. The only reason i am frustrated is that i want that username so badly and the account has nothing on it so it does no harm to be removed.
Re: Forgot the email to my youtube account ;( TLFU 11/20/10 2:29 AM
Unfortunately for you, you need the email address in order to even prove it is your YouTube channel.

Since it was made only in August of this year you might be able to try your luck by putting in any email address you might have used into the username field at www.google.com (since email addresses ARE the names of Google accounts and Google accounts are in charge of YouTube channels, seeing that every YouTube is a Google "product" and on a Google account) and logging in.

If you get into Google with any of the email addresses you might have used (Yahoo, Hotmail etc etc, all work as usernames if made into a Google account) then you can check My Account / Dashboard to see if your YouTube channel brendanpoon is listed.  If so- that is your username and password sorted- they share a password and even the Google username can be used to sign in with at www.youtube.com.

:)

If not- repeat with other email addresses as you are in the wrong Google account. 
Re: Forgot the email to my youtube account ;( brendanpoon 11/20/10 3:47 PM
okay i partly understood what you said, but the problem is i think i made a new google account for that youtube username and i forgot the google account as time passed. How come google/youtube can't just tell me what the linked email address is? because if i knew the email i can probably log in since i use only 1 password for all my accounts. Stefanie Damm thanks for reply so quickly ;) you have helped me but i do not really understand what to do
Re: Forgot the email to my youtube account ;( TLFU 11/20/10 4:18 PM
As I explained- only you CAN know what Google account you created the YouTube channel on (and no- it is not possible to make a new Google account for your YouTube- it is perma-linked to its Google account).  You need to access it and that way you will have access to your YouTube.
Re: Forgot the email to my youtube account ;( brendanpoon 11/20/10 4:57 PM
could they simply just delete that account or do i need to phone them for them to delete it? i don't know how i can prove that i am that user, but every email i own is that name... i really need that username because i want to start making videos for that account. thanks for your replies :D
Re: Forgot the email to my youtube account ;( TLFU 11/20/10 5:12 PM
No, there is no telephone support and no- only the email address is acceptable proof.  Besides if you "delete" it you will NOT be able to make it anew- once a name is used it cannot be "reused", sorry.
Re: Forgot the email to my youtube account ;( brendanpoon 11/20/10 7:01 PM
oh my ... i just created another youtube account called PureFortitude and i completed the first step so i was happy that i could make the account, but when it went to the next step saying to log into my email and when i entered the email it didnt work so then i tried logging into the youtube account and that didnt work either... so i just lost my youtube account name. also www.youtube.com/PureFortitude does not work any suggestions on what to do on the next sign up ? also anyway i can get PureFortitude again?
Re: Forgot the email to my youtube account ;( TLFU 11/21/10 3:23 AM
You haven't actually yet made that account so yes- you will be able to make it again.  The problem seems to take place on page two of the sign up- what happened there?  You just say that "it didn't work", but what do you mean?  Did nothing happen?  Did it give you an error message?