Funny how if you had no idea about this, seeing this, a lot might come to your mind. Like, “Can I really send a message to someone on YouTube?”. Well, yeah you can. YouTube isn’t only limited to streaming videos, liking and commenting, getting subscribers and subscribing to your favorite channels, and all common activities we do on it that we are all aware about. As you can also chat someone up on the platform.
However, not like YouTube actually has a feature or icon you can just click on and you know, send a direct message to that person you’ve always wanted to text. But there is still a way you can actually send that message. Hence, this article poses to enlighten you on different ways you can send a dm to someone you follow on YouTube.
YouTube is a global online video sharing and social media platform that allows different users share their contents to millions of people all over the world. It is a platform with a very high number of daily, weekly, monthly and even yearly users. On YouTube, we can share videos and all, but basically haven’t discovered how to send a message yet.
So, now that you know you can contact that your Favorite YouTuber, are you curious to know how? Then I implore you to read this article as it would help enlighten you on how to reach out to a fellow YouTuber you have always want to converse with through their email address, public chat box or even their social media platform. So, without further ado, let’s dive right in.
How to Send a Message to Someone on YouTube Through Email Address
Sending a Message to Someone on YouTube is very easy, especially if you prefer using the email address. However, in this section of this article, we would be providing you with simple steps you can follow to send a message on YouTube with email address. And these steps include;
- Turn on your preferred device
- Ensure it is connected to the internet
- Visit YouTube via its official website
- After that, sign in to your Google account so as for you to be able to access other major YouTube’s features
- Then click on the search engine at the top of the homepage
- Using the search engine, locate a channel you like and would want to message the owner
- Tap on the user’s username or the banner directly under the video to visit the owner’s channel
- After that, tap on “about”
- Scroll down, locate the “view email” button/link, then click on it.
- NB: This option is only available if user links email with channel.
- Click to tick the “I’m not a robot” box to verify your humanity
- Tap submit to see channel owner’s email address
Lastly, click on the listed email address, then copy and past on an email client so as for you to send a dm trough your mail directly to the creator.
How to Send A Message On YouTube Through Public Chat
Another way you can send a message on YouTube is through the use of the public chat tool. Now, there are two different ways you can use the public chat tool to chat with YouTuber on the video sharing platform. And they include; the community tab and the comment section. Now let’s see how to go about those two.
How to Use the Community Tab?
- Visit the YouTuber’s channel.
- Then locate and click on the community tab on the homepage.
- Click on the message bubble below any of their posts to leave a comment.
- Then if user/creator is interested, they would reply back.
How to Use Comment Under a Video
- Using the search engine on your YouTube’s Homepage.
- Locate a channel you live.
- On the channel’s page, locate the video you would like to opine on.
- Then scroll down to find a comment section.
- Enter your message in the “Add a comment” space.
- Click on “comment”.
So, if you are interested in this process or you couldn’t use the first step, you can follow the above listed steps. Besides, it is very much easy.
How to Send a Message on YouTube through Social Media Profile
If you couldn’t go through any of the above steps to send a Dm to your favorite YouTuber. There is another option for you. Which is “Social media profile”. Yes, just like you can use their emails to reach them, you can also use their social platforms too. You can reach them at either their Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and several others. You can just follow these steps to do that;
- Visit YouTube at its official website.
- Sign in to your account.
- Then visit creator’s channel’s homepage.
- Click on the about icon.
- Scroll down to locate the social accounts section
- You will come across various links to all or some of their active social accounts
- Click on any of the links to the taken to their social pages
Possibly, you can even find their social media links at the bottom right of their channel banner at the top.
Therefore, with any of these steps, you can reach out to any of your favorite YouTuber on the video sharing platform. As there is no feature on YouTube that allows you to directly send a message.