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How to see subscribers on YouTube

By The IFTTT Team

December 07, 2023

  • Whether you're a content creator, a marketer, or simply curious about your YouTube channel's growth, tracking your subscribers is an essential practice. Knowing how to see your subscribers allows you to gauge your audience's engagement and measure the impact of your content. In this beginner's guide, we will walk you through the steps to see your subscribers on both desktop and mobile devices.

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  • Table of Contents

    • How to see your subscribers on desktop
    • How to see your subscribers on the mobile app
    • Privacy settings and user visibility
    • Upgrade how you use YouTube with IFTTT
  • How to see your subscribers on desktop

    Accessing YouTube Studio

    1. Open your preferred web browser and go to the YouTube website.

    2. Sign in to your YouTube account.

    3. Click on your profile picture in the top-right corner. YouTube

    4. Select “YouTube Studio” from the dropdown menu. YouTube

    Navigating the dashboard tab

    1. In YouTube Studio, you will automatically be on the Dashboard tab. YouTube

    2. Under “Channel analytics,” you will see your “current subscribers” count. YouTube

    Navigating the analytics tab

    1. In YouTube Studio, locate the left-hand sidebar.

    2. Click on “Analytics” to access your channel’s analytics data. YouTube

    Locating the ‘Subscribers’ section and understanding subscriber metrics

    1. In the Analytics tab, you will automatically be under the “Overview" tab. YouTube

    2. Click on “Subscribers” and click on “See More” where you will find important subscriber metrics like total subscribers, gained subscribers, traffic source, viewer age and gender, revenue source, and more. YouTube

    3. You can further explore these metrics to gain insights into your channel’s growth.

  • How to see your subscribers on the mobile app

    Opening the YouTube app

    1. Launch the YouTube app on your mobile device.

    2. Sign in to your YouTube account if you haven’t already.

    Accessing the YouTube Studio section

    1. Tap on your profile picture located at the top-right corner of the screen.

    2. Select “YouTube Studio” from the menu. YouTube

    3. You will then get redirected to the "Youtube Studio" app and if you don't have the app yet then you can download it on the App Store or Google Play.

    Seeing your subscribers count

    1. In YouTube Studio, you will be directed to your Dashboard where you can see the total number of subscribers right on your screen and that's it!

    Navigating to the Analytics tab

    1. Tap on “Analytics” on the bottom of your screen to access your channel’s analytics data.

    2. Dive into these metrics to gain valuable insights into your channel’s performance.

  • Privacy settings and user visibility

    It's important to note that subscriber visibility can be affected by privacy settings. Some users may choose to keep their subscriptions private, which means their names won't be visible to others. Keep this in mind when analyzing your subscriber count.

  • Upgrade how you use YouTube with IFTTT

    Tracking your YouTube subscribers is a valuable practice that helps you understand your audience, measure your channel's growth, and make informed content decisions. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can easily see your subscribers on both desktop and mobile devices.

    On top of that, integrating YouTube with IFTTT offers a range of benefits that can enhance your YouTube experience like streamlining your social media sharing where you can automatically share your newly uploaded videos to your social media accounts, saving you time and effort. It may seem overwhelming at first, but we promise that using our service is much easier than you think. We even have a step-by-step video where you can watch Ben build YouTube Applets that help you promote your Youtube channel through automation.

    So, what are you waiting for? Join IFTTT for free today to streamline your YouTube experience!

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